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Has Twitter Reached A Turning Point?

Is Twitter experiencing a fundamental existential shift? The New York Times’ Bits blogger Jenna Wortham thinks so. “Twitter seems to have reached a turning point, a phase in which its contributors have stopped trying to make the service as useful as possible for the crowd, and are instead trying to distinguish themselves from one another,” she writes. “It’s less about drifting down the stream, absorbing what you can while you float, and more about trying to make the flashiest raft to float on, gathering fans and accolades as you go.”

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