If anyone would like to help withe the development of
http://www.thefrequency.tv -- which integrates a focused Twitter search
result feed but "adds value above the social layer" -- I would appreciate
it. The Pulitzer Center is using the site currently.
On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 1:24 PM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Other Twitter iPhone clients are now kaput. You cannot compete with
> the official Twitter iPhone client, which is given away free of
> charge. There are quite a few "valued" developers who are having a
> very ruined day.
> Clients like TweetDeck and Seesmic should still be okay, because they
> are more general social media clients.
> One would be very disrespectful of the value of one's own time, if one
> now starts developing something that's exclusively a Twitter service.
> Please read what Jesse wrote. It is an extremely smart strategy. One
> such definition of "your core" might be "multi social services XYZ,"
> which would describe the "core" of TweetDeck and Seesmic.
> On Apr 10, 1:49 pm, Nigel Legg <nigel.l...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Surely all twitter developers are getting their success on the coattails
> > Twitter, rather than twitter getting success on the coattails of the
> > developers?
> > If you as a user, as a supplier to users, cannot find something that
> > doesn't do then maybe you haven't got your ear to the ground of what
> > users want to see. My aim is to carry on with what I'm doing, and
> > [hopefully] do it well before twitter can do it; if twitter then want to
> > come knocking, that's up to them; if they want to replicate my service,
> > that's up to them; hopefully I'll have enough users to survive.
> > To me, this just ups the ante, and makes the environment just a little
> > more edgy and competitive. Which is great, if you don't see the people
> > you're competing with. Not sure how I'd feel if I was going to #chirp.
> > On 10 April 2010 17:21, Zhami <stu...@zhameesha.com> wrote:
> > > On Apr 10, 11:44 am, Jesse Stay <jesses...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > <snip>
> > > > I think the more beneficial, and long-term advantageous approach
> > > > is instead to make Twitter a "support" for your application.
> > > Spot On!!
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