What’s your favorite backchannel tool?

What’s your favorite backchannel tool? A backchannel is a live electronic conversation that happens in the margins, while an event is taking place center stage. I really like the low entry barrier of TodaysMeet.com, but the auto-refresh does not work. Users must refresh manually. Further, TodaysMeet.com also shows an error message each time I post. That makes users nervous, and just looks shoddy. Plus, I think “Today’s Meat,” which for…

Kindle app for iPhone and iPad may get webby to avoid Apple’s new rules | Crave | CNET UK

If Apple forces the iOS Kindle app has to change to a Safari-based system (requiring web access) that would seriously damage the value of the ebooks I have purchased. Of course, that is part of Apple’s strategy, since Apple is not getting its cut of the income Amazon makes by selling books within the Kindke app. “Instead of using the Kindle app, iOS users can just point Safari to Amazon’s…