Bookmarks for Jul 18

A daily collection of linky goodness.

Save the Fail Whales Now

Save the Fail Whales Now

The fail whale may be going the way of the Dodo if you don’t retweat the message below.

The fancy pants engineers over at Twitter are “revamping their system to scale”. This cynical move toward business efficiency puts the fail whale species at risk of mass extinction. When Twitter was asked to comment on this, they had nothing to say for themselves. Nothing!

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Author: Chris Messina

Product guy, friend to startups, inventor of the hashtag, proponent of bots and conversational apps; Xoogler and X Uber.

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