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The case for Twitter’s independence (unless Google or management buys)

This was posted on 7 October 2016 at TechCrunch Original Here Keith Teare CRUNCH NETWORK CONTRIBUTOR Keith Teare is the co-founder of TechCrunch and today runs Palo Alto incubator Archimedes Labs. The problems associated with the widespread rumors of Twitters “for sale” status and that the management team is divided on whether or not to sell the company were compounded …

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After Chirp, is Twitter related investing still smart?

Robert Scoble cornered Ron Conway in the hallway at the Chirp conference yesterday and in the aftermath of Twitter acquiring Tweetie, and announcing their own URL shortening service, asked the big question. Is it still sensible to invest in companies seeking to expand or enhance the use of Twitter in some way? Ron is unequivocal …

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RSS has peaked! – Forrester. Nope, it hasn’t! – Me

Forrester released a report today ($279 download if you want it). Titled “What’s holding RSS back?” it claims that only 11% of Internet consumers use RSS and that those who have not don’t understand it. Steve Rubel at Micro Persuasion responds that : “..while feed adoption may have crested the idea of online opt-in communications …

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