Twitter vs. Facebook: The battle over sharing

10/5/2009 | TechCrunch

Facebook may boast 300 million users, but when it comes to sharing data, Twitter is miles ahead of its rival, MG Siegler writes. While Facebook has spent a lot of time developing sharing tools such as Facebook Connect, Twitter's simplicity and speed still make it a more natural choice for sharing content. The biggest shortcoming, he argues, is that there's no way to efficiently "re-share" content on Facebook, which limits the platform's utility for building buzz.

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