Heavy Twitter users should walk away from their computers and other mobile devices and stop staring at tweets all day because it’s bad for you. That was essentially the message delivered by Twitter co-founder Christopher Isaac “Biz” Stone on Wednesday.
It’s not the eye strain, neck strain or other physical ailments that Biz Stone is worried about but rather the fact that people will waste their entire day constantly reading tweets.
Speaking to a business-based audience in Montreal Stone says he initially believed that Twitter would be used as a fun platform for sharing interesting articles and news about a persons day, instead it ended up turning into a social change vehicle such as the so-called Arab spring uprising which brought about pro-democracy movements in the Middle East. [Read more…]