Tweetmeme Planning To Rank Stories By Retweets

Posted Aug 10, 2009

Tweetmeme is becoming a useful way to share content on the web.  Tweetmeme is closing down their original news filtering service in order to focus mroe on ranking stories by retweets.  The Tweetmeme homepage displays stories based on the most recent, top in 24 hours, and top in the last 7 days.

As part of the shut-down of the news filtering service on Tweetmeme, will also be shutting down. is by the same developers as Tweetmeme.  “TweetMeme became our focus for several reasons, firstly the trend towards status messages (micro-blogging) meant that access to real-time news was becoming a reality and that our aggregation + filtering technologies could be very quickly leveraged to take advantage of it,” stated CEO Nick Halstead.

The website will become the company website. also runs a service called TweetTabs.  TweetTabs is a website that opens up multiple tabs when searching.

[via Mashable]