LikeHack is an efficient way to read your social news
Think of LikeHack as a:
To save even more time, try our Chrome extension or email delivery feature!
Easy as pie! Just connect all your favorite content sources - Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, favorite blogs - to LikeHack, and we'll do the rest for you!
We‘ll extract links from your feeds, aggregate them, index them to make them searchable, explore your likes and interests using your sharing history, find personal content curators who like the same things as you, then personalize and filter your feed, getting rid of everything that's boring, irrelevant and just plain useless. That's a lot of work—for us, not you.
You get to sit back and enjoy reading the top 10-20% of the best stories from your feeds, every day. And rest assured that you can always easily find any one of your links again through LikeHack if you need it later.
You can get your curated content delivered via email, our web app, Chrome extension, or straight to your Wordpress blog. (Mobile apps coming soon!)
Really ****ing well.
After you connect your social network accounts and favorite blogs, LikeHack goes to work:
So, now that LikeHack has all this content from your feeds, how does it decide what you’ll find worth reading?
This is where the magic really starts.
LikeHack doesn't just show you the most popular content. You are not a crowd; you have unique personal interests. And we want to cater to those interests, not treat you like a nameless, faceless consumer.
And we want to cater to those interests, not treat you as a nameless faceless consumer.
So how do we do this? Do we use super-clever algorithms to rate content the way you would? What? That’s impossible, you say? Well, yes—it is impossible. After all, algorithms aren’t people. We're not going to bullshit you and claim we've invented a way to read your mind. We don’t use algorithms—we use something far more reliable.
So how does LikeHack give you the content you want if we don’t have a genius mind-reading algorithm? By using real people to curate content for you.
Simply put, LikeHack finds people that have liked the same links from same sites as you have. When they like something which appears in your feeds, LikeHack interprets that as a sign that you’ll probably like it, too. It’s math, sure, but it uses human-powered content recommendations.
That's why it works: LikeHack filters your content and highlights must-read material based on the opinions of real people who share your interests.
You can always access a list of every single link from your feeds, but you don’t need to. LikeHack continuously stays up-to-date on your likes and interests. You don’t need to keep telling us what you like; we do all that boring stuff ourselves to make your life easier.
Because we care.
(We know, it's a real tear-jerker.)
By signing up, of course. Once you do, you’ll see our welcome page where you can connect your various social accounts and content sources to LikeHack.
First, take a couple of seconds to think about which social networks you check on a daily basis.
It's probably going to be Facebook, Twitter, and 3-10 other favorite sites and blogs.
Remember, the more of your favorite content feeds you connect to LikeHack, the easier it will make your life. Reading all those feeds from top to bottom every day eats into your precious time. Think about it: of all the stories you scroll through, how many do you actually read each day? Ten? Fifteen? That means 90% of what you scroll through in each news feed is basically a waste of time.
Second, think about how you usually share content you like. Do you do it via Facebook, Twitter, Gmail? Connect the accounts you use most often to share interesting content—stuff that you’ll probably want to be searchable most of all.
Don’t be afraid to connect every account you have. LikeHack will deal with all the information for you. The more you give, the more you'll get.
And that’s it. LikeHack will then start analyzing and indexing everything for you. When it's done, we’ll let you know.
You can add all incoming content from:
You can also add the services you use to save and share content in order to make your favorite links searchable:
Like we said, LikeHack can help you save approximately an hour of pointless scrolling each day.
Reclaim your extra hour in three easy steps:
And when you find yourself trying to remember where you saw that link you need right now, you can just search for it in LikeHack!
To get quick access to your personal search and add any page to your Favorites with one click, try our Chrome extension.
We have limits for free plan - you see only 9 handpicked stories a day and in Favorites we store only your shares for last month.
Other limits are only about technical issues:
Go to your Profile page and find the notification email field at the top. Type in the new email address you’d like to use for LikeHack notifications and click “Ok.”
We hope you won't, to be honest. But if you're absolutely set on it, we won’t stand in your way (though we’ll still be sad to see you go). Remember: deleting your account means that we’ll delete all your data. To do this, go to your Profile page and click on the “Delete LikeHack account” link at the bottom. Deleting your data can take up to 24 hours. If you change your mind, you can cancel the process at any time simply by logging in.
After your initial importing and indexing is complete, new links will generally take between 1 minute and 1 hour to show up in your LikeHack feed.
If you don’t use LikeHack for a week or more, we’ll start downloading updates to your account only after you log in again, to keep our servers from exploding.
Most likely you’ve already connected this social account under a different LikeHack profile, which is why the system thinks you’re a different user. If that’s not the case and you don’t remember connecting this account to LikeHack before under a different profile, please let us know at email@example.com.
Go to the Settings page, check the “Deliver to my inbox” option under "Daily Digest," and set the time when you’d like to receive your daily digest of the best stories from your social feeds.
Your daily digest of top stories will be a list of 10-15 trending stories, recommended by people you trust.
Our Chrome extension delivers your top stories right to your browser. It also shows how many new stories are currently in your inbox, lets you search your content right from the extension, and allows you save any open page to your Favorites with one click.
Simple: just install the LikeHack plugin for Wordpress, get the access token on the Settings page, and add the LikeHack widget to any part of your site using the Wordpress admin panel.
If you’ve already downloaded your Google Reader data from Google Takeout, you just need to do the following:
go to your LikeHack account, click Settings, and upload your archive using the “Migrate from Google Reader” option.
We’ll not only import all your feeds, but also add all the links you starred in Reader to your Favorites.
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We’re currently focused on improving the curation, sharing and social components of our service. We have lots of ideas already, but we welcome your feedback, too. Please check out our Uservoice forum to make suggestions and vote for features you'd like to see.
Our goal is to become a filter for the web that people can use to avoid information overload and make the most of the time they spend online.
Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
he LikeHack Team is always happy to help, and we’d love to hear what you like and don't like about our service. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or thoughts!