Twitter’s biggest problem isn’t narcissism, it’s turning new users into regulars

By Jon Russell

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The New York Times’ Jenna Wortham penned an interesting opinion article on the rise in narcissism on Twitter, explaining how selfish tweeting is affecting the quality and usefulness of the service for her:

It feels as if we’re all trying to be a cheeky guest on a late-night show, a reality show contestant or a toddler with a tiara on Twitter — delivering the performance of a lifetime, via a hot, rapid-fire string of commentary, GIFs or responses that help us stand out from the crowd.

To say the service is no longer relevant or informed seems inaccurate — much of …read more

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