Twitter dichotomy

The Daily Mail: How boring – celebrities sign up on Twitter to reveal the most mundane aspects of their lives.

Michael Litman finds his new job via Twitter.

While Web 1.0 media is busy having a pop at Twitter and other social media sites, Web 2.0 media is busy putting these sites to practical use. Like job hunting, crowdsourcing and flat swopping.

It’s a good job there’s not some kind of credit crunch on in an industry that’s not quite sure where it’s going or even what the future will hold as said industry moves onto assorted platforms that many in that industry can’t or won’t understand.



4 Responses to “Twitter dichotomy”

  1. 1 David January 4, 2009 at 9:29 pm

    “…an industry that’s not quite sure where it’s going”…sounds like the newspaper industry to me…surely you’re not describing the Daily Mail as a newspaper?

  2. 2 James January 8, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    Would Design by Humans or be examples of crowdsourcing?

  1. 1 Daily Mail Attacks Twitter - mocks John Cleese « The Seldom Seen Kid Trackback on January 5, 2009 at 12:04 am
  2. 2 A media friend and/or foe « Gary Andrews Trackback on January 9, 2009 at 11:32 pm

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