NGOs & Nonprofits, Social media & networking

Twitter reliability

Recently Dave Winer has been talking a bit about Twitter reliability and the dangers of centralised social services. His riff has mainly been around reliability to build services on top of Twitter, but I also recall him mentioning the social benefits in times of need.

This article [via Priscilla] shows how important it might be to make Twitter bulletproof – if it is to become part of the fabric of an emergency response system, it will need to be.