About Francesco Mapelli

Francesco is an Italian software engineer currently working on Java mobile applications. He is a passionate blogger, you can read his thoughts about SEO, technology and www social trends at www.mapelli.info or add his feed to your feedreader.
A Big List of Blogging Mistakes

Here’s the final list of the 48 blogging mistakes from the partecipants to the blogging project started by Daniel at dailyblogtips.com. There’s also my entry, the blogging mistake I did for 25 years … but they changed my catchy title :(

Reasons for Deep Linking

While writing a post, always try to link to some older posts with absolute paths.

Digg Burying Stories from Unbanned Domains

As you may know, digg recently unbanned a lot of domains, and www.mapelli.info was amongst them.

They claimed they have improved their algorithm to easily detect spammy content, and that there’s no need to ban domains now.

Spotplex – Social Networking With a Twist

The name is Spotplex, and the twist is “Trafficracy”.

At first sight, Spotplex looks like a clone of digg, with popular and latest content on the homepage. But the content is not rated by the users, but by the number of visits a page receives.

SocialMonkey: Firefox Plugin for Reddit
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SocialMonkey is a Firefox plugin that displays useful information from the main “social” sites on top of each reddit story.

Betas and LEGOs

When O’Reilly talked about Web 2.0 and perpetual beta he was tryng to say (I think) that the classic software release cycle is becoming too slow and self-focused for modern companies and that companies should never stop to enhance their applications and services with help from the community.