I've spent eight months on a new Twitter client myself, and I had
planned to start showing it at Chirp. Mine is in-browser so I suppose
it's not quite the same situation, but in reality I do think they are
all, for the most part, in competition with each other - no?
On Apr 12, 1:12 pm, Isaiah Carew <isa...@me.com> wrote:
> sorry for being cranky, but i just spent a year building a tweetie competitor.
> you can't fault a guy for saying ouch while your knife is still sticking out
> of his back, right?
> On Apr 12, 2010, at 9:10 AM, Jesse Stay wrote:
> > I think it's great that Twitter is finally being more transparent about all
> > this. I could argue they need to be more transparent (where do they plan
> > to go in the analytics and enterprise spaces?), but it's about time.
> > They've finally drawn the line in the sand - now we need to adapt. Yes,
> > it's frustrating, but then again, 90% of businesses fail - it's the risk
> > all of us took. We either compete, or quit, and move on. I don't get all
> > the complaints - this is nothing new. I've had half my features replaced
> > by Twitter over the last few years (quite literally - just read my blog -
> > I'm the chief complainer). By now I realize that's either part of life
> > (note: it's the same on Facebook, too - there's no escaping it), or I
> > change my focus to where Twitter is not my core and I instead use Twitter
> > to strengthen my new core. That's where Twitter (and Fred Thompson) have
> > made it clear they want us to go. Finally, some clarity. I'm appreciative
> > of it, regardless of how frustrating it can be. Time for all of us to take
> > this constructively and adapt.
> > Just my $.02 FWIW...
> > Jesse
> > On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 9:54 AM, Isaiah Carew <isa...@me.com> wrote:
> > Crystal clear.
> > 1. You're decimating the client market on every platform but Windows.
> > 2. You're killing any potential for innovation or investment.
> > 3. You have no clear (public) plan for any innovation yourself.
> > What marketing genius...
> > Oh never mind. It's not worth the breath.
> > Good luck with that.
> > Anyone want a chirp ticket?
> > isaiah
> > On Apr 12, 2010, at 7:40 AM, Ryan Sarver wrote:
> >> One more from me. People have been asking for specific details around
> >> Tweetie for Mac and I wanted to make sure we clearly message our plans
> >> as we know it. To be clear, Tweetie for the iPhone and it's developer,
> >> Loren Brichter, were the focus of our acquisition, but as part of the
> >> deal we also got Tweetie for Mac.
> >> Loren had been hard at work on a new version of Tweetie for Mac that
> >> he was going to release soon. Our plan is to still release the new
> >> version and it will continue to be called Tweetie (not renamed to
> >> Twitter). We will also discontinue the paid version.
> >> Hope that's clear. Please let me know if you have any questions.
> >> Best, Ryan