Evan Weaver: ‘When we started at Twitter, databases were bad. When we left, they were still bad’

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VentureBeat—EXCLUSIVE: If there is one thing that is true of Twitter’s growing pains, it is that it used to fail. A lot. The now-famous “fail whale” appeared often as the platform grew. Twitter retired the fail whale in 2013, and one of the people most responsible for the stability that allowed for its removal has now […]

Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey explains why Alex Jones and Infowars is still on Twitter. In the face of criticism, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's reasoning is relatively simple: Alex Jones and Infowars haven't broken Twitter's rules.