Twitter CEO Dick Costolo talked with advocates for the city of San Francisco Thursday, talking about how Twitter’s move into office space in the city has helped the company keep options for growing larger and allowed employees to be flexible.
Square CEO and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey wrote Tuesday that he has indeed taken a more limited role at Twitter this year after spending March to December of 2011 working to guide product at the company. Dorsey confirmed a New York Times profile mentioning his role.
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey was brought back into the company last year to be its chief product visionary, but his role appears to have been dramatically reduced. So who is Twitter’s product visionary now, and what does that mean for the future of the service?
At ONA, Dick Costolo promised free curation tools to help newsrooms better present the flavor of news events. That’s all well and good, but can these tools–and the ability to download your own tweets — resolve growing tensions between Twitter users and Twitter itself?
Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo announced a major redesign to the site that puts media and photographs front and center. The company also launched a new iPad design.
For two-time founder of both Twitter and Square, Jack Dorsey advises the tech world that anyone can be a founder or have a “founding moment,” even if that moment comes later in that company’s history than its creation.
One developer who has been creating custom Twitter applications for corporate clients says the network’s crackdown on use of its API makes him afraid for his livelihood, but could also damage the company’s long-term prospects if enough people like him start looking for alternatives.
Twitter is in the midst of a strategic transformation, from being an open information network or real-time data utility to being an ad-driven media entity, and that evolution raises a host of questions about the future of the service and its impact on users.
Twitter announced today that it’s enhancing the service’s search function to allow for greater discovery of new content and information on the part of users, providing them with auto-suggestions in the search bar that correlate with who users follow.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said there’s still a gap that needs to be bridged between user awareness and user engagement on the platform. Twitter is working to address that gap with a new Discover Tab that will provide even more personalized content for users.