IFTTT: the natural successor to Yahoo Pipes
Paul Bradshaw reminds us that IFTTT is the natural inheritor of Yahoo Pipes’s mantle:
The proposition was a clear one: if you’re having to anything more than once, get IFTTT to do it for you. Cross-posting from WordPress to Facebook? Automate it. Saving all the tweets using a particular hashtag? Automate it.
And that chimes nicely with one key message from yesterday’s Digital Editors Network:
Yup. If you repeat a task three times, it's time to automate. #formatDEN
— Martin Stabe (@martinstabe) June 9, 2015
But it’s also worth remembering that, just like Pipes, IFTTT is a free service which is a potential single point of failure in your future workflows…
Sign up for e-mail updates
Join the newsletter to receive the latest posts in your inbox.