Social Wallpapering

Social Wallpapering is a public effort to classify, rank, and distribute high-resolution images for use as desktop backgrounds. Supported resolutions include 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1600×1200, and all other background variations with a minimum width and height of 1280×720 pixels.

Socwall employs several technologies to function, such as cascading style sheets (CSS), asynchronous javascript and XML (AJAX) requests, an open source relational database management system (MySQL), and a server-side cross-platform HTML embedded scripting language (PHP). The idea for Socwall originated in March 2006 by Kirk Ouimet, who is the founder and maintainer of the web site.

The design of Socwall was inspired by the great potential of community-based interactive websites, which are commonly referred to as Web 2.0 websites. The author of this site was particularly influenced by Kevin Rose’s excellent

Social Wallpapering is an attempt to create the greatest high-resolution wallpaper resource on the planet.

Social Wallpapering

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1 Response to Social Wallpapering

  1. chrism says:

    what no naked gifs?? what sorta internets-based background treasure trove is this?

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