Too Long; Didn't Read
A bluecheckmark-less @Naval has since been deleted from Twitter. The company's official position is that it is not adding any more blue checkmarks, but in the meantime the tweet's been deleted. A decentralized publishing API may be a good place to start, so that users (aka publishers) can publish their thoughts (aka tweets) on many sites, apps, and whatever people read on next. Twitter can grow by marketing manufactured exclusivity, especially young social networks can market the ability to reach anyone in the world.