The phone for creating and consuming real-time information

This article outlines how the phone is used for both, for practical reasons, with focus on Twitter.

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Twitter is not the only enabler for this. Sending photos and videos, possibly with their location, directly from the phone is another area where the phone shines. On the consumption side, smartphones have large enough displays to make viewing of such photos and videos doable.