Tuesday, May 12, 2009

The New York Real Times

Twitterification continues. Not only are other social networking sites, such as Facebook, scrambling to pour their members' energy into the realtime stream, but more traditional publishers are also adopting the Twitter model to firehose their content. Build your arks, my friends: The stream is going mainstream. Yesterday, it was the New York Times that took the realtime plunge with the launch of Times Wire, a twittery service that the paper describes as "a continuously updated stream of the latest stories and blog posts." The news scroll updates every minute, as fresh stories flicker into consciousness and old ones flicker out.... http://ping.fm/WllIs

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