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Allison Kipta

We're connecting - and wasting time - on Twitter - San Jose Mercury News - 0 views

    Some have called Twitter "the 'Seinfeld' of the Internet - a Web site about nothing." And at first glance, this micro-blogging tool that connects users around the world through short bursts of real-time text messages can seem mindlessly superficial.
Elizabeth Koh

Sqworl: A Lightbox for Shared Links - ReadWriteWeb - 1 views

  • Using Sqworl to shorten links does two things: first, it helps you organize a series of links under one short URL, and second, it provides a series of site thumbnails - a lightbox of sorts - so recipients can see what they're getting before they click
  • Even if you don't want to share the links with anyone else, Sqworl is worth trying. With some ingenuity, you could make your personal link management or social bookmarking more visual. Using the combination of Sqworl's collections and thumbnails, you may soon be scanning for links based on visual clues - much like the icons on your desktop.
Allison Kipta

Micro Blogging with Twitter - 0 views

    Twitter is a software tool that allows users to continually post (or "tweet") very short text messages to the Web from computers or mobile phones. These quick public messages simply describe what a user is currently doing. Twitter's appeal has mushroomed, making it a much-discussed new tec
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