Twitter vs Jaiku

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Enough of the “Twitter sucks” or “Jaiku is stupid” arguments – you’re wrong, and I have the direct results to prove it. The presence platform (pratform?) is here to stay. Doesn’t matter if you’re on either network or not: Google loves ‘em.

Earlier today, I needed to find a post that I had written about OEMs sucking – so I went to Google to look for the OEMs suck post. The results blew me away – and you need to start taking both Twitter and Jaiku seriously if you haven’t already. Let’s look at the first organic result:

Jaiku | Chr15 P1r1LL0: Where / how do PC manufactuers (OEMs) suck … – 12:37pm
Chr15 P1r1LL0: Where / how do PC manufactuers (OEMs) suck? What are they doing wrong? Setting up the live conference call soon. …
danmac.jaiku.com/presence/1995934

WTF? The second result:

Jaiku | Latest from siouxmoux
Chr15 P1r1LL0: Looking for feedback (how OEMs suck) – http://tinyurl.com/2fbq5y … Chr15 P1r1LL0: Where / how do PC manufactuers (OEMs) suck? …
siouxmoux.jaiku.com/feed/rss

OMG! The third result:

Twitter / chrispirillo
Where / how do PC manufactuers (OEMs) suck? What are they doing wrong? Setting up the live conference call soon… about 1 hour ago from im …
twitter.com/chrispirillo

Understand, this all started with my original twitter about setting up to talk about how OEMs suck. The problem is: I failed to twitter the link to our live video feed in my initial twitter which was subsequently re-sneezed (jaiku’ed) by danmac. I’m grateful the content was reused, but Google totally dropped the ball on placing the link to my original twitter in the #1 position. Ouch. And you wonder why I twitter a link with damn near every tweet?

It’s just a matter of time before Twitter and Jaiku (and the like) are gamed to the point of general uselessness. The SEOs are coming, folks – be forewarned.