'I hope to see an innovative Twitter again'
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"I have so much of my career bet on it," writes Robert Scoble, who's been hearing Twitter employees, partners, investors complain about how badly-managed the company has been for months. Some of the gripes:
* There's very little curiosity inside the product team at Twitter.
* Twitter doesn't know what it wants to be and doesn't have a consistent story of how it wants to proceed with partnerships.
* Engineers have been held back from shipping new features.
* There have been bad hires in the move to rapidly expand.
Google+ is really showing how bad the product team at Twitter has been doing. Quick, name five new features you've seen on Twitter in the past year. I can't. Quick, name a meeting that Twitter's management has had with any of the users. I can't (Google is ALL OVER meeting with both big users and small here).