SFGate: After using Facebook and Twitter for more than 10 years, I quit both — here’s why

SFGate: After using Facebook and Twitter for more than 10 years, I quit both — here’s why. “Twitter’s chronological timeline was an excellent way of presenting the world as an ongoing stream of mass consciousness. Was it messy? Sure! Was it occasionally hard to navigate? Absolutely. But changing the feed wasn’t intended to fix those things, but to surface content to keep you more interested and make you less likely to bounce off and check a different app. Never mind that it undercuts the entire premise of Twitter — what matters is that you’re staying longer. That the experience is worse is beside the point.”