Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone have created two websites that inherited the idea of sharing established by the most successful social network information, with permission from Facebook.
Through The Obvious Corporation, the organization that sponsored the micro blogging platform, entrepreneurs just light Medium and Branch in an attempt to enrich the revolutionary essence of publishing in 140 characters.
This, they reason themselves, a natural evolution of communication and Internet publishing, of which Williams, of course, pioneered in 1999 by creating Blogger , a major tool for developing blogs.
"Some things have not evolved as much as we expected. It has seen less progress in improving the quality of what is produced on the web. We have started from scratch to re imagine the publication process based on what we have learned
in the last 13 years.” Williams was quoted as saying.
Medium was officially born on Tuesday with an attractive design. Is to contribute to matters that have uploaded other Internet or create (with text or photos) to revolve around certain themes.
For now, as Williams has explained about his latest venture, only accessible by invitation. It ensures that participation are extremely easy. There are topics and others closed. The popularity of the Internet to generate input
decides the place more or less prominent on standing.
Branch, which debuted on August 13 and, similarly, you can experiment with invitation, aims to promote dialogue on the Web, since, as explained by the creators, "including articles, posts and tweets, the Internet is dominated by
The platform (which, from his Twitter account, is answering those who wish to participate) you can choose which topic to talk and conversation included in the content of other websites. Discussions are underway on the rap, travel
ideas and U.S. elections.
The creators of Twitter appear restless. After the success of the transformer and global microblogging platform, with 500 million users currently have not stopped. The Obvious Corporation is working on several side projects more
as Lift, an application to achieve goals, about to launch, or Neighborland, for promoting facilities in neighbourhoods.