Flickr Social is a Yahoo Pipe created by See-ming Lee to deal with his frustration on having to get onto Flickr everyday to track his friends' comments and also comments he has posted on with and follow the trail of conversation. This pipe tracks all the commenting activities such that they can be logged and displayed somewhere else.
One of the problems the way the Comments You've Made page works is that if you commented on some particularly popular images, you ended up having a lot of noise in that feed that is unrelated to you.
Given these two problem at hand, this pipe was written to return an RSS feed of all things happening to a user's activities without the extra noise.
Feedback: If you have any feedback and suggestions, feel free to email SML at email@example.com.
About this pipe
What this pipe does
- Based on a Flickr username (not user id), return a feed of:
- Recent comments other people have posted about your photographs
- Recent comments you have made to other people's photographs
- For your recent comments on other people's photographs, fitler out the result such that the feed contains only comments you have made and exclude other people's comments on the same photograph. This ensures that you don't get too much noise on that particular feed if that photograph become very popular—which appears to happen a lot to photographs which i commented on.
- Aggregate the results from the two and sort the items based on the published date.
SML Thank You
SML would like to thank Kris J. Clarke from Scotland for helping him out during the process as he develops this. Kris, you rock!
- [2007-11-11T18:27-05:00] Updated with three additional fields for string inclusion
- [2007-11-11T12:19-05:00] Updated with new Flickr API key for Yahoo Hacks only.
- [2007-11-11T12:00-05:00] Updated to detect name reply from others as well. (Useful especially if you use the GM Script: Flickr Buddy Icon Reply and picked name reply which inserts username automatically.
- [2007-11-10] Pipe created.
- SML uses this pipe on his Wiki to aggregate content. You can see it here: SML Wiki: SML Flickr
More SML Pipes
- SML Flickr Tags: SML Pipes
- SML Pipes (smlpipes.com)
- Yahoo Pipes: See-ming Lee (pipes.yahoo.com/seeminglee)
Related SML Pro Blog
Pipes on SML Wiki
http://pipes.yahoo.com/seeminglee/flickrsocial Flickr Social is a Yahoo Pipe created by See-ming Lee to deal with his frustration on having to get onto Flickr everyday to track his friends' comments...
Friendfeed Truncate Author
http://pipes.yahoo.com/friendfeed-truncate-author I use FriendFeed to feed some of my Twitter feeds. The problem is that when I do that, the Twitter feed also contains the author (my name) which is...
Meta Search Alerts
http://pipes.yahoo.com/seeminglee/metasearchalerts FoldUnfold Table of Contents Purpose Source Mechanism Tips Change Log Meta Search Alerts in action Here's the pipe in action logging activities...
SML Pipes = See-ming Lee + Yahoo Pipes http://pipes.yahoo.com/seeminglee FoldUnfold Table of Contents Recently posted pipes Pipes on SML Wiki Recently posted pipes Pipes on SML Wiki
SML Thank You
http://pipes.yahoo.com/seeminglee/smlthankyou The geeky way of recording and remembering kindness and generosity from other people. FoldUnfold Table of Contents Screenshots The pipe Sample output...
Twitter Mentions (Yahoo Pipes)
There are many Twitter tools now that allow you to access multiple Twitter accounts at once but there is no tool available that I know of that give you an at-a-glance overview of Twitter RT mentions...
Yahoo Pipes is a Yahoo product which allow programmers and non-programmers alike to manipulate data sources to generate RSS feeds. It's very useful tool. http://pipes.yahoo.com Pipes on SML Wiki