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For social sharing, Apple turns to Twitter again

A Super Social Bowl

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You could have watched the Super Bowl without checking Twitter or Facebook, but you probably snuck at least a few peeks in throughout the game. And a lot of you ended up typing something, too. Bluefin Labs, a “social TV” startup that analyzes commentary during TV broadcasts, says it saw...
A Super Social Bowl

Most viewed US television program ever, Super Bowl 46, saw 13.7M related tweets

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Not only was Sunday’s Super Bowl the most viewed sporting event ever on television, it was the most viewed television program ever with a whopping 111.3M viewers. That’s pretty impressive alone, and the game has the tweets to go along with it. Today Twitter gave us some more stats to...
Most viewed US television program ever, Super Bowl 46, saw 13.7M related tweets

Twitter CEO rules out buying an Instagram-rival: We have our own strategy

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has insisted that Facebook’s $1 billion purchase of Instagram will not sway the microblogging service into buying a similar photo-sharing service, the Wall Street Journal reports. Comments from Costolo, who was speaking in Japan where Twitter is “aggressively” hire for its advertising business, appear to go...
Twitter CEO rules out buying an Instagram-rival: We have our own strategy

Flipboard CEO Mike McCue expresses concern over Twitter's myopia, shortly after quitting its board

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Serial entrepreneur and ‘social magazine’ startup Flipboard founder and CEO Mike McCue recently stepped down from Twitter’s board. He quit at a time the social networking company is irking a large part of the oh-so-crucial third-party developer community in a bid to gain more control over the overall user experience....
Flipboard CEO Mike McCue expresses concern over Twitter's myopia, shortly after quitting its board
Twitter Announces New Design With Focus On Profile Pages, iPad Update On The TODAY Show

Twitter to tackle abuse on site

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Social networking site Twitter is looking to introduce measures to prevent "hate speech" and abuse, chief executive Dick Costolo says....
Twitter to tackle abuse on site

Twitter Is In Trouble In Brazil Because Drivers Are Tweeting To Avoid The Cops

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Twitter has a problem in Brazil — the government is suing the company for nearly $300,000 because citizens have been using it to avoid traffic controls, The Next Web reports. This also means that, yes, Brazilians have successfully been using Twitter to get around police presence on roads, like...
Twitter Is In Trouble In Brazil Because Drivers Are Tweeting To Avoid The Cops

Twitter to roll out ad products to 50 more countries

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Latin America and western Europe to be the first to get promoted tweets as network ramps up efforts to generate revenueTwitter has unveiled an aggressive expansion of its advertising products, with a rollout planned to 50 countries by the end of the year.The expansion marks the next stage for the...
Twitter to roll out ad products to 50 more countries

FACEBOOK FALLOUT: Suddenly It Feels Like Google Is Actually Going To Buy Twitter (GOOG)

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Thanks to the fallout from the Facebook IPO, it's starting to feel like Google is going to finally acquire Twitter in the next many months. First there was our report from last week how Google's M&A team seriously regrets not buying Twitter "when it could."  For the same report, a source close to...
FACEBOOK FALLOUT: Suddenly It Feels Like Google Is Actually Going To Buy Twitter (GOOG)

Twitter Product VP Satya Patel Steps Down As Its Products and Ad Business Grow

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Satya Patel joined Twitter in March of 2011, after a four-year stint as an investor with Battery Ventures. He took on the big job of managing the company’s core product as well as its growing advertising business. But now, as its ads business is starting to take off, he’s leaving...
Twitter Product VP Satya Patel Steps Down As Its Products and Ad Business Grow

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo wants to be bigger in Japan, “aggressively” beef up sales staff

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Twitter is aiming to increase its sales operations in Japan as it focuses on developing its business Japan, as part of its efforts to grow revenue from overseas, Bloomberg reports. Speaking during a visit to Japan, CEO Dick Costolo revealed that the company will “aggressively” hire more sales staff in the...
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo wants to be bigger in Japan, “aggressively” beef up sales staff

ON THE HOT SEAT: 10 Tech CEOs Who Could Be Fired Tomorrow (YHOO, AOL)

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Millions of people use your product, but none of them pay. The SEC is investigating.  You don't  own the rights to the content. Your stuck at number two. A 5% stakeholder just started a proxy war. Life as a startup CEO isn't easy.Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter, has got...
ON THE HOT SEAT: 10 Tech CEOs Who Could Be Fired Tomorrow (YHOO, AOL)

Twitter is finding success with monetizing mobile and Facebook should be taking notes

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Much of the trepidation heading into, and of course immediately after, Facebook’s IPO, the big question was how the company was going to monetize its growing number of mobile users. According to Reuters, Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo says that his company has no such problem. Costolo spoke at a conference...
Twitter is finding success with monetizing mobile and Facebook should be taking notes

Twitter Posts A Profit In The U.K.

