Category: Twittter

Portland’s PingGadget purports to take a page from Twitter and a page from Foursquare

Sometimes, there is a better wheel. Sometimes, a market has an 800 lbs gorilla that could use a little toppling. And yes, sometimes, I use inane marketing drivel when I can’t think of any better way to get into an article.

But see? Now we’ve made it through the intro. So I can tell you about PingGadget, a new Portland startup that’s looking to take the best of Twitter’s short format and combine it with Foursquare-esque location information to deliver a new microblogging platform. Read More

Uniquely Portland Oregon opts for a more businessy kind of PDX tweetup

They’re all in good fun. But what if you’re interested in a more business-like get together? Well then. The PDX Uniquely Portland Oregon inaugural tweetup may be for you.

Now, if you’re in Portland, you’ve no doubt received the Twitter pitch. You know, the whole “Why aren’t you on Twitter?”, “I heard about it on Twitter”, “Isn’t everyone on Twitter?” treatment?

And if you’ve succumb to the pitch, you’ve likely been invited to a tweetup or two. Maybe at Whiffies. Or at the Green Dragon. Or maybe just a random get together.

They’re all in good fun. But what if you’re interested in a more business-like get together? Well then. The Uniquely Portland Oregon inaugural tweetup may be for you. Read More

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