Twitter Annotations

GetGlue Gets Onto the iPhone, Prepares For Twitter Annotations

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AdaptiveBlue is bringing out a new iPhone app – it will sport features that have been added to the web-based GetGlue service, which also is available at some 300 web sites through an add-on. Noteworthy among them is “checking in” your current pursuit into the service, and normalized hash tag output for Twitter, a step…

Twitter Annotations: Sources For Introductory Research

We report regularly on the Twitter Annotations story as it unfolds. But if you are new to this subject, you may just want a quick introduction and links to further research. Then the current news that we report on will make more sense. This post is your introduction to Twitter Annotations. You will find links…

Twitter Annotations For Enterprise: SocialText And The Social Layer

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Is the famously cute and chirpy little bird putting on a suit and getting serious? Yesterday I spoke to Ross Mayfield, co-founder, Chairman and President, and former CEO of Socialtext about how they are using Twitter Annotations in their enterprise social software. We think of Twitter as a purely consumer phenomenon. It certainly started that…

Twitter Annotations: Could SEO Be First The Killer App?

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We have been exploring all kinds of exciting futuristic uses for Twitter Annotations. We have never had a real time web message bus before. This opens up so many game-changing opportunities. But many of them are complex and have multiple moving parts. These can take time to get traction. Often the first app to get…

Twitter Annotations: Real Time Semantic Ecommerce Bus?

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On Friday I will be attending the Read Write Web Real Time Summit in New York City. My focus for the day will be Twitter Annotations, specifically the application to ecommerce. Ecommerce is booming. And Ecommerce is about matching buyers and sellers around a price. Markets are intrinsically real time, so the real time web…

Will Twitter Annotations Kill Google Wave?

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I am indebted to James Governor @monkchips for asking the question: The answer is probably closer to” Twitter Annotations will “derail” or “slow” down Google Wave. It will make Google Wave into a niche product. Given that Google does not like “niche” as that is too small to move their massive needle, Google may kill…