Twitter abuse is now a pandemic – at least in my mind. People are recklessly using of this micro-blogging application, often without a purpose or goal in mind. This is one of the main reason I don’t use the service as much as I used to. The concept of value has become lost among a sea of thoughtless, frenzied tweets. (more…)
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The way I see it, micro-apps are the future of the web application. These tiny apps only do one thing in particular – but they do it well. As opposed to more robust applications, micro-apps focus on a single task and target that problem with a specialized solution.
Some start-ups choose to develop their products and services in stealth mode in order to avoid competitor attention and build hype leading up to the launch. Many believe this to be the best tactic, although I’m not yet convinced.
Everyone likes hearing their own voice. But not everyone has something important to say. In fact, it is highly unlikely that everything anyone says is overly compelling. For this reason, I believe that excessive Twittering is a form of ego-blogging.
When I’m catching up on the day’s headlines, I turn to numerous channels and sources. Generic news sites lack significance and don’t offer meaningful content. The ability to weed out the excess and focus on what’s important to you is the ultimate goal.