Clive Thompson on how Twitter creates a social sixth sense

July 23, 2007
[W]hen my four closest friends send me dozens of updates a week for five months, I begin to develop an almost telepathic awareness of the people most important to me.

This is exactly why I use Twitter and am constantly urging my real-life, meatspace friends to do the same (but they're a stubborn bunch, that MySpace crowd).

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