Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Six Apart Launches Cross-Platform Facebook Blogging App

blog it logoSix Apart Ltd., the creator of the widely used Movable Type blogware and TypePad blog hosting service, unveiled its new Blog It tool today. The tool allows Facebook users to post to multiple blogs or micro-blogs across the Web from within the social network.

"Blog It is one of the few applications that takes content created inside Facebook and makes it available for use outside Facebook," said David Recordon, open platforms tech lead at Six Apart, in a statement. "Blog It users are able to update their personal blogs, business blogs, online journals, Facebook status, or Twitter or Pownce activity all from one central environment. This is a concrete step away from the silos and walled gardens of the past and toward the open Web of the future."

Blog It supports about a dozen services, including Blogger, TypePad, Twitter, Movable Type, Vox and WordPress. Facebook users can add Blog It here.

Why use Blog It?
  • Update all your blogs from within the Facebook environment.
  • It's a free Facebook application.
  • Blog It is powered by TypePad, one of the best blogging services available.
  • Update all your blogs and web services. Blog It supports TypePad, Twitter, Blogger, Livejournal, Movable Type,,, and more.
  • Increase the number of people who see your posts.
  • Keeps your friends on any network informed of your activities.

For more information checkout the Six Apart press release or the Blog it features page.

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