Echo: Join the Real-Time Web. Echo. Echo: Products > Overview. A fundamental shift in how people consume information and engage with each other on the web is underway. With the increasing popularity of social networks, people now expect to discover new content and talk about their favorite subjects instantly. Echo provides a real-time platform bundled with a suite of applications that enables you to transform your website into a vibrant, real-time social experience. One that keeps users engaged as the web continues to evolve. Allow users to log in and share via over 20 popular social networks. More Info Users can comment and respond to each other in real-time.
Provide a social destination for real-time topic discussions. Aggregate posts, tweets and content from the social web about topics. Cover breaking news and live events in real-time. Capture chatter from across the web. Editorial and user generated polls capture and surface opinions in real-time. Develop your own real-time apps. To learn more, call 888-GO-REALTIME or complete our web form . Slate, Time, WashPo And Other Big-Name Publishers Add The Echo Comment Platform. Back in December, we covered the rebranding of the startup previously known as JS-Kit, which has now assumed the name of its flagship product, Echo.
Echo is a real-time commenting platform that allows users to log in using a variety of accounts, including Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter, Google, and OpenID. After launching last July, by winter the company had signed on partners including CBS/Cnet, Discovery Channel, Dow Jones Local Media Group, and Hearst Digital News. Today, the company has announced the latest batch of publishers to implement the comment system, and there some big names: Newsweek, The Washington Post, Slate, Time, Forbes, AMC, Morningstar, and Sports Illustrated. According to Echo CEO Khris Loux and Chris Saad, VP of Strategy, the service’s main draw to publishers is that it is multiplatform. Echo’s main competitors are Disqus and Intense Debate, which we recently integrated on TechCrunch. Echo. IntenseDebate comments enhance and encourage conversation on you. IntenseDebate. Plugin API.
Introduction This page provides documentation of the API (Application Programming Interface) hooks available to IntenseDebate plugin developers, and how to use them.
This plugin API is very much inspired by the WordPress Plugin API, so if you’re already familiar with that you should feel right at home. If not, no worries, we provide full documentation here. If you haven’t already, we suggest reading the section on Writing a Plugin first. This document is a work in progress and constantly evolving. Hooks, Filters, and Actions↑ Table of Contents ↑ IntenseDebate provides several hooks that allow your plugin to ‘hook into’ the IntenseDebate comment system; that is, to call functions in your plugin at specific times, and thereby set your plugin in motion. Actions: Actions are the hooks that the IntenseDebate comment system launches at specific points during execution, or when specific events occur. Actions The basic steps to make this happen (described in more detail below) are: Filters where: Powering Discussion on the Web.