If social media has taught us anything, it’s that describing platforms and apps as being ‘of the moment’ and ‘the next big thing’ are as common as having a Facebook profile. While I am typically intrigued to hear about the new and better that lay around the corner, my threshold for the teasing and waiting are minimal at best. Consequently, the announcement of Twitter’s Anywhere left me looking everywhere on the web for details that were to be found nowhere.
A succinct post on Twitter’s blog offered minimal insight. Focused heavily on the conceptual aspects of the new open platform and walking readers through the rationale behind it, I was craving the when (not just a ‘mid April,’ but a March 27th at 10:01:35a.m. EST level of detail) and wanting the answer to be ‘now.’ Continue reading