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to use an old-media metaphor: Twitter is the newswire, and Facebook is the hundreds of local newspapers that collect and print the stories the next day.

1994 Today Show discusses: “What is Internet, Anyway?” 

And you thought you had a hard time explaining Twitter’s value to people. NBC news didn’t know what an email address was in 1994.

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Public, real-time and simplicity

Jack Dorsey (Twitter Co-founder) on Social, SOPA and Asia, when asked by Liz Gannes (of AllThingsD), “What are the most important words to describe Twitter versus its competitors?”