Yoono

Yoono Firefox Extension 7.7.0

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Yoono is a Firefox add-on that allows you to bring together your social networks and chat programs, and adds rich media to whatever you're viewing on the net. If you want live updates from Facebook or MySpace while you browse elsewhere, this could be for you. View full description

PROS

  • Good social network functionality
  • Allows central management of various accounts
  • Highly customizable

CONS

  • Chat widget is buggy
  • Can get cluttered

Very good
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Yoono is a Firefox add-on that allows you to bring together your social networks and chat programs, and adds rich media to whatever you're viewing on the net. If you want live updates from Facebook or MySpace while you browse elsewhere, this could be for you.

Yoono sits in a collapsible sidebar in Firefox. You can sign into Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, AIM, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo Messenger.

Yoono will send little pop up alerts every time you have an update or message. You can decide what you get alerts for, and whether you want audio notification too. Yoono now supports multiple columns, like a desktop application.

As well as social networking, Yoono will also sync with your Google reader account, and you can listen to internet radio from Last.fm. Unfortunately, you can't currently sign in to Last.fm, or listen to user radio stations.

Yoono is customizable in terms of functions, you can add or remove any of the services mentioned, choose the size of the side bar and one of seven color schemes. There could have been more skins, but Yoono collects together social network sites very well. The chat programs are OK but not perfect - the people you chat with in Windows Live Messenger won't know when you're typing, for example.

Hit the search icon, and you can get automatic content related to whatever you're viewing in the current tab. This can be related searches, videos, products or Wikipedia entries.

Yoono is ideal for people who want to be constantly connected and up to date with their social world.

Changes

  • Minor release with a security fix and a few bug fixes

— User reviews — about Yoono

  • Sheree Brown

    by Sheree Brown

    "it is useless"

    useless tool,it has fail in two browsers,torch and google chrome webstore,that why their server has fail to work,other w... More.

    reviewed on December 23, 2016

  • Alex Went

    by Alex Went

    "Buggy as hell"

    Using (or trying to ) Yoono 6.2.2 on Firefox 3.5.5 under Windows XP pro 1) Failing to connect with either Facebook or T... More.

    reviewed on December 11, 2009

  • toddpringle

    by toddpringle

    "re: buggy"

    Alex - Just saw your review and wanted to respond (I tried to yesterday but softonic site wouldn't let me submit a re... More.

    reviewed on November 11, 2009