"Every program attempts to expand until it becomes Twitter."
One of the recent new versions of Confluence incorporate status updates, and "following". It's based on:
Zawinski's Law of Software Envelopment (also known as Zawinski's Law) relates the pressure of popularity to the phenomenon of software bloat:
Every program attempts to expand until it can read mail. Those programs which cannot so expand are replaced by ones which can.—Jamie Zawinski,