10 Quickie Quotes About Twitter

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Love it or hate it, Twitter has certainly taken the web by storm. In just a few short years, the social networking/micro-blogging website has grown to be one 50 most popular website in the world.

As much as I am fascinated with Twitter (though I'm a bad Twitterer, Neatorama's Official Twitter is not as frequently updated as the blog), I'm more interested about what other people say about Twitter.

Here's a quickie 10 most interesting Twitter Quotes (some are from people who, ironically, don't tweet):

"oh this is going to be addictive" - Dom Sagolla, Twitter co-creator

“The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful” - Jonathan Zittrain, Harvard law professor and Internet expert (Source)

“Twitter lets me hear from a lot of people in a very short period of time.” - Robert Scoble, blogger (Source)

“Using Twitter for literate communication is about as likely as firing up a CB radio and hearing some guy recite ‘The Iliad.’" - Bruce Sterling, science fiction writer and journalist (Source)

"Whoever said that things have to be useful?"
- Evan Williams, Twitter co-founder and

"For the uninitiated, here's how Twitter works - I have no f***ing idea. I have no idea how it works - or why it is." Jon Stewart, comedian and host of The Daily Show

"Facebook is to 2007 as Twitter is to 2009. It's the most open communication platform out there" - Roger Kondrat, social media consultant (Source)

"The people drawn to Twitter are people on the cutting edge, the real nerds who are resentful of the fact that the general population have found and taken over Facebook" - Steve Dotto, host of Dotto Tech (Source)


"Ummm . . . I don’t think it’s as big of a dilemma as people seem to think. We haven’t focused on it yet and I can’t say for sure how it’s going to work." - Evan Williams, Twitter co-founder and CEO, on how Twitter will make money

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