Twitter As An Extractive Economy

A more dire reading of Twitter’s evolution from 140 characters to 2,000 ways to tweet: “Unfortunately this inclusive world was not meant to last. From the beginning, an extractive time bomb was ticking. One billion dollars worth of eagerness for return. Hundreds and hundreds of hungry mouths to feed in a San Francisco lair. And thus began Twitter’s descent into the extractive.” (via)

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