Twitter vs. Yammer: Should web apps go for popularity or income?

The economic crisis might leave growth-oriented companies like Twitter with little choice but to start focusing on the bottom line. “Now it doesn’t matter if you want to scale first because you just can’t have it,” said Paul Kedrosky, a senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation. “You have the luxury of being able to decide between small and focused on revenues or large when you have capital. When there isn’t money, there’s no choice.”