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How will Fluther change now that it is owned by Twitter?

Asked by LollipopWebPromotions (6points) March 10th, 2011

Have there been noticeable changes/differences since Twitter purchased Fluther? Are the social search benefits of Fluther still worth it?

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KatawaGrey's avatar

From what I understand, Twitter does not actually own fluther. The fluther staff was acquired by Twitter with the exception of augustlan. It means that the staff has been around a lot less than usual. It is also much more difficult to implement physical site changes because the staff has to devote their time almost entirely to Twitter.

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

Fluther is not owned by Twitter.

LollipopWebPromotions's avatar

Thanks for the clarification. I just read that Twitter acquired the team, meaning no one is promoting/developing Fluther at all any longer. Do you think that Fluther is still valuable?

SpatzieLover's avatar

@LollipopWebPromotions Valuable in what way?

We in the collection think it has value. In that we can share our experiences and lives tales with one another.

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t valuable to me. This is my dysfunctional family, and I love it here.

Dog's avatar

We have volunteer tech support. Some new site improvements were added 2 weeks ago.

Fluther is fine. :D

downtide's avatar

It’s been a while since this happened and @augustlan is doing an absolutely wonderful job. I think Fluther is doing fine.

mrentropy's avatar

It will have value as long as we give it value.

WasCy's avatar

It’s Fluther that is taking over Twitter.

wilma's avatar

Plaid pants???

12Oaks's avatar

We may be limited to 140 characters per answer, and get cut off if we try to go ove

seazen's avatar

Twitter is a fluther plaid pants, can I be a paid twitter plant

Whats cute about that is that even if google and twitter and facebook repeat that; only we get the inside joke. Plaid pants is our thing. Go jellies! Go to the frizzer and look for the babby.

wilma's avatar

@seazen I see your frizzer and raise you a cake.
Not a pancake, that is too distracting.

Seelix's avatar

Fluther is how Twitter babby is formed, under the shell. Duh.

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

@Seelix Why duh for? Don’t let babby out of shell run away and find later in the frizzer for three years!

wilma's avatar

I don’t think the plaid pants will find what they are lookin’ for around here.
Maybe they should try under the pool?

chyna's avatar

I’m thinking pizza for dinner tomorrow. With double cheese and peperoni.

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

I’d rather have pancakes. I hear they come with orgasms these days.

wilma's avatar

Fluther won’t change, but twitter might.

I’ll have some maple syrup with my pancakes.

Or a sapsickle.

seazen's avatar

@wilma I see your pancakes, raise your boobs – oops – now I am completely kerfuffled…

seazen's avatar

Sigh. I’m hopeless. Show me the boobs

augustlan's avatar

Since Twitter only acquired the staff (except me), the day-to-day operations of the site aren’t really affected. New development will come at a slower pace, but that’s about it. :)

wilma's avatar

@seazen my webcam’s on the fritz, maybe next time. ;-)
That was a great video!

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

@seazen That was hilarious! I love my country, where do I sign up????

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