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Posts Tagged ‘Twitter competitor’

Remember Twitter Rival Plurk? It Just Locked Down A Million-Dollar Investment

One-time Twitter rival Plurk is back in the headlines this week, thanks to a million-dollar investment from WI Harper Group.

The Canadian startup, seeing the majority of its traffic from Asia and deciding to cede North America to Twitter for the time being, has been restructured and re-headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

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If App.net Raises $500k By Monday, Twitter May Be In For Some Serious Competition

App.net is billing itself as a “different kind of social platform” and it’s gearing up to woo you away from Twitter (and Facebook).

The catch? It will be a paid platform unlike the free Twitter and Facebook options. But THAT may not be so bad actually.
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