As you probably know, Twitter has been down and then up, and then down again throughout the day. Without a doubt, Twitter has become an important communication channel for the Internet. In fact, I didn’t know about the fire at Pier 29 in San Francisco until I saw a tweet. The same person even published a photo from less than a block away. Since launching in 2006, the company has spent all of its efforts proving the fact that it can “change the world.” With great power comes great responsibility, and I feel like the company has let us down today. You might think that I sound like a crack fiend trying to get his fix, but hear me out on this one. Read the full story at The Next Web.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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