Entries Tagged ‘Conversations’

Twitter and Plurk, Announcements and Conversations

It was passably odd this morning to bring up Twitter in Twhirl and find a quotation from myself. My zine co-editor says that I am the most quotable person that she has ever met, but I think she is just being nice to me. There is very little evidence to support her claim. I will […]

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Why does Plurk Work? (Part One, sort of)

A lot of what makes Plurk work is usability. The designers of the system seem to have understood exactly what GUI elements would enhance the interactivity of Plurk users. The division of posts into conversations is brilliant, and is so much more engaging than the stodgy in-line style of chief rival Twitter. When you are […]

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