Fred Wilson clued me into a fun use of  He calls it the “for:“ tag.  He set one up for his wife Joanne (Gotham Gal).  Whenever he wants her to see something on the web, he simply tags it “for:gothamgal”.

I just set up a for:bradfeld tag in Then – I subscribed to it in NewsGator.  If you run across something on the web you want me to see, just tag it.

  • Interesting, I’ve never seen anyone use the for: tag without having a corresponding account. Congrats on innovating!

  • This isn’t right anymore, alas. /tag/for:bradfeld will redirect to /for/bradfeld and you must be bradfeld to see that page or rss feed.

    You should tell people to tag things as for:bfeld (because that is your username) and you should go to and get the RSS feed from there (because it is a private RSS feed.)

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