Genesis of Twitter


I don’t particularly have anything against Twitter (we obviously have a feed of our own). However, am I the only one who sees Twitter as a step backwards in human communication? We had blogging, but then someone decided blogging was too wordy for the masses? Facebook was too personally involved? Twitter is, for the most part, like reading a poorly written children’s book.

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RICK: What's wrong with the computers?
LIBRARIAN: The Internet is down.

RICK: Then what am I supposed to do?
LIBRARIAN: You could read a book! Here's the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. It's sort of like his blog, before there were blogs.

RICK: Why is this longer than 140 characters? And where are the funny pictures of cats?
LIBRARIAN: Hmm, maybe you'd enjoy The Cat in the Hat?


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