"After this, Twitter will now be Twitter the consumer app, and Twitter the mobile services company," Twitter's Kevin Weil, who's leading the Fabric effort, told Wired earlier today.
It's a lofty goal, but it may be a necessary one for the long-term survival of both aspects of Twitter. After all, building features onto an existing product is relatively easy compared to building a successful, viable platform. It seems like Twitter has found a new line of business that dovetails nicely with the core product that made it famous.
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