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Microblogging on Twitter is So Passé: Slate V’S Flutter Offers Nanoblogging

by Lambert Varias
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A long long time ago, way back in 2006, Twitter burst onto the blogging scene and introduced microblogging, forcing people to post messages that can’t be longer than 140 characters. But the people behind Twitter grossly overestimated our reading capacity, and now a new trend, nanoblogging, is going to cash in on that. Or so the joke goes in Slate V’s mockumentary, where they cover a new service called Flutter that has a maximum limit of only 26 characters.

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A mode of communication that encourages people to place emphasis on highly readable form rather than worthwhile content, Twitter has flocks of fans and nearly as many enemies. Of course in the end it’s the people who continuously write – and read – pointless tweets that are to blame for the bad rep that the service has earned, but since we can always use a good laugh, go ahead and watch Slate V’s vid:

I didn’t realize people hated language this much. What next? Hand signs?  – dammit. That won’t fit in a flap.

[via geeksugar]



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