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Twitter, Inc.

At home with Twitter comic @Home_Halfway

At home with Twitter comic @Home_Halfway

Twitter is a funny place. Not just funny peculiar or funny disturbing, but funny ha-ha – a 24/7 open mic night for quipsters both aspiring and professional to try out their material on whoever is currently drinking at the untended fire hose that is the world’s most lively social media site. In odd moments I curate some of the best of these 140-character one-liners and offer them to readers in my online Tweet of the Week poll. But to find material I rely mostly on the talents and judgment of some 40 other users, all of whom are far more active than I am in generating and forwarding along (retweeting) the good stuff. I spend minutes a day on the site. They seem to spend...