In this 2013 CNBC video, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey calls the 2009 US Airways Flight 1549 water landing in the Hudson River a moment that “changed everything.”
Suddenly the world turned its attention, because we were the source of news. And, it wasn’t us; it was this person in the boat using the service, which was even more amazing.
On Wednesday, the pilot of that plane, Capt. Sully Sullenberger announced, “To my friends on Twitter, I will be taking a step back from the platform for now.” He invited fans to follow him on Instagram, LinkedIn, or Facebook instead.