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Twitter, which is inching towards an $11bn (£6.8bn) US stock market flotation, posted profits of just £16,500 in the much-delayed maiden accounts for its UK subsidiary. It is too early to tell, however, whether the microblogging website will adopt the kind of financial structures favoured by other internet firms such...
Twitter Posts A Profit In The U.K.
Twitter breaks 400 million tweet-per-day barrier, sees increasing mobile revenue

Twitter Is Working On A Tool To Let You Download All Of Your Old Tweets

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Twitter is finally working on a solution to one of the most obvious things missing from the social network right now: the inability for users to find their tweets that are more than a few weeks or months old. Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo told The New York Times that the...
Twitter Is Working On A Tool To Let You Download All Of Your Old Tweets
Newfangled Aggregator Trapit Hires an Old-Timer: Yahoo Editor Liz Lufkin

Twitter hits 400 million tweets per day, mostly mobile

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said that mobile usage and revenue are outpacing the desktop web version, and that he doesn't concern himself about an IPO. [Read more]...
Twitter hits 400 million tweets per day, mostly mobile

Flingo Gets $7 Million for a Second-Screen Bet

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More money pouring into the “second screen.” This time it’s $7 million for Flingo, via August Capital. Flingo is best known as “the video start-up run by the guy who used to run BitTorrent.” And so far, CEO Ashwin Navin has been concentrating on building “smart TV” apps that you’ll...
Flingo Gets $7 Million for a Second-Screen Bet

Twitter’s big problem: It still needs better filters

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Things couldn’t be better at Twitter, CEO Dick Costolo told attendees at a conference on Tuesday, saying the business is going “phenomenally well,” and the company is “confident we have a hit on our hands” with its Promoted Tweets feature for advertisers. So why launch yet another new version...
Twitter’s big problem: It still needs better filters

Twitter Brings You Closer

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For anyone who is interested in Twitter, what is going on right now in the company, where they are headed, and why, this 30min interview with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is worth watching. I particularly like the last minute of the Q&A session at the very end. So if you...
Twitter Brings You Closer

Twitter opens office in Korea, puts focus on localised features and partnerships

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Twitter is intent on expanding its profile in Korea, focusing on launching localised features and building partnerships with brands and celebrities in the country, the company announced in a press conference today. According to Yonhap News, Twitter has earmarked Korea as one of its most important markets, thanks to its...
Twitter opens office in Korea, puts focus on localised features and partnerships

Finally, You Can Download All Of Your Entire Twitter Archive (Here's How)

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Twitter has begun allowing members to download an archive of all their tweets, so they can look back on their entire history on the microblogging network for the first time. The firm revealed it was working on the new feature in July, but only began making it available to members...
Finally, You Can Download All Of Your Entire Twitter Archive (Here's How)
Twitter gets splashy new look, iPad design
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo wants 'a world where people build into Twitter,' not off of it
Partnering With Twitter To Tell A Bigger Story: Q&A With Vizify's CEO

Twitter Pushes to Boost Site's Utility

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In an interview Monday with WSJ, Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo outlined priorities for making the short-messaging service more useful--efforts that could also put the company into increasing conflict with its allies....
Twitter Pushes to Boost Site's Utility

Twitter UK posts profits of just £16,500

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Microblogging website, which is expected to float for $11bn, records meagre profits in British subsidiary's first accountsTwitter, which is inching towards an $11bn (£6.8bn) US stock market flotation, posted profits of just £16,500 in the much-delayed maiden accounts for its UK subsidiary.It is too early to tell, however, whether the...
Twitter UK posts profits of just £16,500

Twitter's Pitch Deck for Big Advertisers (Slides)

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Twitter’s ad business is looking less like an experiment and more like a real business, one that could generate $1 billion a year in the not-too-distant future. If Twitter ads really take off, it will be because CEO Dick Costolo will have figured out how to sell lots of little...
Twitter's Pitch Deck for Big Advertisers (Slides)
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