Dotted Lines: Explaining Twitter in 2007

A local news station, circa 2007, struggles with the hot new "cyber-drug of choice" called Twitter.


Jay Hathaway


Published Oct 25, 2012   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 8:41 am CDT

Every evening, the Daily Dot delivers a selection of links worth clicking from around the Web, along with the day’s must-see image or video. We call it Dotted Lines.

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Above: 2007 was longer ago than you think. Just watch as San Francisco’s CBS5 tries to explain the “latest cyber-drug of choice”: Twitter. Could it possibly replace “the ever-popular MySpace?”

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*First Published: Oct 25, 2012, 9:28 pm CDT