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Overheard: Biz Stone explains Twitter



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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When people hear about Twitter, their immediate reaction is that it’s the simplest and stupidest idea in the world. They do not want to know that their brother is eating a hot dog right now, but then they discover that their friends are on it. And so are the L.A. Fire Department, NASA and JetBlue. Then they get it.

Biz Stone, as quoted in Twitter took off from simple to ‘tweet’ success

Biz Stone used to work for Google — I wonder what his parents look like? Who would name their kid Biz Stone? It’s like they knew he’d be famous.

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