On occasion of Twitter’s recently announced plans
Thesis: algorithmically curating the feed that your service provides is an implicit admission that your service is a net negative for its average user because its signal-to-noise ratio is too terrible to harvest value from it without programmatic aid.
(Behold, Facebook, what “frictionless sharing” hath wrought.)
Or as I quipped recently:
Nobody hangs out on Twitter any more. It’s too crowded.