Just as predicted by my recent post on “Why Creating A New Habit Is So Hard”, I haven’t quite been entirely able to lay off of the “Quick Hits” posts to Posterous.
Still working on modifying that habit to posting here instead… :)
Since we wouldn’t want you to miss anything important, these were the most recent [...]

A passage from Twitter CEO Evan Williams’ post why the new, formalized Retweet function "works the way it does" shows lack of depth and clarity in Twitter’s thinking about the significance of trying to replace the "Retweet" (RT) forwarding convention, something that arose organically from its community without any assistance by the company whatsoever:

The attribution [...]

I have mentioned social media sensation Twitter, originally billed as a so-called "micro-blogging" service, in a number of posts over the last year, and by now there is almost no way that you haven’t heard one of its seemingly nightly mentions in the mainstream media.
If you’re not on Twitter yet, you should be, if only [...]

Yet another controversy has erupted around Facebook (the recent Terms of Service PR disaster having barely scabbed over) in the last few days, this time around the redesign of the Facebook user "Home" page (the profile page was redesigned last year), which is adding a real-time feed more along the lines of micro-blogging service Twitter.
While [...]

Microsoft’s indirect attempt at a youthful social networking site, Wallop, is packing it in after 2.5 years as a venture-backed spin-off company.
And one thing appears to be clear: Regardless of the merits of the technology and features behind the platform, Wallop never had much of a chance of succeeding during the same time frame in [...]

There have been surprisingly fast developments in the brewing war over social networking open standards involving Facebook and Google’s FriendConnect and OpenSocial, which I first referenced in last week’s post on Microsoft’s possible rationales for soon making an offer for Facebook.
Facebook on Tuesday announced "fbOpen" as its competing OPEN standard for building Facebook compliant social [...]

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