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Kodak Bankruptcy: Twitter-verse Says Cheese

    January 19, 2012
    Mike Tuttle
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The Kodak corporation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The industry dinosaur has struggled to remain relevant in a film-less world and seems to be going the way of the buggy whip. Twitter responds:

Your Kodak Moments. Exploration of flickr tags on the day that Kodak filed for bankruptcy http://t.co/Z32UL6pd 3 minutes ago via Twitter for Mac · powered by @socialditto

So #Kodak, how does that ‘stop bath’ feel now? Sincerely, Photo Paper 43 seconds ago via Tweetbot for iPhone · powered by @socialditto

I wonder if Kodak filing for bankruptcy was a snap decision by management. 1 minute ago via web · powered by @socialditto

With regard to #Twinkies and #Kodak, God has done all he can. They’re on their own. 44 seconds ago via web · powered by @socialditto

If that could happen to Kodak, I wonder what’s going to put facebook and twitter under the carpet someday. 43 seconds ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® · powered by @socialditto

Kodak is going under! What will hipster art students do now for a unique and retro portfolio??? 2 minutes ago via Twitter for Android · powered by @socialditto

The declaration of bankruptcy by Kodak is the equivalent of the headless chicken running around. #kodak has been undead for awhile. 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto

Kodak used the razor blade business model – sell cheap cameras and make money on expensive film. Didn’t work when cameras went digital. 1 hour ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto

Consoles use the razor blade business model – sell cheap consoles and make money on expensive games. Will it work when games go digital? 1 hour ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto

“Mama, don’t take my Kodachrome away” http://t.co/RiGZjQbV 48 seconds ago via web · powered by @socialditto

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