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Can Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos Fix Twitter’s Scalability Problem?

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

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Looks like Twitter got a new round of funding today, and you may be thinking “so what?”  I’m interested because one of the new investors is Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos who as Read Write Web put it, is “Mr. Scalability.” It seems that Bezos keeps his investing activities separate from the business of Amazon.com, so I don’t [...]

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Amazon.com as a Social Network

Monday, April 23, 2007

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Joshua Porter over at UIE Brain Sparks has a great post about Amazon.com as a social network.  His examination of the product page for iPod found no less than 16 social features including user reviews, tell a friend, share images and many others. But even though big sites adding many social features at a time draws [...]

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