The most radical shift to media in recent years is that we now have a central real-time hub that serves to enhance every other content platform on the web, reports Mashable.com.

Twitter now provides a one-stop, real-time service for all of a person’s content. It allows us something that in the past only huge corporations could have: our own broadcasting network. If you’re on Twitter, and to a certain extent Facebook, you are in the broadcasting business.

Of course, real-time status sites like those very much depend on other services: YouTube and other video sharing sites, Flickr and photo sites, and WordPress, Blogger, and the rest are all important for publishing and hosting content.

However, Twitter and its ilk provide the hub, the means of connecting all of one’s online activity to create a real-time, people-run and directed broadcasting network.

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