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Bringing perspective to the Twitter-sphere

Is it too soon still to speak of the Twitter economy? Yeah, just a bit. But you'd be wise not to ignore the new vehicles for spreading the word.

Is it too soon still to speak of the Twitter economy? Yeah, just a bit. But you'd be wise not to ignore the new vehicles for spreading the word.

I just got off the TwitterFone...

Let's assume you are so busy that you don't even have time to type your Twitters. Someone has dreamed up a solution for you.
(Posted in Webware by Rafe Needleman)
May 26, 2008 11:40 p.m. PDT

Twitter too big for you? Try one-word-wonder Adocu

Twitter clones have been aplenty since the service launched in mid-2006. But one that's just cropped up is almost a joke, limiting messages to whatever you can fit inside of one (sometimes giant) word.
(Posted in Webware by Josh Lowensohn)
May 27, 2008 10:14 a.m. PDT

Some perspective on Twitter and its brethren

Twitter, FriendFeed, Pownce, Facebook, OpenSocial and other evolving Internet services and technologies are important network amplifiers, but they aren't a solution for global warming.
(Posted in Outside the Lines by Dan Farber)
May 25, 2008 10:21 p.m. PDT

Twitter and FriendFeed: Let it be

The tube of the blogosphere inhabited by the Gillmor Gang has been caught in a loop of Twitter vs. FriendFeed blather. It's much ado about nothing.
(Posted in Outside the Lines by Dan Farber)
May 25, 2008 4:18 p.m. PDT

Popular blogger ignites uproar over Twitter harassment

Ariel Waldman, a blogger and Pownce employee, claims that microbloggng service refused to take real action after she complained. Abuse to become much bigger issue as Twitter grows.
(Posted in The Social by Caroline McCarthy)
•  Podcast: Harassment and the future of Twitter
May 23, 2008 8:36 a.m. PDT