Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Biz Stone Does His Best Jonah Peretti

Q: As something that was supposed to change the world, do you find it slightly depressing that Twitter’s most-followed users are Katy Perry and Justin Bieber?

A: Well, no, because, in order for something to succeed, it needs to be fun and goofy—you need to develop a muscle memory for using it. If you build something that’s only serious, people just won’t think to use it.

Biz Stone on the Early Days of Twitter: "You Can Be Nice and Successful at the Same Time"

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