furbo.org – Twitterrific firsts

Why are third parties important in the Twitter ecosystem?

Let Twitterrific count the ways:

via furbo.org – Twitterrific firsts. Third party clients have been at the forefront of the Twitter experience for many years, that differentiation and unique spin on the Twitter stream is what drove many of Twitter’s core functionality today. Apparently though that unique experience is what Twitter is trying to eliminate or at least control more.