Twitter’s ‘revolution’: becoming an old media company


Earlier this week at TechCrunch Disrupt, Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey, in discussing his philosophy of “revolution,” drew curious parallels to the Founding Fathers’ original drafting of the US Constitution. “If we stuck to the idea of the original founders of this nation, we would not be here today,” he said, reasoning that companies, Twitter included, “evolve over time and have multiple founding moments.” Stating his confidence in CEO Dick Costolo, Dorsey urged founders and entrepreneurs to embrace these moments and “pick a movement, a revolution, and join it.”

It was an indirect response to criticism of the microblogging service’s new direction, which has prompted a massive outcry from the platform’s…

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