The Power of Twitter
Evan's part of a team of three founders, and says his co-founder Jack Dorsey originally came up with the idea. "My co-founders Biz [Stone] and Jack are supergeniuses," he says. "I had been working on blogging for a long time and saw what it did for people. It gives them a way to express themselves and democratizes media. … The beauty is it's very fast. A lot of the focus is that you can do it in seconds." In fact, it's so fast that Evan says law enforcement and fire departments use Twitter to disseminate time-sensitive information to communities.
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