StraightUpSocial News Links for 8/11/2008

Why Twitter Hasn’t Failed: The Power Of Audience

Gregor Hochmuth at TechCrunch shares his thoughts on why Twitter, even with its downtime conundrums, continues to hold a captivated audience.

The 3 Loops of Designing for Audience

Gregor Hochmuth moves the conversation he started in the previous post over to dotgrex.com (yes, we’re fans of Gregor today) where he answers the question: How do you design your service, as Twitter has done, for your audience?

The Plight of the Social Media Eskimo

Through the art of storytelling Donna Fontenot illustrates the importance of making sure your content is being correctly categorized/tagged in social bookmarking sites.