CatchThis Blog / Twitter names

Jed Rendleman

November 3, 2014

Although the name does not explicitly say what the product does, as soon as I heard about Twitter Fabric, I could guess at its function.  Twitter has long held a monopoly on real-time online thought sharing, but like all big tech companies, has branched out with other lucrative ventures. From MoPub, which allows advertisers to […]

Mark Skoultchi

January 13, 2011

Late this afternoon Catchword is folded into a booth down the street at our favorite lounge, slinging back that preferred sauce, Captain Beefheart on the box. Our bliss rattled only by that chiclets-on-speed pecking on tiny keyboards by the locals. Which snaps us into thinking about Twitter. More specifically, those names on all those Twitter […]

Laurel Sutton

July 8, 2009

I employ a deliberately mixed metaphor in the title of this post to exemplify my confusion about what Twitter’s trying to do here. Quick trademark primer: trademarking a name of a product or service generally prevents other people from using the same name for confusingly similar products and services. So, for example, you can’t have […]

Laurel Sutton

March 10, 2009

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