Twitter retention rates are worth considering

Monday, May 11th, 2009

The plot is nearly always the same – social networks start off with a technologically clued in vanguard using them, then thanks to word of mouth their user base starts to grow, until that magical moment when the media starts latching on. At that point new users signing up skyrockets alongside hyperbolic predictions about how […]

Overoptimistic about Twitter search

Friday, April 24th, 2009

There was an interesting article last month about twitter search, which raises questions for any prospective webmaster – given that search engine optimisation is, rightly, a major concern in the design and upkeep of a site. The article, published in, will have pleased twitter executives as it – with more than a little hyperbole […]