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Top tweets recently on startups, tech, and more

I recently dug through Favstar.fm and found a bunch of the tweets over the last few months that were saved/retweeted the most. Wanted to save them here for posterity:


  • Facebook, Google, Twitter, eBay, YouTube, Wikipedia, Amazon, Hotmail, Blogger, Apple: How they used to look http://t.co/fL2zDHu0
  • The Secret To Pinterest’s Astounding Success: A Brilliant Sign-Up Process You Should Copy http://t.co/AsGi9pBx
  • Airbnb’s first pitch deck http://t.co/3BTSY6dO
  • Android Gripes, Why do apps from the same company look worse on Android than on iPhone? http://bit.ly/h19EKL
  • Why Angry Birds is so successful and popular: a cognitive teardown of the user experience http://bit.ly/dN3W3d



  • “Success is like being pregnant: everybody congratulates you but nobody knows how many times you were fucked…” via @NatalieSEO
  • “No matter how beautiful, no matter how cool your interface, it would be better if there were less of it.” –Alan Cooper (via @destraynor)
  • Very appropriate for entrepreneurs: “A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.” -Nietzsche
  • grid is the new feed, custom cover is the new custom background, real name is the new username, and repin/reblog is the new embed code.
  • “The easiest way to get 1 million people paying is to get 1 billion people using” -Phil Libin, CEO Evernote http://bit.ly/f1SY7U





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