All you “pro-Powncers” are assuming one thing: that Twitter isn’t going to come back. I’ve heard rumors of a soon to come update. I love competition!
Am I crazy or do Twitter and Pownce fill two completely different needs?
Twitter is here to answer the question, “What are you doing right now?” It’s for quick short status updates. It’s the Web 2.0 version of IM away messages.
Pownce is to send stuff (messages, links, files, and events) to my friends. It recognizes that we all too often just want to send something quickly to someone. It doesn’t feel like it should deserve its own email. Plus things too often will get lost amongst the clutter of email. Pownce is just like writing on someone’s Facebook Wall.
What would be great is if one of the options in Pownce was to send and receive Twitter updates.
Twitter updates are just one more type of content that you send to your friends.