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Trent Gill

Indie Microblogging: owning your short-form writing | Kickstarter

Posting this to my Known website is interesting, given that this new Kickstarter project called replicates what Known does. 

It's a compelling project, and I could definitely see a use for it with a native iPhone app. Known doesn't have an iOS app, so my own site has suffered from the usual neglect that comes with my personal webspaces. I tried to setup a workflow that allows me to publish content easily from an app to Known, but I never quite figured it out. 

I've also been on a bit, an open-source Twitter clone. It has a bit of momentum among tech-savvy educators whose work I follow, but the critical mass in my own network just isn't there for me to migrate over from Twitter.