604460 story Will Twitter Join Podcasting on the 'Net Sidelines'? 221 Posted by CmdrTaco on Wednesday April 02, 2008 @12:00PM from the no-i-need-to-know-the-minutia-of-everyone's-day dept. Ian Lamont writes "Twitter has established itself in some quarters as a must-have communications tool, and its power to connect and even incite people is hard to deny. But does Twitter have long-term, mainstream potential? Or does a poor revenue model and strong competition mean that it's destined to be a sideline Internet technology, much like podcasting has failed to live up to early hype?"