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Twitter Tailors To Big Names, Not No-Names

Open and egalitarian as Twitter may seem, the social network is actually as hierarchical as any old media platform. So finds data journalist Jon Bruner, who writes in O’Reilly Radar: “Twitter is giant, and it has an outsize influence on popular and not-so-popular culture, but that influence seems due to the fact that it’s popular among influential people and provides energetic reverberation for their thoughts -- and lots and lots of people who sit back and listen.”

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