Table of Contents

  1. Helpful links
  2. What are webmentions?
  3. How are people using Webmentions?

Helpful links

What are webmentions?

  • W3C standard - full recommendation in Jan 2017
  • A standardized protocol that enables one website to inform another that it has been mentioned.
  • Integrations with Twitter (using mostly (only??))
  • Avoids silos
  • Major iteration of pingbacks and trackbacks

How are people using Webmentions?

  • Facepile -> sort of like what Im doing but have icons showing the difference between likes and retweets
  • Reproduce the Twitter interface at the bottom