I have often experienced "network weaving," where a conversation takes place across multiple platforms- like someone answering a Twitter question on Facebook, etc. This concept is becoming more and more common as we jam our lifestream feeds down multiple channels. I have always fed Twitter through Friendfeed and Facebook, and Utterli through Twitter and http://DougHaslam.com/
. Some people don’t like to do that, but I find it lets me post in just a couple of places but reach entirely different people all over.
The challenge is keeping context. For example, now my FriendFeed comments go into Twitter. While I decide if I like that, I realize I need to add as much context as possible or risk confusing people; "Who is he talking to?" "What is the reference?"
I believe these cross-posted conversations can work. We must constantly remember our audience- and context.
How do you handle it?