Peter Kafka

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Why Twitter Loves TV (Video)

Twitter has been trying to attach itself to TV, and the TV advertising business, for years. Unlike other digital platforms, though, Twitter has been trying to tell the TV business that it comes in peace — it doesn’t want to disrupt TV, but extend TV.

CEO Dick Costolo made the case during his interview at the 11th AllThingsD conference.

Full D11 Conference Coverage


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work