Jeffrey Mann

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Archives for April, 2009


Can Facebook Out-Twitter Twitter?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  April 28, 2009  |  2 Comments

It’s odd to see a powerhouse like Facebook scrambling to become more like Twitter, a relative upstart with no visible means of revenue. The reported rejected acquisition bid could play a role in a “If you can’t buy them, copy them” way. But clearly, this is what is happening. First Facebook changed its user interface [...]

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Non-Blog Post on Twitter, @aplusk, etc.

by Jeffrey Mann  |  April 19, 2009  |  Submit a Comment

I intend to say nothing about Ashton Kutcher, Larry King, Oprah or Twitter this week. Well, almost nothing. This has already gotten too much attention. Mosey along now; nothing to see here.

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Twitter’s Future

by Jeffrey Mann  |  April 8, 2009  |  6 Comments

Last week saw fevered speculation about an impending acquisition of Twitter by Google, and just as much fervent debunking of those rumours. I don’t pretend to have any inside information, so I won’t comment on whether this will happen or not. We don’t like commenting on rumours anyway. But I do have some ideas about [...]

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