Twitter is the Social Network to Beat

Published on Author Eli Fennell

In 2011 when I joined Google+ (on the invite of a no-longer-my-friend), I thought Twitter’s days were numbered.  Facebook already had the conversational and “everyone you know” angle.  With its 140-character limit designed for the feature phone era and text messaging, I thought Twitter had only three advantages, and Google was about to destroy them.… Continue reading Twitter is the Social Network to Beat

Why Google+ Should Marry Twitter

Published on Author Eli Fennell

The market has forced its shotgun wedding on Facebook and Instagram.  Facebook, Twitter, and possible Google may have been a bidding rivals, but no one else thought it was worth a billion to them.  Facebook has a line of credit to blow on acquisitions, and they’re on pace to blow the whole wad, in the… Continue reading Why Google+ Should Marry Twitter

Twitter to Google: Please Stop Being Better Than Us!

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Open Message to Twitter: Get Over Yourselves Unless you follow technology, you may not even know about Google’s new Search Plus Your World, the inevitable culmination of their endeavor to make Google+ the new default product for all Google members.  The reason you may not know is because it’s an entirely optional feature… you have… Continue reading Twitter to Google: Please Stop Being Better Than Us!

Google+ & Twitter Feel the Love; Facebook Feels the Hate

Published on Author Eli Fennell

  Disclaimer:  I am on all three of the aforementioned social networks.  There was a time when my preferred social network was Facebook, followed by Twitter, but these days it’s becoming Google+, Twitter, and Facebook.  I am not part of any other social networks, unless one counts YouTube, which is more social media, the video… Continue reading Google+ & Twitter Feel the Love; Facebook Feels the Hate

Who Will Buy Twitter?

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Twitter’s been a surprising success story.  High numbers of inactive users once plagued the site, but no more.  A number of factors converged to make Twitter a success, such as its media appeal as a place for celebrities to make quick announcements or, in some cases, to declare their Adonis DNA. But Twitter has a… Continue reading Who Will Buy Twitter?