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Twitter Redesigned Itself to Make the Tweet Supreme Again

When you work at Twitter, you get near-daily updates to the app to test. These beta versions often provide a glimpse of new features, and most of …

Jack Dorsey

Viewers Can Get Their Claws in the Premiere of TNT’s Drama Series via Twitter

The premiere episode of TNT drama series Claws will air Sunday, June 11, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), and the cable network announced that the episode will …

Anthony Noto

Twitter tries to carve new niche with live video strategy

SAN FRANCISCO — Live events from sports games to award shows get people talking on Twitter.<p>So when Twitter’s executives formed a team to focus on the …

Anthony Noto

Twitter’s COO explains why charging all users doesn’t make sense

Twitter might consider adding premium subscription features to TweetDeck, but likely won’t charge all users because the reduced access wouldn’t jibe with what Twitter wants to be, according to COO Anthony Noto. Today at Code Conference, Noto explained the four characteristics that make Twitter …

Anthony Noto

Jack Dorsey Shed Some Light on How Twitter Uses Machine Learning, Deep Learning on Its Timeline

Twitter CEO <b>Jack Dorsey</b> discussed how the social network is using machine learning and deep learning to populate its timeline during the company’s …

Jack Dorsey

Twitter COO Anthony Noto Discusses Live Video Tab, Global Livestreaming

Twitter livestreamed more than 800 hours of “premium” content during the first quarter of 2017, covering more than 450 events and reaching 45 million …

Anthony Noto

Twitter has ‘kicked around’ the idea of offering a premium subscription service

But CEO Jack Dorsey says it’s not something the company is ready to roll out.<p>Twitter has “kicked around” the idea of creating a special premium or subscription membership service, and isn’t taking that business model off the table.<p>That’s according to CEO Jack Dorsey, who spoke to Twitter investors …

Jack Dorsey

Ev Williams says Twitter’s role in Trump’s rise is ‘a very bad thing’

“I think the internet is broken,” he tells the New York Times.<p>“If it’s true that he wouldn’t be president if it weren’t for Twitter, then yeah, I’m sorry,” Twitter co-founder Ev Williams tells the New York Times in a profile today.<p>The <i>he</i>, of course, being Donald Trump, who used Twitter flamboyantly …

Evan Williams

‘The Internet Is Broken’: @ev Is Trying to Salvage It

SAN FRANCISCO — Evan Williams is the guy who opened up Pandora’s box. Until he came along, people had few places to go with their overflowing emotions and wild opinions, other than writing a letter to the newspaper or haranguing the neighbors.<p>Mr. Williams — a Twitter founder, a co-creator of …

Evan Williams

Full transcript: Journalist and author Nick Bilton on Recode Media

His latest book covers the founder of the Silk Road: The “Dread Pirate Roberts,” a.k.a. convicted felon Ross Ulbricht.<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Media with Peter Kafka</b>, <b>Recode</b> Commerce Senior Editor Jason Del Rey sits down with Nick Bilton to talk about the process behind his new book, “American …

Jack Dorsey

What’s Happening with Me

I worked at Twitter for about six years. In that time, the service grew from zero people to hundreds of millions of people. Jack was the original CEO …

Biz Stone

Twitter founder Biz Stone back at Twitter to help Jack Dorsey with culture

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is getting back one of its true characters.<p>Biz Stone, Twitter's evangelist-in-chief who left the company in 2011, is returning to the flock.<p>Stone, a Twitter co-founder who was largely responsible for tending Twitter's culture, says he will now revive that role at a …

Biz Stone

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is returning to the company

Biz Stone, one of the co-founders of Twitter, just announced that he’s returning to the company he helped start. Stone left Twitter in 2011 to pursue new projects with Obvious Corporation, a venture that also included fellow Twitter co-founder Ev Williams.<p>While he was somewhat vague about what …

Biz Stone

Everyone is pretty grossed out by a Twitter executive desperately wooing Trump

President Donald Trump loves Twitter. But does Twitter, the company, love Trump?<p>Apparently so.<p>Twitter Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto tweeted a suggestion to Trump Friday morning that led to scrutiny from the Twitter-verse. Trump threatened (on Twitter, of course) …

