How Will Quora Handle Being Both Twitter and Wikipedia?

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You’ve probably noticed that Quora has been getting a lot of press here in early 2011. As a result, the site is getting a lot of new users. As a result of that, there is growing concern that Quora will have a hard time maintaining the level of quality that led to it getting all the press in the first …

Wikipedia Gets Pretty with Articles iPhone App

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When it comes to accessing Wikipedia on your iPhone, there’s no shortage of options. This week, a new app entered the arena dubbed Articles, and for users who value a solid interface and pleasant viewing experience, it’s an excellent choice. The app, which is $2.99 in the App Store, features some innovative features, like viewing articles based on your location, …

Brizzly Launches a Guide to Twitter Trends and iPhone App

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Web-based Twitter client Brizzly has three major developments to report: a new free iPhone app, a new Brizzly Guide (which gives trending topics on Twitter their own hub pages as permanent resources for information on the top Twitter discussion items over time), and the acquisition of WikiRank. The Brizzly Guide is a user-editable area that fleshes out the backstory and …

Are there any examples of a government department successfully using social media?

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By social media, I mean things like Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Youtube, blogs, and Wikipedia. Any country or level of government is okay. I’m doing a presentation and need some examples. Thanks. Obama is an interesting example, but I’m thinking more along the lines of a department, rather than a specific individual or politician. The president of the United States. He …