In what is rapidly (OK, it's happened three times in the last few days), Twitter is taking on a role that I'm sure its inventors never conceived.
- Last week, Robert Scoble offered to pose questions at the Google OpenSocial press conference. He took questions over Twitter. Mike Krigsman called this the 'hidden press conference.'
- Today, several people I know are Twittering from the Defrag conference
- In Germany, the O'Reilly sponsored Web 2.0 Expo conference is being Twittered for updates and liveblogging
Barrett: Web 2.0 fixes none of the root 1.0 issues, it adds new stuff with little thought about security about 2 hours ago from Snitter Michael Barrrett: web 1.0 security standards are broken. about 2 hours ago from SnitterVC investor Jeff Clavier has this to say in his Tweets:
Web 2.0 does not fix Web 1.0 issues and adds XML/Xpath issues about 2 hours ago from twitterrific Troubled to hear that OpenID as it stands today could not be used by Paypal because it is to easy to hack about 2 hours ago from twitterrific Great presentation from Paypal's Michael Barrett - their security officer - about all the flawed protocols we are using every day on the Web about 2 hours ago from twitterrificBen Metcalfe chimes in with:
from Defrag: PayPal CISO says around 30% of endpoint PCs are compromised about 2 hours ago from im
If tools like Twitter become ubiquitous; events and press conferences become 'open house' comment rings about companies, products, relationships...the list goes on. If you're in corporate PR, IR or AR then life just got a whole lot more challenging because Twitter has suddenly developed the potential to be highly disruptive.