Macworld’s Lex Friedman talks to Tapbots’ Paul Hadad about why they had to charge $20 for the Mac version of Tweetbot.
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Pretty cool feature on the new Twitter for iPhone.
Something worth noting is that you don’t need a Twitter account to enjoy this application. Browsing trends, reading Top Tweets, finding popular users, and checking out public tweets geographically nearby are all possible immediately upon download.
No account necessary to enjoy Tweetie, er… Twitter for iPhone and iPod Touch. Sweet!
I admit it, I’m really disappointed that this didn’t ship as a Universal iPad/iPhone app. Sucks…
Re-branded Tweetie now available as Twitter for iPhone | via Macworld.com
The sad part is, there never should have been a controversy.
Homicide investigator: Twittering did not cause Bryson’s death | via FLORIDA TODAY
Lisa Belkin, from the NY Times Motherload blog on the Internet “scaffolding” that @military_mom was reaching out to for support:
For so many of us, sometimes without realizing it, that scaffolding is shored up by people we have never seen, but with whom we communicate regularly. Iâ€™d wager this is particularly true in the world of Mommy blogs, which were created by women precisely because they felt isolated in a new role.
Looked at through that lens, Rossâ€™ tweets are not an example of the misuse of the internet, but rather of its potential and power. Itâ€™s the critics, not Ross, that show the technologyâ€™s dark side.
Ellen Exploits Twitter’s Lists for Fun and Profit | via Gawker, via @stevenjayl
I’ve also noticed other, formerly legitimate Twitterers who have gone from infrequent but interesting updates to massive retweet ad spam.