Category: Twitter

OpenID, Jonathan Ross and the Reputation Game on Twitter

Somebody is going to do a killer presentation at a conference in 2009 in regards to identity on Twitter and what it can teach us about authentication (*). Why? Because as Twitter has started to ramp up, more and more ‘celebrities’ are using the service. At the same time, more people are pretending to be celebrities and using false names and accounts, which really muddies the water as to who you can trust. Probably the first major UK name on Twitter was Stephen Fry. A noted technophile (the second Mac ever in the UK was his), he arrived on Twitter,

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