just started with an interesting virtual presence application. Skabble is an
instant messenger with a special focus on meeting people on web pages.
There is a small indicator on every web page in the lower left corner (similar
to weblin and RocketOn) that shows how many people are on the same page. You can
click on it and open a kind of browser "sidebar" at the lower border, which
shows a chat window. You chat with people on the same domain name or sub-domain.
You can chat with people on the same page, but also (and interestingly) with
people visiting other similar pages. Web pages are categorized and you can click
on the category. Categories are (currently?) drawn from the DMOZ open directory
project. This means that only big sites are categorized. But it is a very