Next Up? IM

As folks point out in the comments of the previous post, IM service with Twitter is currently taking a cat-nap. The reason for this again is rapid growth—IM was not made for *that* many friends! Twitter overwhelmed the basic model of instant messaging very quickly so tonight Blaine is going to dream up a more distributed approach to how Twitter interacts over IM. If you are a regular user of Twitter via IM, we just wanted to let you know that it is next in line for better-ification.