Plazes fills in a gap in today's IM networks--extending presence to physical locations rather than just "online/offline/busy/custom" status messages.

For example, by creating an account and running their little desktop agent, the page located at will tell anyone who cares to look exactly where I am (or where my computer was last connected).

The map overlay and integration of Flickr and local search are already there. I wonder how long before this gets better tagging and IM tie-ins...

It'll be fun to watch this evolve, that's for sure.

Posted by jzawodn at August 15, 2005 04:48 PM

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# jamie said:

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on August 15, 2005 07:37 PM
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