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This article was published on August 26, 2012


    The Next Web is now on App.net. So, how should we use our account?

    The Next Web is now on App.net. So, how should we use our account?
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    Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

    After raising $803,000 from 12,315 backers, Twitter alternative App.net started taking payments from supporters this week. There is already a thriving community of early adopters and developers active on its alpha, and now there’s one more account to follow – The Next Web is on App.net.

    So, now we’ve got an account, what do we do with it? Our Twitter account is the fastest way to be alerted to new posts that we publish here; should we share a link to every new post just like Twitter? Should we selectively share a few posts per day and be more conversational?

    The etiquette for App.net is still being decided by its users. There isn’t that much link sharing going on there yet, and we’re one of the first publications to launch an account. If you’re an App.net user, we’d love to hear your thoughts. We’ll be experimenting with it over the next few weeks to see what works, but it’s definitely a good opportunity to help see what works for publishers on App.net.

    So, if you have an account over at App.net, come join us.

    ➤ The Next Web on App.net