Streamy currently in its private beta, is a personalized news & social network services. It’s well designed, and has a lots of intelligent features.
At its core, this is a social network, where adding friends is the first order of business. Once you have friends, you can share news items with them, and get recommendations from them via email or a built in, Meebo-like instant messaging service.
You also need to build out your profile. Do this by adding a picture and personal information, joining groups, adding feed subscriptions, etc.
But Streamy is all about the news, and the social network is there to spread the good stuff.