Tag: twitter

  • Twitter Growth

    Twitter shares are dying after abysmal Q1 earnings report

    Twitter’s stock is down more than 10% in after-hours trading after the company reported Q1 revenue that completely missed Wall Street targets and offered a forecast for the current quarter that fell below even the most modest expectations. Here are the big numbers that have investors bail on the company. Q1 Revenue: $595 million, up 36% year-on-year, […]

  • Twitter and the NFL

    Twitter will stream entire NFL games on Thursday night

    Twitter will be live-streaming Thursday Night Football for the NFL this fall. Instead of short video clips that highlight the night’s biggest plays, the social network will share entire games with fans. The surprise arrived on Tuesday following a bidding war between several digital video outlets. A person with direct knowledge of the deal confirmed a Bloomberg […]

  • Twitter bonuses for employees

    Twitter is spending big to retain its top talent

    As Twitter experiences stagnant growth and falling stock prices, the company is continuing to spend big in order to retain its top talent, the Wall Street Journal reports. Top employees are being offered varying amounts of restricted stock based on their start date and contributions to the social network. That stock is Twitter’s attempt to make […]

  • Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg

    ISIS threatens to kill Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey

    A group of ISIS supporters calling themselves the Sons of Caliphate Army have released a 25-minute video in which they promise to go after Facebook and Twitter’s CEOs. Photos of Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey appear multiple times in the video engulfed in flames and marked up with bullet holes. The video is in response […]

  • Twitter trolling committee

    Twitter debuts anti-troll cybersafety committee

    Twitter has long been a network that has allowed bigotry and other forms of hate speech to go unchecked. On Tuesday the social network announced a new committee that will handle “trolling” and abuse. The new committee, named the Twitter Trust & Safety Council, intends to “strike the right balance between fighting abuse and speaking […]

  • Twitter hires new CMO

    Twitter chooses AmEx executive Leslie Berland as next CMO

    American Express executive Leslie Berland has agreed to take on the role of Chief Marketing Officer at Twitter. Her new hire was announced in a tweet sent out by CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday. “Welcoming @leslieberland to Twitter! She will join as our CMO to help tell the stories of our iconic product!,” Dorsey tweeted. […]

  • Twitter executive

    Four top Twitter executives are leaving the company

    Twitter is losing four of its top executives. The company announced on Sunday that product chief Kevin Weil, head of engineering Alex Roetter, Katie Jacobs Stanton, VP of global media and Skip Schipper, VP of human resources, were all taking their exit. CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed the departures, saying the four would be “taking some well-deserved […]

  • Jack Dorsey Net Worth

    Jack Dorsey’s net worth has lost $500 million in the last 12 days

    Jack Dorsey was supposed to step in and save Twitter while simultaneously serving as the CEO at newly public company Square. In the last 12 days Jack Dorsey’s net worth in terms of “paper losses” between the two companies reached $500 million. Dorsey’s stake in Twitter has plunged more than $165 million or nearly 35% […]