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Churchill Club podcast: Around the world in 140 characters: Twitter, the Web, and survival

Twitter was supposedly a toy and a fad – until it influenced a presidential election. Now everyone is wondering what it’s going to do to everything from personal communication to marketing, politics, and the Web as a whole.

Twitter was supposedly a toy and a fad – until it influenced a presidential election. Now everyone is wondering what it’s going to do to everything from personal communication to marketing, politics, and the Web as a whole. Conde Nast Portfolio Contributing Editor Kevin Maney interviews Twitter CEO Evan Williams at the Churchill Club about the company’s impact, where it’s heading, and the broader picture in technology during a dark economic time.