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The New Reality of the Twitter Ecosystem

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In the last two months, a controversy has broken out between the startup of the moment, Twitter, and its ecosystem. Some of its actions — such as acquiring Tweetie (a mobile client that has since been rebranded as Twitter for the iPhone), coupled with its recent decision to impose limitations...
The New Reality of the Twitter Ecosystem

Twitter allows advertisers to target users directly in bid to increase profits

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Social media platform slashes the price of 'promoted tweets' and will sift through messages to discern users' specific interestsTwitter will begin allowing advertisers to directly target users based on the interests they reveal in their tweets, the social media company has announced.The move will see Twitter, which carries 400m messages...
Twitter allows advertisers to target users directly in bid to increase profits
With Simplified Profiles, Twitter Makes It Easier To Browser Celebrity Accounts

Dorsey on Reduced Role at Twitter: Move On, Nothing to See Here!

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Today on Tumblr, Twitter inventor Jack Dorsey clarified a story in the New York Times that seemed to imply that he had been sidelined from a more active recent role at the company. Among the issues raised by the piece, which was in a longer profile of CEO Dick...
Dorsey on Reduced Role at Twitter: Move On, Nothing to See Here!
Twitter loses 2 heavy hitters: Platform director Ryan Sarver & TweetDeck founder Iain Dodsworth

'Difficult To Work With,' Jack Dorsey's Role At Twitter Has Been 'Reduced'

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  Now we know how Jack Dorsey is handling two demanding jobs at two fast-growing companies. He's not, really. The Twitter cofounder made a triumphant return to the company in early 2011, after years away. Already chairman (after having originally been CEO), "executive" was appended to Dorsey's title to make it...
'Difficult To Work With,' Jack Dorsey's Role At Twitter Has Been 'Reduced'

Twitter and Its Silicon Valley Frenemies (Video)

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Twitter has to work with lots of different Silicon Valley companies. How well it works with those companies depends on how much overlap there is. CEO Dick Costolo explains at the D11 conference. [ See post to watch video ]...
Twitter and Its Silicon Valley Frenemies (Video)

Q&A: Twitter Execs Answer The Tough Questions At Chirp

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To close out Chirp today, five key Twitter employee/execs have taken the stage to answer audience questions. This will likely be one of the most interesting portions of the entire event, as many developers have been feeling angst over Twitter’s recent moves with Official BlackBerry/iPhone applications. And there are also...
Q&A: Twitter Execs Answer The Tough Questions At Chirp

What To Read As Nemo Comes To Town

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We recommend breaking out some hot chocolate and curling up on the couch tonight with these longreads... Worried about the incoming blizzard hitting the Northeast (dear weather forecasters, is it going to be 8 inches or two feet in New York? Have you decided?) Here are some longreads to...
What To Read As Nemo Comes To Town

Yahoo and Twitter Get New Communications Heads From PayPal and Google

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Big moves in the Internet PR biz, as Yahoo grabs Amanda Pires from eBay’s PayPal unit and Twitter snatches Google communications exec Gabriel Stricker. Pires, who is currently senior director of communications and brand at PayPal, worked with new Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson for many years when he ran the...
Yahoo and Twitter Get New Communications Heads From PayPal and Google

Oprah Is Begging People On Twitter To Watch Her TV Network

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Last night, Oprah Winfrey took to Twitter to basically beg people, especially those who would affect Nielsen ratings, to put on her network. At the time, a show called "Oprah's Next Chapter" was on, according to TV Guide. Description: "America's Hidden Culture: Oprah explores the lives and practices of...
Oprah Is Begging People On Twitter To Watch Her TV Network

When Asked About Twitter's Relationship With Google, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Said This Exact Quote Twice (GOOG)

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Twitter and Google have had a combative relationship for almost a year now, ever since Tweets stopped showing up in search results. Will they ever get along again? Will we see tweets in search results? An audience member asked Twitter CEO Dick Costolo those questions at the Wired Business Conference...
When Asked About Twitter's Relationship With Google, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Said This Exact Quote Twice (GOOG)

Tweet archiving may be available by year's end

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Twitter lovers who want to smoothly save their words of wisdom for posterity may soon be able to do so. That's what the CEO of the microblogging company predicted at the Online News Association conference in San Francisco last week. Personal archiving will be available "before the end of...
Tweet archiving may be available by year's end
Go, Costolo, Go! Cashing Out Options Should Be a Privilege, Not a Right

Jack Dorsey Still Has Pull at Twitter. Just Ask the Vine Guys.

