February 18

How do people read tweets?

Updated. To put into perspective the impact of Twitter’s having shut down UberTwitter and Twidroyd today, look at these data from TwitterSource for “last day” on the various ways people read their Tweetstream:

  1. The web: 35%
  2. Ubertwitter: 7.3%
  3. Twitter for iPhone: 6.6%
  4. Twitter for Blackberry: 6.2%
  5. Tweetdeck: 5.3%

Shutting down 7 percent of your traffic?* Ballsy. That must be a serious policy violation: TechCrunch reports that at least part of the complain was trademark violation. From Carolyn Penner, Twitter’s spokeswoman: Continue reading

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