TweetDeck ups the Twitter List ante for all Twitter apps

When Twitter added lists not only was there a race to build (and get on) lists, but Twitter clients to add support for them. Over the past few weeks I’ve watched Hootsuite, Nambu, and others add Twitter Lists support all the while waiting for my favourite Twitter tool, TweetDeck to add support. This morning the […]

Twitter hasn’t peaked–Risks of blindly reading data

It seems that the “Twitter in the news” cycle is set to a two week rotation. Maybe the law of conservation of twitter news … Regardless, Twitter was in the news recently that Twitter has peaked because its Comscore traffic data dipped in October. Oh how the pundits, jumped on that. Well the pundits who […]

Twitter is what you make of it

Yet another post about Twitter’s much studied demographics. Like most cool, new (or newly mainstream) things people want to define it. To study it. To dissect it like a hapless amphibian and figure out if by looking inside we can understand it as a whole. We’ve heard about the 60% drop off rate (which means […]

Mac Twitter Apps Showdown: TweetDeck, Nambu, Tweetie for Mac

Beyond the post Oprah-on-Twitter hype, the majority of folks I know and chat with on a regular basis are tweeting business as usual. So while Ashton, CNN, and Oprah were getting headlines and new Mac Twitter app was being chatted about in my Twitter stream. Tweetie for Mac is a desktop app brought to you […]

Twitter hits the mainstream and a crossroads: Time for an open server

So an actor named Ashton gets a million followers and a talk show host named Oprah joins Twitter and the world rejoices. Twitter has hit that magic point of becoming mainstream. Of course, there isn’t universal cheering, but that is to be expected. I’m sure the academic community was aghast when AOL users could send […]