OneZero
Published in

OneZero

Who Really Writes Twitter’s ‘Trending’ Summaries

‘Twitter description guy’ isn’t a guy. It’s Twitter’s curation team, and I talked to the woman who runs it.

Twitter’s director of curation, Joanna Geary. Photo courtesy of Joanna Geary

“Twitter description guy,” in users’ collective imagination, is a beleaguered soul, constantly scrambling to comprehend the bizarre subcultural memes that go viral on the site so that he can write…

--

--

--

The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium

Terms and Conditions

Hey Medium, I Miss Being Able to Post From Mobile.

Listening is a virtue

5 simple tips to avoid Facebook Ad restrictions

Influence Is The New Authority Be Careful…Or Not.

The Untold Truth of Instagram

The Untold Truth of Instagram

Our Journey to Get All 366 Webbeve Family Members on Twitter

Maybe Twitter *Is* Real Life

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Will Oremus

Will Oremus

Senior Writer, OneZero, at Medium

More from Medium

Japan: Replacing Humans

Favorite culture things of 2021

What sad truth did Varda’s “Le Bonheur” teach us?

Interview With Director Tyler Rubenfeld (2)