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Twitter co-founders create online publishing site

Published on Aug 16, 2012 6:01 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - A website launched by Twitter co-founders as a publishing platform for stories, memories and news was open on Wednesday to members of the hit one-to-many text messaging service.

A preview version of, launched by Mr Biz Stone and Mr Evan Williams, was live with collections such as This Happened To Me stories and When I Was a Kid pictures.

"We're rethinking publishing and building a new platform from scratch," Mr Williams said in a message on the site.

"Lots of services have successfully lowered the bar for sharing information, but there's been less progress toward raising the quality of what's produced."

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