Biz Stone and Evan Williams Define Twitter (VIDEO)

[ 0 ] September 23, 2010 |

No two people are better to tell us what Twitter really is than the brains behind it! genConnect sat down with Biz Stone and Evan Williams at the Aspen Ideas Festival where we asked them: What is Twitter? Take a look…

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To recap: They define Twitter as a “real-time information network.” Williams, Twitter’s CEO, said a person can chose to tune into the news they want to listen to.  It gives you the ability to make choices and see around corner.
Biz gets more philosophical in his explanation comparing Tweets  to “a flock of birds” – moving around an object in flight. It looks amazingly choreographed and complex but really it’s rudimentary communication …

How do you define Twitter?

For more genConnect interviews with Biz Stone and Evan Williams at the Aspen Ideas Festival:

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