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2014-02-06 00:23:03

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and two of its co-founders, Evan Williams and Jack Dorsey, collectively lost US$900 million, according to a Wealth-X estimate, after the San Francisco-based micro-blogging company released on Wednesday its first earnings report since it went public in November last year. Investors saw weak growth in the number of active users on Twitter, pushing the value of its shares down by as much as 17% in after-hours trading. The...

Twitter Turns Six, Users Love It But Wish For More Functionality
2012-03-22 09:35:23

Although it feels like a lifetime at internet speeds, Twitter was only started six years ago when co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out his first Twitter message: ℠just setting up my twttr´ in March 2006. Little did he know that his little blue bird was going to become the major source of news, gossip and sharing that it is today. Founded by Dorsey, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams in March 2006, the micro-blogging site was launched publicly in July 2006. Dick Costolo was appointed the...

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2011-06-29 13:24:44

Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams are going to start devoting their time to The Obvious Corporation, which was a technology project that eventually helped spawn Twitter. Stone told the Aspen Ideas Conference on Tuesday that he and Williams will continue to advise Twitter on strategic matters, despite spending their share of the time to revive Obvious. Stone and Williams were both vague about what they intended to do with Obvious, apart from telling the conference they were...

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2011-03-29 05:40:00

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced Monday that he would be returning to the popular microblogging service as the company's executive chairman and would be heading up its product development team. Along with Biz Stone and Evan Williams, Dorsey was one of the trio of Twitter co-founders. He served as CEO from its startup until 2008, when Williams took over. "Today I'm thrilled to get back to work at @Twitter leading product as Executive Chairman," Dorsey said in a message on his Twitter...

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2011-03-15 14:15:11

As Twitter closes in on its fifth anniversary, the microblogging site boasts a billion tweets a week with over 200 million registered accounts. Twitter released new statistics on Monday ahead of its fifth birthday on March 21.  The site said that on March 21, 2006 Jack Dorsey sent the first Tweet on the social network. There are 140 million tweets posted everyday on Twitter, compared to 50 million sent per day a year ago. "Today, on every measure of growth and engagement, Twitter is...

2011-01-21 00:00:48

beezwe, a New Daily Deals Website, Focuses on Small Cities and Social Connections. With an Increasingly Crowded Marketplace, beezwe Intends to Stand Out in Underserved Markets with a Personal Touch. Aurora, OH (PRWEB) January 20, 2011 Daily deals website beezwe plans to launch its first set of deals on January 31, 2011. It is committed to providing the consumers of overlooked communities the same discount opportunities available in larger cities. Waco, Texas, Fort Collins, Colorado, and...

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2010-10-05 06:30:00

Twitter's co-founder, Evan Williams, announced Monday that he would be bowing out as CEO of the micro-blogging network so he could focus his attention on other areas of the company where he feels he could offer more support. In a company blog, Williams said Twitter's chief operating officer, Dick Costolo, would take over as CEO of the San Francisco-based company. Williams said he will focus his attention on "pushing product direction." He added that building things was his passion. "I've...


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Jack Dorsey
2013-08-04 08:08:18

Jack Dorsey, born November 19, 1976, is an American web developer and businessman widely known as the creator of Twitter and as the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company. In 2008, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. For 2012, The Wall Street Journal gave him the "Innovator of the Year Award" for technology. Jack Dorsey is best known as the creator of Twitter. Growing up in St. Louis, Dorsey became...

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