Twitter or Buzz? Wait, can’t we just co-exist?

All this chatter over which is better than the other reminds me of the Mac vrs PC stuff but without the funny commercials.

All this chatter over which is better than the other reminds me of the Mac vrs PC stuff but without the funny commercials. – Why does one have to kill, destroy, or obliterate the other. Isn’t there room for both? There is something like 1,695,300,000 people on the Internet, and not all of them are followers of Ashton Kutcher, Leo Laporte or Kevin Rose.

I see major difference between the two. Twitter has a feel of a one way broadcast. Like shouting into an auditorium. It’s great for people with large list of followers and getting information to the masses. Not as great for a organized bi-directional conversation.

To me Buzz feels like discussion over coffee with some old/new friend or a classroom setting where participation is encouraged. The people with large lists get overwhelmed quickly. The loudest complainers are sending out questions to their 10K followers and then having a spaz when a ¼ of the list responds which causes long almost unmanageable threads.

I’m going to continue to use both and try to keep in mind that sometimes I need a megaphone to get a message out and sometimes I need a conference call to get things done. – Justin

Stolen from a Buzz Thread by  Colt Seavers – “I notice you are following 7842 people. You’re either finding 100 or so hours in every day, or you are not using Buzz in a way that is going to illustrate the true potential for it and a higher level ‘social media network / friend base’.

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