Twitter: A Media Darling, and a Backlash Target

But while Twitter is changing the way reporters and editors have to do their jobs, it is also inspiring a round of crankiness, agita and outright backlash against the service. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Mar 10, 2009 - 8:08 AM PDT
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Kristin Gorski
3.3
by Kristin Gorski - Mar. 11, 2009

A semi-serious piece about the continued growth and media reception of mircoblogging service Twitter. As many other recent articles, this one gives the subject a relatively superficial treatment. The Doonesbury cartoon and HubSpot graph are given no attribution and are not linked to their original source.

I've written a few articles on Twitter, and there is more to the story here. The writer gets to a bit of it -- drawing parallels to the early telegraph service -- but there are reasons why Twitter grows and breaks news first. I'd like to see a much more in-depth treatment of how clearly defined Twitter subgroups are using the service.

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Kaizar Campwala
3.3
by Kaizar Campwala - Mar. 10, 2009

A mediocre Twitter primer that fails to really capture the promise or the drawbacks of Twitter mania.

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Paul Hyland
2.9
by Paul Hyland - Mar. 13, 2009

A little too much about the controversy, although it does have interesting facts.

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