Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Dawn of Twitter and the Age of Awareness

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Dawn of Twitter and the Age of Awareness

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When it came into being in 2006, Twitter seemed perplexing. Publishing teensy, 140-character updates? Whatever was that good for? Twitter seemed like a ghastly mashup of the preening narcissism and nanosecond attention spans that defined the worst trends in digital culture. Tim Ferriss, writer of productivity books, called it “pointless email on steroids.” Who cares…