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Twitter Co-Founder On Mark Zuckerberg: ‘We Just Didn’t Click.’

Twitter Co-Founder On Mark Zuckerberg: 'We Just Didn't Click.'

The Guardian has a fascinating interview with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, who is promoting his new book, Things A Little Bird Told Me.

In the piece Stone talks openly about the history of Twitter, the “backstabbing” that took place amongst all the Twitter founders in the early days of the company (as detailed in Hatching Twitter, Nick Bilton’s book), how he feels about Edward Snowden and what’s going on at Jelly, his other startup.

The juicy bits, however, are found in Stone’s recollection of meetings with Mark Zuckerberg, back when the Facebook founder was thinking about buying Twitter.

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How Big Was SOPA On Twitter? Big Enough For Mark Zuckerberg’s First Tweet In Two Years

Twitter has released data showing the network’s reaction to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and while the response didn’t quite stand up to the efforts made by Wikipedia, Reddit and other online communities, Twitter was good for 2.4 million SOPA-related tweets between midnight and 4pm ET.

Not bad, but when you consider that the recent TV screening of 1986 animated movie Castle In The Sky in Japan triggered 25,088 tweets per second (TPS) – or over 3 million tweets in two minutes – it perhaps wasn’t the all-encompassing smackdown that the world anticipated.

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