Is Dorsey’s Role As Twitter CEO Really Just Interim?

On Thursday, Twitter announced that CEO Disk Costolo is stepping down on July 1, and that co-founder Jack Dorsey will step in as interim CEO as the board of directors conducts a search for a permanent replacement. The way in…

Dick Costolo Is Stepping Down As Twitter CEO

Well, I suppose it was only a matter of time. People have been calling for his ouster for quite a while, but the other top brass at Twitter has always had his back. Either way, Twitter just announced that Dick…

Google’s Twitter Update Is About To Hit

Long story short, what you say and what others say about you on Twitter may start mattering a lot more. Do you expect to benefit from Google’s coming Twitter integration? Let us know in the comments. We learned in February…

Twitter Says It’s Tripled the Team Handling Abuse Reports

Twitter has a big problem with abuse. Everyone knows this. The company’s CEO knows this. The management team at Twitter knows something has to be done about it. But what is Twitter going to do about all the abuse and…

Twitter Must Make It Harder to Be an Abuser, Says CEO

Twitter is aware that it has a problem with trolls and abusive content on the site. Twitter has taken and is currently taken steps to combat the seemingly endless amounts of abuse that some suffer on the network – but…

Twitter Talks Google Deal, Says User Growth Trend Already Turned Around This Year

Twitter reported its Q4 and fiscal year 2014 financial results on Thursday, with 97% year-over-year revenue growth for the quarter at $479 million. Ad revenue per thousand timeline views reached $2.37 in the quarter, which was up 60% year-over-year. The…

Twitter to Kick Trolls Off ‘Right and Left’, Says CEO

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has admitted something we’re all well aware of: Twitter is pretty bad at handling instances of abuse on its platform. “We suck at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform and we’ve sucked at it…

Jack Dorsey Tweets Praise For Twitter CEO

On Thursday, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey unleashed a series of tweets about Twitter’s place in the world, and showed support for CEO Dick Costolo, who has been under fire from some investors and analysts of late. Some are calling for…

Bad News For Those Looking For More Twitter Traffic

Twitter seems to have a real user growth problem, and it’s scaring away investors. Meanwhile, it’s making changes that a lot of its loyal users don’t really like, and it’s sending less traffic to websites. Simply put, there’s not a…

Twitter Earnings Released, Revenue Up 114%

Twitter just released its earnings report for the third quarter with revenue of $361 million, up 114% year-over-year. The company posted a net loss of $175 million and non-GAAP net income of $7 million, with GAAP EPS of ($0.29) and…

Twitter Shows Favorites In Timeline When It Has Nothing Else To Show

Last month, news came out that Twitter would start showing favorites and other activity in users’ timelines. The concept didn’t sit too well with some users. Twitter updated its help documentation to say: Additionally, when we identify a Tweet, an…

Snapchat’s $10 Billion Valuation ‘Not Absurd’ Says Twitter CEO

Reacting to the news that ephemeral messaging app Snapchat was moving fast toward a $20 million investment from Kleiner Perkins at a $10 billion valuation, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is defending it – calling it “not absurd.” “Crazy growth, clear…

Twitter Revenue Up 124%, Monthly Active Users Up 24%

Twitter just released its earnings report for the second quarter. This is the company’s third such report since going public last year. The company beat analysts’ estimates, and stock is quickly taking off. Revenue was was $312 million, up 124%…

Twitter Revenue Up 119%, Monthly Active Users Up 25%

Twitter just released its earnings report for the first quarter. This is its second earnings report as a public company. Revenue was $250 million, up 119% year-over-year, and up from $243 million the previous quarter. Net loss for the quarter…

Twitter Earnings Released, Revenue Up 116%

Twitter just released its earnings report for Q4 and fiscal year 2013, its first such report as a public company. Revenue for the quarter was up 116% year-over-year at $243 million. For the year it was up 110% at $665…

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…

You May Soon Be Able To Buy And Sell Products Directly On Twitter

Soon, businesses may be able to sell products directly on Twitter as the company is reportedly in the final stages of making a deal with payments startup Stripe. This according to Re/Code, citing people familiar with the deal, which is…

Buxom Beer Wench Graces Ladies’ Room at Twitter HQ

When your company is under fire for its lack of women in leadership roles, and your CEO makes a pretty ill-advised response to said criticism, the last thing you want to be doing is promoting anything – anything that could…

With Twitter IPO Pending, User Growth Comes Into Question

Now that Twitter has announced its filing for a planned IPO, we can all expect the scrutiny knob to be cranked up to the max. This is no doubt why Twitter has gone the confidential route, but that doesn’t mean…

Twitter CEO Commits Minor NCAA Recruiting Violation on His Own Service

When the top wide receiver prospect in the country decided to commit to the University of Michigan on Saturday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo was excited. He was excited because he’s a University of Michigan man through and through. Not only…