“Jad: It’ll dill your pickle, is what it’ll do. Brenna: Dill your pickle? Is the FCC going to come after us? Jad: It’s not dirty, is it? Brenna: I don’t know, I’ve never heard it before. Jad: Huh. I guess it’s a Southern thing.”—
“I can take out my iPhone and scan the tweets and see what’s happening half way around the world, and I can put myself in the shoes of someone who is trying to overthrow a repressive regime and I can suddenly have an empathy with that person that I would not otherwise necessarily have had … People all around the world are realizing that we’re not just necessarily citizens of a particular state or a particular country, but citizens of the world. And this is a growing feeling and I think that the Internet and social media tools are making the world a smaller place and allowing us to feel this empathy.”—Twitter’s Biz Stone on the power of social media networks.
“Twitter is not for sale. We don’t have a shingle out on our front that says ‘Twitter. For Sale.’ We’re not for sale and we haven’t been. We’re very, very interested in building an independent company.”—Twitter co-founder Biz Stone on the rumors of a Facebook or Google takeover.