Twitter is obsessed with the celebrities that use its platform, and this is hardly the first time that Twitter takes their content and shoves it down your throat. Twitter’s new user sign up flow is a digital red carpet where only the most famous A-listers are welcome. If you’ve ever made a new Twitter account and left email notifications on by accident, you’ve seen the results.
Twitter’s obsession with celebrity has long felt to me like the same celebrity worship of the Old Media it was meant to subvert. I haven’t spent a lot of time with Moments yet, but if this really a primary focus, it’s disappointing.