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* Twitter goes down, but life goes on: http://www.fiercemobilecontent.com/story/twitter-goes-down-life-goes/2009-08-07
 
* Twitter goes down, but life goes on: http://www.fiercemobilecontent.com/story/twitter-goes-down-life-goes/2009-08-07
 
* Report -- Nine Scientifically Proven Ways to Get Retweeted on Twitter: http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/dan-macsai/popwise/report-nine-scientifically-proven-ways-get-re-tweeted-twitter?partner=homepage_newsletter
 
* Report -- Nine Scientifically Proven Ways to Get Retweeted on Twitter: http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/dan-macsai/popwise/report-nine-scientifically-proven-ways-get-re-tweeted-twitter?partner=homepage_newsletter
 
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* Is Twitter giving stock options to celebrities?: http://eliasbizannes.com/blog/2009/11/is-twitter-giving-stock-options-to-celebrities/
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* Ashton Kutcher challenges CNN to Twitter popularity contest: http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/04/15/ashton.cnn.twitter.battle/index.html
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* Twitter’s Internal Strategy Laid Bare -- To Be “The Pulse Of The Planet”: http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/07/16/twitters-internal-strategy-laid-bare-to-be-the-pulse-of-the-planet/
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* Twitter's big day? Here comes Oprah: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17939_109-10222030-2.html
  
  

Revision as of 23:44, 29 December 2009

Twitter is the web's most popular short messaging service. It basically enables users to broadcast a short (140 characters or less) message about themselves or what they are doing/thinking at a given point in time. These thoughts, ideas, observations, opinions, hello messages, random updates etc... are presented as a linear set of posts (similar in nature to Facebook's Friend Update feature, which mimics the success of Twitter and similar short messaging "status update" services.


Twitter Mobile

Twitter Mobile also includes Mobile SMS but is (at least in North America) dwarfed in number of texts sent, by users of the mobile carriers' default, direct SMS text messaging services.



Revenue

Advertising


12seconds.TV


Selling Friends

Professional hustler turned CEO Jason Calacanis spelled it out on Twitter tonight. The new Twitter "suggested friends" feature (first blogged by Pete Cashmore) is a natural place to sell friend connections between users and companies wanting to communicate with them.

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Twitter Search

Twitter Search is slowly but surely becomign a thorn in Google's side by providing a superior stream of constantly updated, user-generated search results based on real-time Tweets by Twitter users.


Twitter API


Examples

* BC$ - Twitter API: http://bcmoney-mobiletv.com/twitter
* Tweetcall - Twitter by voice (from a mobile phone): https://www.tweetcall.com/
* Twitter Maps - Uses GeoIP to determine your location and plot nearby Twitterers on Google Maps: http://twittermap.com/maps
* TwitterVision - LIVE worldwide interactive map of (global) Twitter activity: http://twittervision.com/
* Flittr, picture your words (Flickr + Twitter): http://www.flittr.cc/
* TwitterThoughts: http://yvoschaap.com/twitterthoughts/
* Twitter Cloud: http://tweetcloud.com/
* Twitter Deck: http://www.tweetdeck.com/beta/
* TweetMixx: http://tweetmixx.mixx.com/


Resources



External Links



References

  1. Twitter May Have Found Its Business Model: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/twitter_may_have_business_model.php