Looks Like Twitter Has Finally Integrated Summify Software

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In January, Twitter acquired Vancouver startup Summify. Techvibes later addressed the problems Summify may have been acquired to address.

Now, it appears that Twitter has at last made use of the Canadian-born technology. Josh Davis pointed out this morning that Twitter's new email summary is a near-replica of Summify's popular email digests. He believes this is a case of Twitter finally using Summify's software.

Josh suggests that the Summify-powered Twitter email is "useful and may bring users back," noting that it "will solve several issues that Twitter has." It does indeed exude the clean simplicity that Twitter executes so well in its interface. Looks like Summify was a solid investment for the microblogging platform.

Company:
Twitter
Website:
http://www.twitter.com
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States

Twitter is a privately funded startup with offices in the SoMA neighborhood of San Francisco, CA. Started as a side project in March of 2006, Twitter has grown into a real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices. In countries all around the world, people follow the sources most relevant to them and access information via Twitter as it happens—from breaking world news to updates... more

Company:
Summify
Website:
http://www.summify.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Summify is a "social news reader" that helps you consume your river of news in minutes, rather than hours. People are increasingly getting their news mainly from the social networks they're part of, but this is rapidly getting overwhelming. If you're connected with a few hundred people and companies it's hard to stay on top of the news they share. There's currently no way to get the important stuff without going... more


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