Here's a frequent user experience of mine with Twitter:
I'm not alone with this experience or, curiously, with feeling irked by it. I'm not sure why I like Twitter so much. That in itself is of interest.
Today Tim Bray suggested "Twitterbucks", a subscription business model for Twitter. I found that I would pay a subscription fee to use Twitter. I didn't even hesitate. So I do think it's valuable.
Do you? Would you pay? Take Tim's simple survey.