Speculation about which company Twitter is planning to acquire abounds, but spokesperson Jim Prosser confirmed only that Noto intended to send the message privately. As a Twitter executive since only July, maybe Noto is still learning the system. He deleted the tweet.
- Explain to a novice the difference between a tweet and a DM.
- What else, if anything, should Twitter say about the situation? In addition to deleting the errant tweet, should Noto comment on the mistake?