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Joint Turns Twitter Into an IM Service

Twitter DM’s are a simple, effective way of getting in touch with people, but without presence indicators and , they don’t quite feel like real-time chats. Joint, a new project from the team behind content discovery service LazyFeed, piggybacks on Twitter’s social graph and allows you to turn your Twitter network into a fully-featured IM system, with one-on-one and group chats. It’s basically a private backchannel to Twitter.

Joint is currently in private alpha, but read on to find out how you can get an invite.