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Twitter Changing The Way It ReTweets

Tweet TechCrunch has some details of the changes we can expect to see to the mechanics of the ReTweet and even has some screen shots of how this could look on Twitter (the site): From the looks of it, this could mean some pretty big changes on Twitter. As you can see in the mock-ups […]

Some Hilarious Stuff on AP’s DRM

Tweet The AP has released some info on its new “protection” system–not sure what exactly they are trying to protect us from. From CrunchGear: This same system, as you recall, has prevented the rise of piracy in the music and movie arenas and must be applied to the written word before the Internet fails and […]

Twitter Crackdown

Tweet Did your follow count just drop? I received an email from @tless that I’d lost 60 followers on Twitter. I’m not really phased by that, since I don’t really put much stock in how many people are following me. I mean, I want followers, but I only want quality followers who are engaging. According […]

A Glimpse Inside Twitter

Tweet Techcrunch has published some of the internal documents from Twitter they received. As they put it, Twitter isn’t exactly happy about this, but they’ve put this info out there with their approval. Lots of great info there about their relationships with Google, Facebook and Microsoft. I’ve only had a chance to skim over it […]

Is Twitter Really Killing RSS?

Tweet I saw this TechCrunch article (in my RSS reader) and found it very entertaining. Gillmor makes some good points, and even if you don’t agree that it’s over for RSS, it’s well-written and humorous. About Twitter: There, RSS items are fed into aggregators and husked for their behavioral signals, packaged as Tweets and sold […]

Mark Zuckerberg Says It’s Complicated. No Kidding Sherlock

Tweet Here’s the rundown from several sites around on Facebook’s Terms of Use new policy. A statement from Facebook. From Mark Zuckerberg. A couple of weeks ago, we updated our terms of use to clarify a few points for our users. A number of people have raised questions about our changes, so I’d like to […]

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