Today in Social

It seems that Twitter will announce its own photo sharing service on Wednesday. Most of the commentariat mentions that at least Twitter told its ecosystem to stay away from mainstream clients. Many fear for Twitpic and ImageShack (Yfrog), two companies that host a lot of photos for Twitter users. Twitpic claimed it did over a $1 million in very high margin ad sales a couple years ago, so it’s not surprising that Twitter’s interested in getting a piece of that action. Matthew Ingram has written extensively about Twitter’s difficulties with its ecosystem of developers, and I had some suggestions for advertising and curation tactics. Meanwhile, Bobbie Johnson says Twitter’s well-earned reputation for maintaining user privacy will be under fire from libel suit-friendly British courts.