Topic: Twitter Quotes - Famous Twitter
Quotes, Quotations, Sayings
Mood at Twitter HQ the first workday of the year:
focused anxiety. Evan Williams Twitter CEO, after learning that more than
30 Twitter accounts were hacked, including those belonging to
Barack Obama and Britney Spears, January 2009.
It's one of the fastest-growing phenomena on the Internet. New York Times
Twitter is on its way to becoming the next killer app. TIME Magazine
Suddenly, it seems as though all the world's a-twitter. Newsweek
So far, Twitter is like hanging out in the speakers' lounge.
Meaningless chatter from smart people. Alan Stevens Vice-President of International Federation
for Professional Speakers.
The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are
what makes it so powerful. Jonathan Zittrain Professor of Internet law at Harvard Law
Using Twitter for literate communication is about as likely
as firing up a CB radio and hearing some guy recite The
Iliad. Bruce Sterling Science fiction writer's verdict.
She's really artsy and into smart things like learning languages
and getting degrees. I'm into Twitter, so... we're quite different. Serena Williams The tennis champion summing up differences
between her and sister Venus.
We have shown the world that the new wave is here, it is present
and it is ready to explode. Ashley Kutchen The American actor on being first person
to achieve one million followers on Twitter.
Speaking as a computer scientist, I view all of these as sort
of poor mans e-mail systems. Twitters success is
wonderful and it shows you that there are many, many ways to
communicate. Eric Schmidt Google CEO's vertict on Twitter.
Can't say no one makes money from Twitter now. The NBA does. Mark Cuban Owner of the Dallas Mavericks, in a Twitter
message, or Tweet, on being fined $25,000 by the NBA for insulting
referees using the social online service.
When traditional journalists were forced to leave the
country, Twitter became a window for the world to view hope,
heroism, and horror.
It became the assignment desk, the reporter, and the producer.
And, because of this, Twitter and its creators are worthy of
being considered for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Twitter has been criticised as a time-waster a way for
people to inform their friends about the minutiae of their lives,
140 characters at a time.
But in the past month, 140 characters were enough to shine a
light on Iranian oppression and elevate Twitter to the level
of change agent.
Even the government of Iran has been forced to utilise the very
tool they attempted to squelch to try to hold on to power. Mark Pfeifle Former US security adviser, saying the
microblogging site was instrumental in helping document the
crisis in Iran following the contested presidential election
results in June 2009.