Entries Tagged ‘plurk’

The Personality of Plurk

We have all talked about the differences between Plurk and other social sites, because it is fun to do so. We have talked about design issues, the GUI, the threads, the conversational mores, and the people that we know and love on Plurk. All of that is great, and true, and fascinating. But, to me, […]

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The Many Faces of Plurk

It is marvelous to see the variety on Plurk, and the uses to which the site gets put. The first astonishing diversity is the people of Plurk. I have Plurk-friends from many places, many races, and many different spaces. It is about as not-conformist as you can get, with engaging movers, D.C. geeks, fascinating poets […]

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Friends, Fans, and Responsibility

This has been batted around before, but I don’t really get the purpose of Plurk fans. In fact, the entire concept of fans has always seemed more that a little pompous to me. I neither need nor want fans; I’m a four-inch-tall amphibian, not a rock star. What I would vastly prefer is that anyone […]

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New Media Customer Service

This is a guest post by DebInDenver, who writes her own nifty blog called I Can’t Keep Up…social media for busy people. New media companies are valuing the feedback they get from their users and showing it. Through recent experience with several new applications, I have been able to try out some new technology and […]

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Here Comes Plurker!

Today’s column is all about Keith Hanson, dedication, and a desktop client for Plurk. That’s not to mention a lot of work, a lot of knowledge, and some help from his friends. Keith did a Plurkiverse guest post a while back, when he was first starting this project. Back then he was doing the detective […]

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Togetherness in the Plurkisphere

It was marvelous fun, once again, to meet some of my fellow Plurkers on the PlurkCast, which I am co-hosting with Eric Odom. Just as a reminder, the PluckCast happens every Wednesday afternoon. The reception has been a little overwhelming, and Eric and I have decided to move from a one-hour show to a two-hour […]

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