Soundbite: Twitter and asymmetric relationships

Posted on: May 1, 2011

one of Twitter’s great benefits was that it made the relationship between two users asymmetrical… Your network can be pruned to be large, small, broadcast, narrowcast — precisely you can choose who to follow without finding yourself overwhelmed

Bobbie Johnson


2 Responses to "Soundbite: Twitter and asymmetric relationships"

Great quote, absolutely agreed! The power of asymmetrical relationships for something yet so close to an IM service are endless.

Thanks for sharing! 🙂

thanks Leo – yes IM that takes into account asymmetry of our connections is a step forward from being contained by having static online ‘friendships’ of just one sort…

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