Maybe now I buy it

by Team Politics
Monday, March 9th, 2009

The greybeards have been opining for some now (minutes? months?) Twitter has “jumped the shark”. The shrillest death-knell was sounded by Mark McKinnon over at the disturbingly anti-tech The Daily Beast.

I get it, Twitter is a service that’s suffering from overexposure. So it’s simultaneously cool (because everyone uses it) and not cool (because everyone uses it). But I hardly think it’s irrelevant–it’s one of the great tools for connecting people who don’t know each other. Also, who doesn’t want to hear what I’m having for breakfast?

I will say that Twitter loses cool points for being noticed by that lamest of media players, the political cartoonist.


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