Liz Gannes

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Left-out Twitter Co-Creator Noah Glass Speaks Up

There’s nothing like success to attract people sharing the credit, and today Evan Williams gets some of what Mark Zuckerberg’s been dealing with–but with a bit more credibility. In a story about Twitter’s origins, Business Insider has a rare and captivating interview with Noah Glass, a little-acknowledged and somewhat bitter co-creator. Glass, however, has not sought notoriety, nor is he suing Twitter for leaving him out, having “received a certain amount of equity” after bringing his grievances to the company. To be fair, Glass’s role was acknowledged in recently reinstated co-founder Jack Dorsey’s retelling of the company’s history on its fifth birthday.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus