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15 Twitter Marketing Tactics to Get More Views, Shares & Audience Engagement

Think Twitter is ineffective? Think again. Although plagued by fatigue, Twitter continues to be the most popular micro-blogging site, an important …

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A $99 'subscription' will be the beginning of the end for Twitter

You know that guy on Twitter. He (or she) is always firing off what they're up to (no matter how mundane), commenting on every trending hashtag, and often tossing out flashes of #dailyinsight.<p>This is the Twitter Influencer™, and it's a species as old as Twitter itself. Even if you don't value what …

Anthony Noto

Twitter is testing a $99 per month subscription that could get you more followers

Twitter is quietly testing a premium subscription plan designed to boost the reach power users and small businesses get from their tweets, a bid by the struggling company to tap into a larger pool of advertisers.<p>For Twitter users who were invited and pay $99 per month, Twitter will automatically …

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Twitter lost 2 million users in the U.S. last quarter

With the United States political class glued to their Twitter feeds — or just one Twitter feed in particular — it should be a great time for the social network in the U.S. of A.<p>But after getting an election bump last quarter that many analysts tied to President Trump, the social network is losing …

Anthony Noto

The one bit of good news in Twitter’s user numbers

You have to look past the tanking stock, but here is the good news from today’s Twitter earnings.<p><i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Twitter investors are having another tough day.<p>After reporting second-quarter earnings this morning (pdf), a report in which Twitter revealed its monthly active user base …

How Twitter Fuels Anxiety

The anxious can often find a supportive community through tweeting, but the nature of the social media site can exacerbate symptoms.<p>In Ralph Waldo Emerson's famous essay on self-reliance, the 19th-century writer and naturalist sang the praises of spiritual isolation and the evils of distraction, …

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It's Time For A Twitter Home Run, And That Means Allowing Yelp To Save It

Twitter has floundered as a publicly traded company to provide significant growth in users, revenue and earnings. It's time to reconsider its …

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Twitter has a new CFO, and he costs more than $22 million

Twitter has a new Chief Financial Officer: Ned Segal.<p>CEO Jack Dorsey announced the news in a tweet on Tuesday. Segal was previously the SVP of Finance at software maker Intuit. He starts at Twitter in late August, according to a filing with the SEC.<p>Twitter is giving Segal roughly $22 million in …

Anthony Noto

Twitter names former Goldman Sachs exec as new chief financial officer

Twitter has hired a former Goldman Sachs executive as its new chief financial officer, citing his "track record of driving profitable growth".<p>Ned Segal will join Twitter in late August, taking over the role from Anthony Noto, who is currently both CFO and chief operating officer at the social …

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How Twitter Inc. Might Come Back From the Dead -- The Motley Fool

Twitter remains 30% below its IPO price, but it could be revived in four ways.<p>I've been bearish on <b>Twitter</b> (NYSE:TWTR) for four simple reasons: its …

Jack Dorsey

Twitter says it doesn't plan to launch a button to report fake news

Twitter says it doesn't intend to launch a feature that would allow users to report "fake news" on the platform.<p>On Thursday, The Washington Post reported that the social network had developed a "prototype" of a button that would let people on Twitter report false or misleading information posted on …

Jack Dorsey

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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‘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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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

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

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 bad idea. After Trump on Friday tweeted the idea of canceling future press briefings and handing out written responses instead, Noto …

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

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 over Twitter's platform.<p>Twitter announced on Thursday a deal with the …

Anthony Noto

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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Twitter Quietly Introduced A Feature To Recommend Articles To You Last Week

"People also read" all sorts of stuff.<p>A Twitter spokesperson told BuzzFeed News the company rolled out the feature to everyone using its iPhone app last week.<p>Unlike the screenshot above, which only shows BuzzFeed articles, a Twitter spokesperson said that the articles will be algorithmically …

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