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Plurk takes on Twitter, Pownce

Plurk is what happens when Twitter fails to innovate. Plurk isn’t just about status updates, but all those other things we say and do too, in an interactive time line that’s fun, visual and instant…

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What is Plurk?

Social Networking Fatigue not withstanding, Plurk is more than a Twitter clone. Plurk is themed IM (Instant Messaging) for groups of people spread out on a time line. And if you like Twitter and Pownce, chances are, you’re going to like Plurk, too…

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Prologue the last word in group micro-blogging?

Prologue is a new template by WordPress that allows collaborative groups to keep each other up to date Twitter style. In fact, Prologue is very similar to Twitter — including its flaws…

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5 sure steps to a better Pownce

As a micro-blogging platform, Pownce is great. There’s a genuine sense of community in there, but Pownce isn’t without its blind spots, dark corners and empty chairs. In this house, there’s room for improvement!

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Twitter isn’t Jesus

Twitter is not the savior of the human race, nor will Twitter save the environment. Twitter is actually an exceptionally “feature-lite” micro-blogging tool that gets far more press and praise than it really deserves…