Posts Tagged: twitter

Google buys Jaiku – why?

Today microblogging service Jaiku announced that they have been purchased by Google. I came across the news via a barrage of Twitter updates this morning, and it wasn’t long before everyone started wondering why Google chose Jaiku over Twitter. It seems that most people feel Jaiku is the superior platform technology-wise, but the community at… Reads more »

My love-hate relationship with Twitter

I have a love-hate relationship with Twitter going on. Actually, in a lot of ways, it’s quite similar to my love-hate relationship with Outlook 2007. They’re both extremely useful, yet both horribly slow. Let me explain. Twitter is great for quick status messages, or jotting down thoughts that don’t deserve an entire blog post. I… Reads more »