Maintenance Tonight (9 PM PST)

Hey all,

We’ve got a scheduled maintenance window of approximately 2 hours this evening at 9 PM PST. Here’s a quick rundown of what will be new and improved once we’re back up:

  • 1st round of Facebook integration - push blips to your Facebook profile using Facebook Connect. The next round will have support for finding friends and deeper integration from the Facebook side of things.
  • Improved services interface - we’ll tell you when there’s connection issues with your integrations.
  • Changes to our contact importer scripts to prevent accidental sending of mass invites.
  • A smattering of bug fixes.

We’re going to start sending out newsletters soon as well. The initial one will be the first of what will become monthly installments. We’ve also got plans for other small emails such as tips and tricks for how to get the most out of In preparation for this, we’ve added a preference for newsletters on your settings page so make sure to update that if you don’t want to hear from us on occasion.

Yan and Ian

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metaphysic  on July 22nd, 2009

Good Announcement. I hope that continue to growth. Rock and Roll.

astroengine  on July 22nd, 2009

Very excited, looking forward to seeing the upgrades! You guys are doing a great job, loving the system :)

Cheers, Ian (@astroengine)

juse  on July 22nd, 2009

Am I seriously the third person to comment, this is huge news for blip…Let’s Rock!

daretoeatapeach  on July 23rd, 2009

Looking forward to spreading the blip love on that social network all my friends seem to be obsessed with! You know the one. =P

katharinec  on July 23rd, 2009

Wait, so how to I get it to integrate with Facebook? Help?

katharinec  on July 23rd, 2009

Nevermind, I figured it out.

mitchellmckenna  on July 27th, 2009

Wow - Huge news! I’ve been waiting for this forever! Hope they come out with a embedded audio player in the Facebook news feed soon!

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