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Twitter Is Quietly Building A $100M Business In Big Data

Twitter - April 15, 2014

Twitter today acquired Gnip, a company that had access to Twitter's "firehose" of data and packaged it for resale to other companies that want to slice and dice it. Read »

Twitter Co-Founders, CEO Have No Plans To Sell Shares

Forbes - April 14, 2014

Twitter’s IPO cemented co-founders Ev Williams and Jack Dorsey among the billionaire ranks, and boosted CEO Dick Costolo’s personal wealth — but none of them will be cashing out any time soon. In a new SEC filing on... Read »

CEOs Who Tweet Are Better Leaders

Fox Business - April 11, 2014

If your company's CEO isn't spending time on social media, he or she should be. Employees view company executives who regularly use social media as better leaders, more trustworthy and better brand ambassadors, according to... Read »

What Your Business Needs To Know About The New Twitter

CMS Wire - April 10, 2014

In another step towards becoming more Facebook-like, micro-blogging network Twitter has revamped its profile page. How will the change affect Twitter-oriented marketing? Read »

Donald Trump Accidentally Tweets His Complaint To A Cricket Club

stv news - April 3, 2014

The businessman turned to the social networking site to complain about “noisy” turbines at West Knock Farm, near Stuartfield. But instead of directing the rant at Aberdeenshire Council’s @Aberdeenshire account, the... Read »

Which Of Your Twitter Followers Really Matter?

Inc - April 1, 2014

Just over a month ago, Alex Taub and Michael Schonfeld launched SocialRank, a startup that has developed a Twitter tool for brands. Though the product is one in a long line of social media analytics tools--which includes... Read »

How To Become A Social Influencer

Entrepreneur - April 1, 2014

Building a following takes time and effort, and there are no shortcuts. As someone with more than 377,000 Twitter followers (all organic), people often ask me how they can succeed in social media. My simple answer is that... Read »

How The Most Engaging Brands Use Twitter

Entrepreneur - March 31, 2014

Do you want to see how the other side lives? You know, those brands with millions of Twitter followers and more engagement than they know what to do with? An infographic by Simply Measured discusses the most engaging brands... Read »

Twitter CEO May Kill The Retweet

Business Insider - March 27, 2014

Nothing appears to be sacred in Twitter CEO Dick Costolo's experiments to make Twitter easier for new users to understand. The company is currently experimenting with a version that doesn't have a "retweet" function.... Read »

Twitter CEO Heads To China On Fact-Finding Mission

WSJ - March 17, 2014

Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Dick Costolo is in Shanghai for a few days, but that doesn’t mean Twitter will follow. The U.S. social media network confirmed Monday that Mr. Costolo was in China to “learn more about... Read »

Twitter 101: Focus On Quality Not Quantity

Fox Business - March 17, 2014

"You could have a company with 10,000 followers, but half of them are not even real or not even relevant to your company," Toubia told Business News Daily. "This will make your CEO feel good because they feel they have a big... Read »

5 Twitter Blunders Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid

Entrepreneur - March 14, 2014

Twitter is one of the purest forms of true social media -- conversations and direct interactions in real time happening all day, every day, making it one of the most valuable brand channels for entrepreneurs. Here are the... Read »

Oprah Gives Away Cover Dress To Twitter Follower

TIME - March 7, 2014

Oprah Winfrey is renowned for surprising her fans with cars, trips and gift bags, but this week the former talk-show queen gifted one of her Twitter followers with a designer dress she wore on a magazine cover. Read »

42 Tweets To Prove Martha Stewart Is the Weirdest Person On Twitter

E - March 5, 2014

If you aren't following Martha Stewart on Twitter, you're not just wasting your own time, you are wasting all of our time. Because @MarthaStewart is a treasure trove of crazy. She's like that aunt who is just learning to use... Read »

Twitter’s CEO Takes CEO Of The Year Award

Tech Crunch - February 14, 2014

2013 was a very good year for Twitter, so it’s only fitting that Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo took home the award for CEO of the year at the 7th annual Crunchies Awards held this week in San Francisco. Read »