The Arabic hashtag #stab is something I'd rather not see on a social media post. Israel's UN ambassador, Danny Danon, recently showed a version of the instructional graphic that accompanied that hashtag to the UN Security Council with the English-language title, "How to Stab a Jew." Mr. Danon was making a point – but also describing a form of warfare so new it does not yet have a name.
I’m going to leave the punditry about Twitter’s management issues to Chris Sacca and others who have (and will) make suggestions about how to right the ship. What I would like to explore is a simple, obvious fact: Twitter is not a compelling consumer product.
Imagine a hack that tricks Periscope or Meerkat into capturing whatever video is on your screen. Now, just create a new Twitter account and tell your social network to join you watching House of Cards on Netflix for free.
Using Periscope behind the scenes at Fox 5.
Here's the problem: millennials think social media is a place to have conversations. Incorrect. Social media is a place to begin conversations.