Is Twitter the new haiku?

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Some believe that social media conversations held in 140 characters lack depth and thoughtfulness. But Twitter CEO Dick Costolo sees this kind of communication as a new art form. He argued that short bursts of information like tweets open up new avenues for creativity during an interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Saturday. Of course, the CEO of Twitter would think this, but he raises an interesting point: Just like a sonnet tells a story differently than a limerick, do social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Vine deserve their own category of communication?

 

 

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