Why Is Everyone on Twitter So Maddeningly Positive?

Ryan Tate · 08/27/09 11:02AM

It's so hard to start a good fight on Twitter. Praise someone effusively, it gets "re-tweeted" endlessly, while nice juicy feuds get smothered in the crib. Every Twitter user is president of his own fraternity. How stale!

The Sinister March of Net Niceness

Ryan Tate · 08/25/09 10:48AM

Wikipedia, once an internet free-for-all, has announced it will now screen changes to certain articles. The New York Times' ethics columnist, meanwhile, is joining the eternal backlash against anonymous blogging. Two steps toward a nice, peaceful, boring and neutered internet.