A Twitter phone is for the birds
Twitter's Michael Sippey hasn't dismissed the notion of creating something similar to Facebook Home, which seems to be further confirmation that the notion of a smartphone with a single social network at the core of its hardware is all but dead.
Most popular social networks have at least one major character flaw that prevents a smartphone version from making much sense.
In the case of Twitter, the constant pace of notifications of new incoming tweets would threaten to cause a new pandemic of "Tweet neck," and we'd face a new security crisis after we all begin mixing up hashtags with punching in our PIN numbers followed by the "#" sign.
April 22, 2013 9:13 AM PDT
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