August 26, 2009
Posted: 10:10 AM ET
Do you need more than 140 characters to express yourself? Are tweets too short to describe that delicious Qdoba burrito you had for lunch? Did the wrap-it-up music cut you off while you were accepting your Oscar?
You may want to consider Woofer. This macro-blogging site offers a Twitter-like interface without any pesky character limits. In fact, your Woof must have at least 1,400 characters before it can be posted.
If you think the 1,400-character minimum is a bit excessive, you are probably right. Woofer admits it is a parody site and not a Twitter competitor:
Woofer pulls information from Twitter but does not require a password, so most posts, so far, are celebrity impersonations. Other users are posting copied text to reach the 1,400 mark.
Woofer may not serve any purpose at the moment, but I probably would have felt the same way about Twitter back in 2006. Does this anti-Twitter have a future? Or will this parody be gone tomorrow?
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