WINER: Why? Why? You're asking a leading question, why don't you just answer it?
ROSEN: (Laughs) Well, I wanna know what you think!
WINER: OK, so it's not a leading question. Well... why? Because it just does, Jay. That's just the way the world is right now. Twitter is the backbone. It's the messaging system. It's the... it's the ... the... It's the Internet. It is.
I mean, I was saying this in an interview I did earlier today on this podcast. It's that we've stuffed the entire Internet into 140 characters, and it does not fit, OK?
But we're making it fit, by hook or by crook.
ROSEN: Here's the way I would say it: We need everyone in the new system, and Twitter is the way we can get everyone into the new system.