Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone: Platform Has ‘Scary Amount of Power’

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is the latest to weigh in on the increasing power of social media, labeling it “scary.”

Biz Stone’s Return to Twitter Boosts Stock

Twitter’s prodigal son has returned after six years, and shareholders are sitting up and taking notice. According to multiple reports, shares of the social media company were boosted by the return of co-founder Biz Stone. Following the announcement, midday trading…

Twitter Co-Founder Tries Jelly Again As ‘New Search Engine’

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone first launched Jelly a couple years ago. It was something of a Q&A service billed as a “new way to search.” It didn’t really catch on, and work halted. Then, seemingly out of the blue, early…

Biz Stone’s Jelly Is Back With ‘Entirely New’ Approach

Two years ago, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone launched Jelly, a new Q&A service serving as “a new way to search.” It got a lot of attention for a little while there…until it didn’t. The world largely forgot about its existence,…

Google Ventures Posts Interview With Biz Stone

Google Ventures has released a new video interview with Christopher Stone (conducted by partner, Digg founder, and noted raccoon thrower Kevin Rose). Stone, better known by his nickname Biz, is the co-founder of Twitter, as well as the CEO and…

Biz Stone’s Jelly Gets An Update

It’s been about two months since we last reported on any significant updates to Biz Stone’s Jelly app (other than the the company finally getting the @Jelly Twitter handle). Stone had promised that a bunch more features were on the…

Jelly Has The @Jelly Twitter Handle Now

Remember when Biz Stone launched Jelly, but couldn’t get the @Jelly Twitter account? The company has it now: Jelly had initially made the guy who had the account an offer, but he declined. All the while, he continued to have…

Jelly Gets Android, iOS App Updates

Jelly, the new Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, announced today that it has launched updates for its Android and iOS apps. The Android version adds support for more cameras and camera resolutions and support for more devices that…

Jelly Raises New Funding From Greylock

Jelly announced that it has secured a new Series B round of funding with Greylock Partners, and that partner Josh Elman, who worked as a product lead at Twitter, has joined Jelly’s board. This follows Series A funding last year…

Biz Stone Looks To Lead Jelly As A Cross Between Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey and Dick Costolo

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone appeared on Bloomberg Television today to talk about his new app Jelly, but ended up talking a bit about Twitter as well. His time at Twitter and the people he worked with there are apparently having…

Biz Stone Thinks Story In ‘Hatching Twitter’ Is Fair, Admits He Didn’t Read The Whole Thing

Twitter and Jelly co-founder Biz Stone appeared on Bloomberg Television today to mostly talk about Jelly, but he also talked a bit about Twitter. As you may know, Nick Bilton recently wrote a book called Hatching Twitter about the founding…

Jelly Had Twice As Many Accounts In Three Days As Twitter Had In A Year

Biz stone did an interview with Bloomberg TV today. Among other things, he revealed that Jelly may get a search feature in the future, and search might be how it ultimately monetizes the app. Stone also revealed that Jelly had…

Stone: Jelly Will Probably Get A Search Feature, And Search Is Probably How It Will Monetize

Biz Stone appeared on Bloomberg Television today to talk about Jelly. Bloomberg is sharing the interview, which gives us some insight into some possible directions Stone and his team may take the app in. Users have been wondering who all…

Now That’s How A Brand Should Use Jelly

Brands are already (unsurprisingly) looking for ways to take advantage of Jelly, the new mobile Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. Last week, after the app’s launch, we discussed how it might be useful for businesses out of pure…

Jelly Reflects On Its First Week, Says A Bunch Of New Features Coming Soon

Jelly, the new mobile Q&A service from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for a week now, and the company has put out a new blog post reflecting on how its been received, and how people have been using…

Report: About 1/4 Of Questions On Jelly Are Being Answered

Jelly, the new visual Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for a week now, and some early third-party data regarding the app’s usage has surfaced. RJMetrics’ Robert Moore says he’s been collecting data on all the…

Mark Zuckerberg Uses Jelly To Ask About A Spider In His Shower

Apparently Mark Zuckerberg is using Jelly, the new social Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. He used it over the weekend to take a picture of a spider in his bathroom, and ask: “What kind of spider is this,…

@Jelly Guy: Jelly Did Offer To Buy Twitter Handle, But Not Enough

As reported last week, Jelly tried to get the @Jelly Twitter handle from a guy from Long Island, who has had control over it since 2008. The new app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone just launched, and it makes sense…

@Jelly Guy Decides To Keep Twitter Handle, Promote His Band ‘The Rats Asses’

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s new app Jelly has a lot of people talking, and has been named as one of the best new apps in Apple’s App Store (it’s also available for Android). The company is not having a lot…

@Jelly Guy Says No Offer Has Been Made For Twitter Handle

Update: Here’s the must-read latest on this saga. As previously reported, Jelly is trying to get the @Jelly Twitter handle, which currently belongs to a Marine who has had it since 2008. Here’s his first tweet: Working my ass off…