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Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Quoted: Albert Brooks on the Twitter problem

(Michael Williamson/The Washington Post)

“It’s a horrible waste of time for the writer of it, the reader of it. We will lose the war to China because of Twitter.”

Albert Brooks fretting over his social-media addiction — but doing so, quite brilliantly, in less than 140 characters — in an interview for the January Vanity Fair. “Twitter,” says the comedian and filmmaker, who has more than 386K followers, “is the Devil’s playground.”

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