The Trouble With Twitter

by | June 17, 2009

I don't want to be a wet blanket, because I know that Twitter has given real energy and sustenance to the protesters in Iran. What frustrates me is the way people have confused its value as an organizing tool with its value as a news source. Joshua Kucera fact-checks some dramatic tweets that were widely circulated and picked up by blogs--but turned out to be wrong.

--Michael Crowley

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