Tag: microblogging

Major migration of the Swedish microblogosphere to Bloggy

• January 28, 2009 • Comments (0)
Major migration of the Swedish microblogosphere to Bloggy

Bloggy is the new microblogging site of choice for Swedes. In a short time the site has gained about 3 000 users and continues to grow. – I was thinking: Can I do this better?, says Jonas Lejon, the man behind the service, to Citizen Media Watch. In Sweden Jaiku has to a large extent […]

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Twingly offers microblog search

• January 20, 2009 • Comments (0)

Twingly expands its search engine with a brand new microblog search tool. They’ve been working on it for six months and today it was released. In the Twingly blog, they write: When we last summer started to see the microblogging-hype we felt that a search dedicated to microblogs would be a quite natural development for […]

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Pownce shutting down, becoming part of Six Apart

• December 2, 2008 • Comments (0)

Microblogging/microstreaming service Pownce announced yesterday that they are closing down the service and becoming part of Six Apart. Leah Culver writes: We have some very big news today at Pownce. We will be closing the service and Mike and I, along with the Pownce technology, have joined Six Apart, the company behind such great blogging […]

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Good use of microblogging in journalism – give us more examples!

• November 28, 2008 • Comments (1)

Whether status updates on social media sites should count as microblogging or not, the walled garden that Facebook still is to a large extent, makes status updates if not useless from a publishing perspective then atleast difficult to accommodate as they are on an open to all site. The same goes for users whose updates […]

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Are status updates on social media sites a form of microblogging?

• November 27, 2008 • Comments (8)

Microblogging services like Jaiku or Twitter, which recently passed its 1 billionth tweet (via Media Culpa), are immensely popular, and some even say they’ll completely take over from regular blogs. But what is the definition of a microblogging service? Does it need to be focused/dedicated to microblogging, or can it be a social media site […]

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