Tag Archives: Jack Dorsey

What Twitter Needs to Do in 2017

These are undeniably dark days for Twitter, so when Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asked users for feedback, he got a lot of impassioned responses. Following in the footsteps of Brian Chesky: what’s the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017? #Twitter2017 — jack (@jack) December 29, 2016 One of…

http://fortune.com/2016/12/31/what-twitter-needs-to-do-in-2017/

Twitter Is Reportedly Planning Another Round of Layoffs

Twitter is reportedly planning to slim down a bit. The social media company is said to be announcing a round of layoffs as soon as this week, according to a report on Monday evening from Bloomberg, citing anonymous sources. The layoffs will shrink Twitter’s workforce by about 8%, or 300 employees, according to the report,…

http://fortune.com/2016/10/24/twitter-layoffs/

Jack Dorsey Has Failed to Save Twitter, Now It’s Someone Else’s Turn

By all accounts, the process of selling Twitter is well under way. The company has hired an investment advisor and is expected to start receiving bids later this week from a group of interested parties that reportedly includes Google, Salesforce and Disney. As it does in almost every case in which a once-promising technology company…

http://fortune.com/2016/10/05/dorsey-twitter-sale/

Twitter Is Finally Loosening Its 140-Character Limit

Twitter has been talking for some time about loosening up the 140-character limit on tweets, and on Monday the company took the first step in that direction. As of today, any photos, videos, animated GIFs and polls posted with a tweet won’t count towards the total. According to The Verge, the service is also experimenting…

http://fortune.com/2016/09/19/twitter-140/

Twitter’s One Bright Spot Flames Out in Latest Earnings

Since going public in 2013, Twitter TWTR has faced immense pressure to show Wall Street that it can attract new users. For the past two years, it has struggled to do so, and last year, the company replaced its CEO in hopes of a fresh start. Through the drama, Twitter’s advertising business has been a…

http://fortune.com/2016/04/26/twitter-earnings-revenue-growth/

Twitter Isn’t Worried About Facebook Live

Facebook FB would never admit it. But lately, the social media giant seems like it’s trying to crush Twitter TWTR . The two social media companies are highly competitive, even though one is currently worth $308 billion, has 1.6 billion users, and dominates digital advertising. The other, worth $12 billion, is in the middle of…

http://fortune.com/2016/04/26/twitter-isnt-worried-about-facebook-live/

Twitter to Keep 140-Character Limit, CEO Says

Twitter’s 140-character tweets are here to stay, chief executive Jack Dorsey said on Friday, ending speculation that the microblogging site might abandon one of its trademark features for a 10,000-character limit. “It’s staying. It’s a good constraint for us and it allows for of-the-moment brevity,” Dorsey said on NBC’s Today Show. A Twitter TWTR spokesman…

http://fortune.com/2016/03/19/twitter-keeps-140-character-limit/

Can Twitter Make It?

People outside the technology industry will be puzzled to read Erin Griffith’s outstanding article in the current issue of Fortune about Twitter. They will learn about a company worth a “mere” $12 billion (about half its one-time value) that has more than 300 million users (a fraction of Silicon Valley’s truly successful companies, like Facebook…

http://fortune.com/2016/03/08/twitter-turnaround/