It is funny how quickly things change in the world of tech. I mean look at Basecamp. Last week the company said that it will not be discussing politics at work. Few would have imagined the scale of the shit storm this would kick up. Since then, several of Basecamp’s top staffers have quit the company and many others are in the process of leaving. We wrote about this in the last issue saying that human beings aren’t sheep, and it would be unwise to treat them as such. Casey Newton at Platformer has an excellent story on how the issue blew up in a cacophony of white privilege and racial discrimation. But Basecamp isn’t the subject of today’s Things Change. It is another tech company that’s changing really fast. Twitter.
Late last year, most analysts interested in Twitter were speculating if the company was seriously looking at subscriptions.