Home Big Question (Answered): “Is Twitter Projecting Itself as Another Social Network?”

Big Question (Answered): “Is Twitter Projecting Itself as Another Social Network?”

Twitter’s recent redesign had many buzzing about whether or not the micro-blogging platform had aspirations to become a full-fledged social network. Of course, many say Twitter’s been a social network from the beginning, but either way, the redesign, along with their new brand pages, indicates a big shift from simply pushing out a 140 character message to your followers. Hameed Azar, a ReadWriteWeb community member, suggested we pose the question to the rest of the community.

With the #NewTwitter, is Twitter projecting itself as another social network and not a complicated micro blog?

We asked and culled your responses from Facebook, Google+ and Twitter and we used Storify to present it all back to you. If you have additional responses, please leave them in the comments.

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