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Jay Yarow / Business Insider:
Twitter closes up 3.6% after analyst on CNBC's Halftime Report says “there's a good chance” Dick Costolo will be out as CEO within a year   —  ANALYST: 'There's A Good Chance' Dick Costolo Is No Longer At Twitter In A Year  —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo's seat is warming up.
Dec 22, 2014, 4:20 PMIn context
Sam Biddle / Gawker:
Writer whose post helped kick off #HasJustineLandedYet mob recounts meeting and apologizing to Justine Sacco, reflects on his own fumble with Twitter irony   —  Justine Sacco Is Good at Her Job, and How I Came To Peace With Her  —  The internet is a mountain, and if you climb that mountain …
Dec 20, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Instagram purges spambots; popular accounts lose millions of followers, with the company losing the most at 18.9M   —  Millions of Fake Instagram Users Disappear in Purge  —  Social media services like Facebook and Twitter are always battling against spam or fake accounts that hijack hashtags …
Dec 18, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Costolo's Family Trusts Sell Remaining Twitter Stock   —  Twitter Inc. (TWTR) Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo's family trusts have sold off the last shares of the company he leads.  —  The Richard Costolo 2001 Living Trust and Lorin Costolo 2001 Living Trust, named for his wife …
Dec 17, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Twitter And Foursquare Are Partnering To Improve Location In Tweets   —  Twitter wants to start surfacing information for users that's relevant and interesting, not just timely.  And the company believes adding a location layer to its platform could be part of the solution.
Dec 16, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Leaked Sony emails show Snapchat acquired QR scanning company Scan for $50M and AddLive for $30M, negotiated with Vevo for music partnership   —  Snapchat Plans Music Feature, Acquired QR Scan.me For $50M And Vergence Eyeglass Cam For $15M,  —  Leaked emails from the Sony Pictures hack …
Dec 16, 2014, 10:30 PMIn context
Garett Sloane / Adweek:
Twitter Debates Whether to Hit Autoplay on Videos to Compete With Facebook   —  Brands would love it, but would users protest?  —  Twitter is weighing a difficult decision, one that not only could disrupt the traditional order of things at the social network but also may well be the key …
Dec 16, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / AdAge:
Twitter Lets Advertisers Target By Wireless Carrier, New Devices   —  With Mobile Features, Social Platform Hopes to Tap Into Telecom War  —  Ad Spending for 100 Largest B-to-B Marketers Nears $5 Billion  —  Heated competition in the wireless world has been a boon to Twitter.
Dec 16, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
M.G. Siegler / Medium:
As tweeting screenshots of text goes mainstream, maybe it's time for Twitter to officially support posting of longer text snippets   —  Hacking The Tweet Stream  —  With pictures of text.  Weird, I know.  —  The single greatest strength of Twitter has always been its simplicity.
Dec 14, 2014, 3:05 PMIn context
Adrienne Lafrance / The Atlantic Online:
The Story Behind AOL's Iconic Yellow Running Man   —  This is the first in an occasional series about abandoned Internet icons.  —  It was spring of 1997.  “Mmmbop” was the pop song of the moment and unlimited access to AOL cost $19.95 a month.  Dial-up Internet had finally tipped mainstream.
Dec 14, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context

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