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Social Web Reader Application

Published 09/06/2010 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
Deadpooled, not active anymore
What can you use the app for?

Brizzly is a social networking reader that works with Twitter and Facebook.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Brizzly was launched in 2009 by Thing Labs, Inc. and was founded by Jason Shellen. AOL has acquired Thing Labs in September, 2010. was shut down by AOL in March, 2012.

What are the differences to other apps?

There are tons of social networking aggregators online. Brizzly has functions that are unique: Mute allows users to remove someone from the timeline without unfollowing them. Picnics allow users to conduct private, instant real-time communications (chats) without spam.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Brizzly is clean and uncluttered. Connection with Twitter and Facebook is menu driven, fast, and easy. Timelines refresh quickly. Trends are listed with an explanation (if known) of the reason they are trending on the home page. Users can add up to 5 Twitter accounts on Brizzly.

Replies and retweets are very easy. Emoticons are available and may be used, but are unsupported in some Twitter clients.

Images and video show directly in timeline rather than via link. Direct Message notifications appear onscreen and can be viewed or hidden.

How does the registration process work?

Users provide a username, email address, and password to register.

What does it cost to use the application?

Brizzly is free to use.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Twitter and Facebook users will be thankful for the ability to maintain both social media applications in one tool. Anyone looking for one-stop-shopping for a social media aggregator will enjoy Brizzly.

  • Free to use
  • Connects to Facebook and up to 5 Twitter accounts
  • Picnic feature for private conversations
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Trend lists with explanations
  • Mute feature
  • Images and video within timeline

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Brizzly pricing

FREE - Permanently free version

Mobile versions

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