Twitter is “dying.” At least, that’s what finance, leadership and innovation blogger Umair Haque argues in his chronicle of the social media platform’s spiraling decline. Haque makes a convincing argument that this downfall is the inevitable result of abuse. He takes a look at the difficulties Internet companies face and outlines those challenges with a clear warning: Deal with abuse, or lose your user base. getAbstract recommends this thought-provoking piece to everyone who uses social media to promote themselves or their businesses.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why Twitter is losing popularity,
- How abuse affects web-based businesses and
- Why company leaders should address abuse.
About the Author
Umair Haque is a member of Thinkers 50 and the director of Havas Media Lab. He is the author of Economics for Humans and The New Capitalist Manifesto.