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Twitter Touts #FollowMe, a Remixed Music Video of the Way You Tweet

Twitter on Thursday released a new feature, #FollowMe, in partnership with data visualization company Vizify, which lets users create short, remixed highlight reels about themselves based on the way they use Twitter. It’s cutesy, but it shows off interesting stats like the words you tweet the most, as well as the times of day you’re most active on Twitter, all set to the backdrop of the photos and Vine videos you tweet (plus music, too). It’s likely a simple, visual appeal to mainstream consumers who aren’t quite sure what to make of Twitter.


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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