Anthony Noto

Twitter executives think Donald Trump’s tweets keep him accountable

In the past week, both Twitter’s CEO and COO have voiced their support for President Donald Trump’s tweeting habits. Um, sure. CEO Jack Dorsey says in an interview that’ll air on <i>Sunday TODAY</i> that he believes Trump’s tweets keep him accountable.<p>“I believe it's really important to have these …

Anthony Noto

Donald Trump proves it: Twitter isn’t trying to stop its troll problem — it’s trying to profit off it

An interview with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey exposes the double-standard in the site's promise to moderate abuse<p>Even before he was president, Donald Trump’s tweets often raised eyebrows for their content, veracity, and tendency to whip up hate and anger against his perceived enemies. In 2015, Trump …

Jack Dorsey

Twitter thinks Trump should hold Q&As on, shockingly, Twitter

After President Donald Trump tweets the idea of canceling "future press briefings," the chief operating officer of Twitter has a suggestion.<p>Will President Donald Trump hold all of his future briefings via Twitter?<p>Twitter Chief Operating and Financial Officer Anthony Noto doesn't think that's such a …

Anthony Noto

Twitter's NFL Deal: Won't Stream Full Games, WILL Air 'Official' Content

Last month, after Amazon outbid Twitter for streaming rights to some NFL games, we thought the social network’s season was toast.<p>Proving us wrong, …

Advertising Industry

Snap: Great Asset - Can't Make Money

Bigger issues than valuation alone. Minimal motivation to please investors or Wall Street.<p>Case of Twitter: Great asset, won't make investors money. …

Jack Dorsey

Twitter, NFL announce multi-year partnership to include live pre-game coverage

<i>Read about the latest sports tech news, innovations, ideas and products that impact players, fans and the sports industry overall at …

Anthony Noto

What’s With Twitter’s NFL Obsession?

Twitter still wants the NFL, but only on the cheap.<p>The company today announced that it would be partnering with the NFL to stream a 30-minute live …

Social Media

The organizer of the disastrous Fyre Festival told employees they would no longer be paid but were welcome to stay and 'help out'

YouTube/Fyre Festival<p>CEO Billy McFarland told employees of Fyre Media on May 5 that they would no longer be paid for their work, according to a leaked audio recording obtained by Vice News.<p>He said the employees could stay at the company and work without pay if they wished.<p>This comes after the …

Business

Is Snap The Next Twitter? The Argument Continues

Following Snap’s disastrous earnings release last night, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel implied that his company would win the competition for disappearing …

Evan Spiegel

Twitter signs multiyear deal with the NFL for pre-game shows

Twitter said on Thursday it signed a multi-year deal with the National Football League to live-stream pre-game coverage as well as a 30-minute show …

Anthony Noto

Twitter announces year-round NFL content deal that includes new live show

NFL fans will be able to view even more content livestreamed on Twitter<p>Over the last couple of seasons, NFL fans have had the opportunity to watch selected Thursday night NFL games on Twitter, as an alternative to the television broadcast. In the future, there will be even more NFL content streamed …

Anthony Noto

Twitter announces a new deal for year-round NFL content that includes live video but no games

Twitter lost the deal to stream the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games this year to Amazon, but today the company is announcing a new multi-year …

Anthony Noto

NFL's new deal with Twitter includes live programming

The NFL and Twitter announced Thursday a multi-year deal that will see the league provide the social media site with more video, including a new live …

Twitter Lost Deal for NFL Games, But Gets Live Highlights Show Under Renewed Pact

While Amazon swooped in to beat Twitter for the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football” streaming rights next season, Twitter has extended its pact with the …

NFL

Twitter, NFL Ink Multiyear Live Content Deal

Twitter Inc. (TWTR) may have lost the live streaming rights for National Football League Thursday night football games to Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), but …

WNBA

NFL to provide Twitter with more content

NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL will provide more content on Twitter, using the social media platform to air a 30-minute show five days per week during the season.<p>A deal between the NFL and Twitter announced Thursday also includes using Periscope and Twitter for pregame coverage, highlights, historical …

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