And this one — Convore — understands some of what Twitter is missing too:
What is Convore?
Convore is a quick way to instant message with groups of friends in real-time. You can join in on conversations about topics that interest you, or start your own conversations. Don’t worry about missing anything, because we keep track of what you’re not seeing, so that when you return, you can easily catch up! But don’t take our word for it, join in on the fun and see for yourself.
Boldfaced emphasis added by me.
I’m not ready to join another Twitter-like service.
I’d still like to see Twitter get its shit together. Maybe that’s delusional on my part. Those kids might never grow up.
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