Tweetie 2 for Mac is still alive, folks! http://www.macheist.com/forums/viewtopic.php?pid=370710#p370710
--Robby On Apr 12, 7:33 am, Michael Macasek <mich...@oneforty.com> wrote: > Ryan, > > Great post. Thank you for taking the time to clarify some of Twitters > recent actions and future direction. Hopefully this thread will not > get derailed... > > Looking forward to seeing you and all the Twitter folks in a few days > to continue the discussion. And maybe at the oneforty PreChip > party? :) > > RE Mike's comment... Yea what's the deal with Tweetie for Mac man? I > need my Tweetie fix. ;) > > M > > On Apr 11, 8:22 pm, Ryan Sarver <rsar...@twitter.com> wrote: > > > I wanted to email everyone and share my thoughts on the acquisition > > from Friday, the communication around it and where we are going from > > here. We're incredibly excited about Chirp, and I think an open > > dialogue going into it is important. I look forward to meeting many of > > you there and continuing the discussion. > > > We love the Twitter ecosystem and work hard every day to help support > > you and make the platform you are building on as successful as it can > > be for everyone involved. We love the variety that developers have > > built around the Twitter experience and it's a big part of the success > > we've seen. However when we dug in a little bit we realized that it > > was causing massive confusion among user's who had an iPhone and were > > looking to use Twitter for the first time. They would head to the App > > Store, search for Twitter and would see results that included a lot of > > apps that had nothing to do with Twitter and a few that did, but a new > > user wouldn't find what they were looking for and give up. That is a > > lost user for all of us. This means that we were missing out an > > opportunity to grow the userbase which is beneficial for the health of > > the entire ecosystem. Focus on growing and serving the userbase is > > beneficial to everyone in the ecosystem and more opportunities become > > available with a larger audience. We believe strongly that the > > ecosystem is critical to our success and this move doesn't change > > that. We have analytics that show our most engaged users are ones that > > use SMS, twitter.com AND a 3rd-party application. It further proves > > that there are different audiences and needs that we can never meet on > > our own and we all need to work together to provide what is best for > > the users. Once I understood the long-term view I strongly believed it > > was not only the right thing to do for users, but the right thing to > > do for the ecosystem as a whole. > > > To be clear, we are going to work hard to improve our product, add new > > functionality, make acquisitions when it's in the best interest of > > users and the whole ecosystem at large. Each one of those things has > > the potential to upset a company or developer that may have been > > building in that space and they then have to look for new ways to > > create value for users. My promise is that we will be consistent in > > always focusing on what's best for the user and the ecosystem as a > > whole and we will be sincere and honest in our communication with you. > > To the point that we can, we will try to give more certainty about the > > areas where we think we can maximize benefit to users. We will > > continue to focus on what is best for users and we will work together > > to make sure that we are creating more opportunities for the ecosystem > > on the whole. We will also admit our mistakes when they are made and > > the Blackberry client should never have been labeled "official". It > > has since been changed and you won't see that language used with > > Twitter clients in the future. > > > This week will hopefully show that we are focused on building a > > platform that no longer just mirrors twitter.com functionality, but > > offers you raw utility that provides much greater opportunities to > > innovate and build durable, valuable businesses. I also want this week > > to be an opportunity for us to get together and discuss the future of > > the platform and how we can improve our communication, responsiveness > > and clarity. We have an open office hours at 10:15am on Thursday at > > the Hack Day and I invite all of you to come by for a discussion to > > talk about the future of the platform and help us craft a working > > relationship that is beneficial for both of us. I will provide a free > > ticket to anyone from this list that is unable to afford the current > > price so that they can be part of that discussion. Just email me > > directly. For those of you who can't make it to Chirp, it will be live > > streamed so you can tune in from home -- where ever home might be. > > > As always, you can reach me by email or by phone, 617 763 9904. I am > > here to listen and provide clarity when possible and you should know > > we are committed to working with you on this. > > > Best, Ryan > > -- To unsubscribe, reply using "remove me" as the subject.