We Can Look at What We Are Incentivizing, Says Twitter CEO

“We can look at what we are incentivizing,” says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. “We can look at the very foundational nature of the service and making sure we are not incentivizing behaviors that would take away from health. Those are the questions that we are asking and it will lead to some fundamental shifts in how the service works and how people experience it.”

Twitter CEO Says Twitter Will Stay 140 Characters

Earlier this year, reports emerged that Twitter was readying the launch of longer tweets. They would eliminate the 140-character limit and expand it to possibly 10,000 characters, the rumors said. Shortly after this began making waves in the media (and…

Reported Twitter Feature That People Don’t Have To Use Freaks Said People Out

On Saturday, BuzzFeed reported that Twitter is planning to introduce a new algorithmic timeline, and that this could happen as soon as this week. According to that, the timeline would reorder tweets based on what Twitter’s algorithm thinks users want…

Here’s What Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Says About Longer Tweets

Reports emerged this week that Twitter is readying the launch of longer tweets. Word is that they will eliminate the 140-character limit and expand it to possibly 10,000 characters, which would parallel the recently increased limit on direct messages. CEO…

Square Ends Day 1 Up 45% From IPO Price

Square launched its initial public offering on Thursday. The company priced the offering of 27,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at $9.00 per share. This was significantly less than previously announced plans to price the IPO at $11…

Square IPO Priced at $9 Per Share, Well Below Previous Plans

The big day for Square’s IPO is here. The company priced the offering of 27,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $9.00 per share. This is significantly less than previously announced plans to…

If This Works For Twitter, Businesses Stand To Benefit

It looks like Twitter is betting big on its recently launched Moments feature to help it grow its user base, which continues to grow at the rate of a snail’s pace. Whether or not marketers are able to benefit directly…

Twitter’s User Growth Is Absolutely Anemic

Once again, Twitter’s earnings have beat expectations. And once again, Twitter is reporting absolutely anemic user growth. In July, Twitter’s then-temporary CEO Jack Dorsey reported 304 million monthly active users (excluding SMS Fast Followers). “We are not satisfied with our…

Jack Dorsey Is Giving a Third of His Stock Away … to Twitter Employees

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey isn’t wasting any time making friends among his company’s workforce. Dorsey has announced that he’s giving about one-third of his Twitter stock back to his employees. That’s about $200 million. Dorsey has around 22 million shares.…

Jack Dorsey Officially Twitter’s CEO

Last week, we learned that Twitter was about to name co-founder and interim CEO Jack Dorsey permanent CEO. On Monday, they made it official. Most would agree that Dorsey is probably the right man for the job given his past…