"It's definitely rough as the sands shift beneath your feet, but that really gets back to my primary lesson: Being a share-cropper (building something on someone else's platform) is a fool's paradise. Fun while it lasts, but ultimately doomed."
Somewhat surprisingly, Dawson hasn't lost his sense of humor, as evidenced by this tweet he sent days after his announcement: "Just realized that I'm going to have to clean my Twitter account manually from now on. Wow, that's gonna suck."
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