Moving tweeting of Twitter

Doc Searls says in Let’s move tweeting off Twitter that most online communication isn’t owned by one company: Blogging, emailing and messaging aren’t owned by anybody. Tweeting is owned by Twitter. That’s a problem. It is one of the points I tried to make a few days ago. I don’t think we have to move away from Twitter. But I do think we need to at least make it possible for every company (and person) to have their own microblogging instance....

April 20, 2011

Microblogging DIY

I am building my own microblogging tool. It uses RSS and RSScloud to get realtime updates from the web. Tonight I got it working and now I need some feeds to parse. Yesterday I already saw that Identi.ca provides RSScloud feeds, so I tried one of them out. The first feed I added was my own. The test to see if it worked was posting a message to my account. And … a post appeared in my microblogging client in realtime....

March 15, 2011