Saturday, August 18, 2012

Twitter Changes Lead to Online Protests - NYTimes.com

Final paragraph from an overview of Twitter's latest self-inflicted PR nightmare; curious that Twitter's ecosystem-hostile policy change should coincide with the introductions of app.net, Branch, and Medium
"“Various apologists for Twitter attempt to justify it because ‘Twitter needs to be a multibillion-dollar business,’” Mr. Spivack wrote. “These kinds of statements just don’t hold water and are completely misguided.” He added, “The future market cap of the company will ultimately be orders of magnitude greater if they are stewards of the open nervous system of the planet than if they are the next Myspace trying to sell ads on their own pages and apps. It’s really that simple.”"
Twitter Changes Lead to Online Protests - NYTimes.com
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