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Asa Mathat | AllThingsD.com Earlier this month Twitter bought Vine, a three-man video-sharing startup that has yet to launch. Twitter may build its own video hosting system, so it’s possible Vine may play a role in that effort one day. But the main reason Twitter bought Vine is more concrete:...
Jack Dorsey Still Has Pull at Twitter. Just Ask the Vine Guys.

Twitter employees frustrated by golden handcuffs, can’t sell more than 20% of their shares

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It must be frustrating to be an early Twitter employee. All around Silicon Valley companies in the social networking space are going public, minting hordes of new millionaires and billionaires. But with little revenue of its own, Twitter is hoping to stay private. So the company is restricting the amount...
Twitter employees frustrated by golden handcuffs, can’t sell more than 20% of their shares
Last Night's Girls Who Code Gala Proves Beyonce's Thesis: Who Runs the World? Girls!

Twitter updates search function in line with in-app expansion

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Twitter is enhancing the service’s search function to allow for greater discovery of new content and information on the part of users, it announced in a blog post Friday. The idea is to provide them with auto-suggestions in the search bar that correlate with who users follow when they search...
Twitter updates search function in line with in-app expansion

Costolo Defends Tweet Censoring Policy, Apple Appoints New VP Of Retail, German Court Really Bans Galaxy 10.1

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day.Starbucks Stores In India By August. Starbucks will open coffee shops in India by August, serving locally sourced coffee through a partnership with Tata Coffee. Tata Group and Starbucks are entering a joint venture and aim to open up...
Costolo Defends Tweet Censoring Policy, Apple Appoints New VP Of Retail, German Court Really Bans Galaxy 10.1

No Surprise: Twitter Ads Will Be Going Global

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Twitter is planning to expand its advertising products to as many as 50 countries by the end of this year. The news comes from an article in The Guardian about Jack Dorsey’s and Dick Costolo’s comments today at a news conference in Cannes, France. Twitter itself hasn’t announced... Please visit...
No Surprise: Twitter Ads Will Be Going Global

Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene

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Mayor Bloomberg and Mr. Dorsey. (Photo: nycgov.tumblr.com) Earlier today, Betabeat ventured downtown for a tech-world double whammy: Not just Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but also Google chairman Eric Schmidt were scheduled to speak. The pair were stopping by the joint headquarters of Boxee and Sidetour for a quick check-up on the state...
Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene
The good, bad, and ugly of Twitter's web and mobile makeover
Twitter Launches Twitter Amplify For Real-Time Videos In Stream, Partnering With BBC, Fox, Fuse And Weather Channel

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 Poised to Name Media Mogul Peter Chernin to Board of Directors

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Twitter is poised to announce the appointment of Hollywood media exec Peter Chernin to the company’s board of directors, according to sources familiar with the situation. As AllThingsD has previously reported, the microblogging service has been interviewing a series of media executives, including Chernin, for a possible board position with...
Twitter Poised to Name Media Mogul Peter Chernin to Board of Directors

Twitter's Michael Sippey Explains the Prescient Vine Acquisition (Full Dive Video)

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At its heart, Twitter is the simplest of products, but these days, the company’s product head Michael Sippey oversees all sorts of things: search and relevance, discovery, and new forays into short-form video and music. Speaking at our D:Dive Into Mobile conference in April, Sippey noted that his world is...
Twitter's Michael Sippey Explains the Prescient Vine Acquisition (Full Dive Video)

Jack Dorsey Was 'Heartbroken' When Instagram Sold To Facebook

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It's been a little over one year since Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. For one of Instagram's early investors, Jack Dorsey, the acquisition is still a painful memory. AllThingsD's Kara Swisher has written an in-depth article about the tug-of-war between Facebook and Twitter for Instagram...
Jack Dorsey Was 'Heartbroken' When Instagram Sold To Facebook

Twitter CEO on censorship: We have no choice but to follow laws

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has spoken out to clarify details around the company’s new censorship policy, claiming that the microblogging service has no choice but to introduce the measures if it is to operate in certain countries. The move, which has already been welcomed by the government of Thailand and...
Twitter CEO on censorship: We have no choice but to follow laws

These Are The Top 20 Tech Investors You Should Follow On Twitter

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If you follow the right investors on Twitter, you can gain a lot of insight into how they think, the types of startups they find most interesting, and markets that are ripe for disruption.  PeekAnalytics, a social media analytics company, ranked the top tech investors on Twitter based on influence. ...
These Are The Top 20 Tech Investors You Should Follow On Twitter
How To Make A Splash In A Sea Of Startups: Tips From Chicago's Top Accelerator and VC
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