The Power of Twitter to (Inadvertently) Break News

Watch what you tweet, or you could be breaking news. According to Wired Magazine‘s blog, one of Twitter’s venture capitalists tweeted about a meeting with company that has an executive titled “Chief Openness Officer.” Seems that there is only one company with such a position, and it is an open source textbook company called Flat World Knowledge. Why were Twitter and Flat World Knowledge meeting? Who knows. But now every knows they were meeting. Wonder if that was the intent.

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