Why Facebook @ tagging / mentions won’t affect Twitter’s growth or will it? Let the tweets decide

The Facebook vs Twitter war just kicked into high gear today as Facebook launched a rocket announcing that soon you'll be able to "Tag Friends in Your Status and Posts" with a simple notion of the @ sign. Ohhhh, Awww. The initial announcement was made here: http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=109765592130

Three of the top social media/tech blogs, Mashable (2), TechCrunch and Read Write Web already have a post talking about the move. Each with a different post title leaning toward how Facebook's friends tagging feature is related to Twitter.

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TechCrunch Post Title
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Talk Social News daily 005 – Hunch review plus invites, bit.ly receives funding, skype, twitter replies are now mentions and we want your shirts.

Talk Social News daily 005 - Hunch review plus invites, bit.ly receives funding, skype, twitter replies are now mentions and we want your shirts.

Today on Talk Social News we cover:

Hunch, looking for a Hunch invite? Watch or listen to the podcast to find out how to receive an invite from Kipp and Wayne.
Bit.ly recives funding, Story
Skype on your iPhone
Twitter replies are now mentions, story

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The podcast:
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