Proof Twitter Works

Two of the best aspects of Twitter are the immediacy and the relationships that can be developed in 140 characters or less. For example:

Earlier this week I noticed a splog was stealing the content of my blog – the entire thing. Fortunately, it was hosted on Google’s Blogger service which happens to have a “flag” feature. One person flagging likely wouldn’t have an impact; many people …

I asked my friends on Twitter to flag this blog, and this is the result –

The power of one tweet leveraged into many voices

Culminating in this –

Splogger foiled
Moral of the story? Don’t underestimate the power of 140 characters.
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1 Comment

  1. Jay Thompson July 17, 2008 at 13:00

    Nice. *Very* nice! I was one (of many) who heard of this on Twitter and flagged said illegal blog.

    Apparently Google got the message loud and clear!

    Thanks for the follow up.


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