Final words: a eulogy for “The Tweet Hereafter”

What I learned from one of my strangest digital experiments

Michael McWatters
The Startup
Published in
7 min readJun 24, 2019

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Birth

March 1, 2012

At 11:25 pm, Andrew Breitbart, founder of the arch-conservative Breitbart News, lobbed a somewhat nasty tweet at a perceived enemy. A short while later, he went for a walk in his Brentwood neighborhood, dog in…

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Michael McWatters
The Startup

VP, Product Design at Max | HBO Max. Formerly TED. Better after a nap.