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If Only It Were True

Well, it’s not exactly the spaghetti harvest in the Ticino, but the Guardian is announcing it’s giving up ink for Twitter.

Sceptics have expressed concerns that 140 characters may be insufficient to capture the full breadth of meaningful human activity, but social media experts say the spread of Twitter encourages brevity, and that it ought to be possible to convey the gist of any message in a tweet.

4sure. So much morning hope dashed the moment you read the dateline. Bumr.

Denis BoylesDennis Boyles is a writer, editor, former university lecturer, and the author/editor of several books of poetry, travel, history, criticism, and practical advice, including Superior, Nebraska (2008), Design Poetics (1975), ...


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