Flock 2.5 is a Free and Open Source, Web Browser specially built for browsing Social Networking sites such as Twitter, Blogger, Facebook, MySpace and many more. Advantage is that it beautifully combines traditional browser features along with focus on social networking and web 2.0 features. Flock is an award winning browser that is available for Windows, Linux as well as Mac OS. It is based on Mozilla Firefox Codebase and quite stable and usable as Firefox . Needless to say, with an estimated $30 million funding, Flock is becoming a prominent browser player quietly and steadily.
Flock 2.5 integrates social networking and media services including MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Blogger, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, etc Notably, when logging into any of the supported social services, Flock can track updates from friends: profiles, uploaded photos, and more. Flock’s latest 2.5 version added Twitter Search functionality, multi-casting of status updates to multiple services, and the introduction of instant messaging via Facebook Chat in the browser.
Accessing your mails is so easy, Just select your email provider, Gmail, Yahoo mail or AOL mail (as of now) and enter the username and password. That’s it. You sift through your emails easily.
Flock is also a very capable RSS aggregator with category support.
Flock supports 3rd party add-ons, here is a Winamp add-on toolbar on Flock!
All in all, Flock 2.5 is a capable Browser with extra focus on Social networking, RSS, emails, chatting etc via unified user interface that eases your life without having to juggle between multiple applications.