The best Twitter threads of 2017: from MeToo to “Star Wars” and restaurant design (Quartz)

Quartz: The best Twitter threads of 2017: from MeToo to “Star Wars” and restaurant design. “If done well, Twitter threads make for irresistible reading. The long strings of connected Tweets on one topic—whether political analysis, an explanation of the origins of the word ‘dotard,’ or live-tweeting a surreal experience—are an invitation to shake off Twitter’s rapid-fire rhythm and focus. Journalist Virginia Heffner, writing a tribute to the thread form in Politico, described it as ‘a call to something that Twitter culture, in its far-off playful days, used to condemn implicitly: earnest commitment to a train of thought.'”

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