“Twitter has achieved in less than six years what Nike, Apple, and Target took decades to do: To be recognizable without a name, just an icon.”
— Armin, in Twitter Gives you the Bird
“Facebook is like shouting into a crowd. Twitter is like speaking into a room.”
— Teenager participating in a focus group at Microsoft Research, as quoted in Teens slowly migrating to Twitter.
“Facebook places more of an emphasis on who you are and who you know. Twitter restricts users to 140-character updates and is more about what you say than who you are.”
— Christian Jarrett in Facebook or Twitter: What does your choice of social networking site say about you?
“Your thoughts can reach millions in minutes, no other platform can enable that as seamlessly as Twitter does.”
— Shakthi Vadakeypat, in an answer to Is Twitter an effective communication tool? Why?