Today In Twitterverse: Finding Work for the Wicked Funny

Ana Marie Cox–Washington Editor of, founding editor of Wonkette and the author of the novel Dog Days–is on the loose again.

Today In Twitterverse: Free Shoes

Zappos currently stocks more than 3 million shoes, handbags, clothing items and accessories from over 1,100 brands. [via Armano]

Today In Twitterverse: Everything’s Coming Up Sixes

Paul Ford is the author of Gary Benchley, Rock Star, a novel that was originally serialized on The Morning News, where he’s a contributing writer. He is also an editor at Harper’s Magazine, an occasional commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered, and sole proprietor of He also writes Twitter posts of exactly six words […]

Today In Twitterverse: Opposing Arguments

I appreciate that Misha Cornes of Organic has stuck his neck out by declaring that he’s “over Twitter.” Her reasoning is sound: Most people are not that interesting. There, I said it. Overall, the culture of self-promotion embedded in most social media applications bothers me. I know that listening to “life between blogs post and […]

Today In Twitterverse: “Award Culture” Is Next In Line for Disruption

David Armano is VP of Experience Design with Critical Mass, a professional services firm with a sweet spot for creating outstanding experiences.

Should I Tweet, Or Should I Tumble Now?

courtesy of Twumble BTW, I started “playing around” with Tumblr last week. Like Ning, it’s an impressive offering. I just don’t know how much more active I need to be online. Not much more, is what I’m thinking.

Today In Twitterverse: Stock Tips from a VC

Fred Wilson is Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures in NYC.

Today In Twitterverse: Eco-Motorists For Change

David Weinbrger is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School.

Today In Twitterverse: Don’t Overthink It

Anil Dash works at Six Apart. The funny thing about Anil’s tweet is the fact that “Dashes” is a clever twist.

The Many Faces of Twitter

According to The New York Times, Michelle Slatalla wanted to keep in touch with her kids via Twitter. But the kids resisted. They said it was spam, pointless and creepy in a surveillance kind of way. Walter J. Carl, an assistant professor of communications studies at Northeastern University notes: “The people who I see using […]