Ubiquitious river-of-short-message service

Co-founded by JackDorsey and EvanWilliams

It's a new smaller scale of OnGranularity (PlentyOfRoomAtTheBottom / BangTheRocksTogether)

2022 : ElonMuskBuyingTwitterShare

Triggers some people to think about LeavingTwitter

Of course, looks like it's not happening.

Back in the days of innocence people thought it had no spam or trolls : http://www.russellbeattie.com/blog/nearly-a-million-users-and-no-spam-or-trolls

Not sure worth worrying about this now, because clearly it does.

Interesting that there's a lot of ideographic experimentation going on there : eg. @name when you want to address people, #tags about subjects

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