Visualizing Twitter Again: I Tweet Therefore I Am
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Visualizing Twitter Again: I Tweet Therefore I Am

The API-sucking apps for Twitter are seriously where the fun begins and ends with Twitter. The network is cool, the followers (though I hate that name) also cool. But the apps working the network is where the real innovation is happening. What has Twitter proper done lately in the way of innovation? Fail? And did I read recently that 90% of Twitter's server load is due to API calls and not people on Twitter.com. So where will Twitter.com, or Biz and Co. at Twitter the company, add value?

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WHY TWITTER? My Client Doesn’t Need to Be ON Twitter, Right?

"I mean, Lance Armstrong, I get that. I am a biker, and I understand why people would want to follow Lance's tweets. But my client just doesn't need to be on Twitter, right? I mean, they don't really have anything interesting to say. Why would I "follow" them?" He was testing my knowledge a little and pressing me to make a case for Twitter as well. He genuinely wanted to know what Twitter could do for his client. But the key to the dialogue was this: He was not a Twitter-er.

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