Twitter, Ecosystems, and the Age of the Platform

A fascinating look at many of Twitter's innovations.

Estimated reading: 1 min

In this fascinating interview with Charlie Rose (about 40 minutes in), Jack Dorsey of Twitter explains the evolution of the company. Particularly interesting is his disclosure that many Twitter innovations came from users (read: the @ symbol, hashtags, and the concept of a retweet.)

Simon Says

In the Age of the Platform, you can embrace ecosystems like Twitter or you can cling to traditional ways of doing things like the publishing industry.


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