Twitter influences some people's jobs but it isn't helping your career

In an era when all workers are supposed to sustain a personal brand that in theory will insulate us from job losses, something important could be lost if the site disappears

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Sarah Green Carmichael | Bloomberg
Twitter’s rapid descent into corporate chaos has prompted a wave of nostalgic posts and witty laments from users who fear these are the app’s final days. Without a doubt, Twitter has had a unique role shaping the cultural zeitgeist, and for better or worse it has had a disproportionate influence on how some people — journalists in particular — do their jobs. It can be very funny or rather horrifying, but it often has felt essential. What if it goes away?
 
In an era when all workers are supposed to sustain a personal brand that in theory will insulate us

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First Published: Nov 22 2022 | 7:51 AM IST

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