Regular visitors to the blog will have noticed the new Twitter feed on the right of the page. Yes, the mule now offers instant news and updates through Twitter in addition to the more considered musings here on the blog.
If you’re not familiar with Twitter, it’s a popular site that allows you to post 140 character long messages, viewable to anyone who chooses to follows your feed. Its popularity has been growing steadily over the past two years and as with other websites noted for tapping into the zeitgeist is reaching a critical mass. Twitter’s growing influence is growing the following of an ever broader and important user base. Media coverage reaching a high point yesterday as the first photo of the plane in the Hudson River reached world attention through Twitter, making the poster an instant, if temporary, celebrity.
So it is that the Mule joins the Twitter and hopes that visitors will enjoy how the immediacy of the tweets complements the blog. Let us know your thoughts and please follow our Twitter feed.