by: David Pierce | Wired
Twitter isn’t about a 140-character limit. It’s not about a timeline. It’s not about your joke going viral, or getting Justin Bieber to follow you by any means necessary. It’s about a single question, the one you see when you first load twitter.com: “What’s happening?”
Yet Twitter, as it has existed until now, has done a terrible job of both asking and answering that most central question.