Dick Costolo

Dick Costolo is the current CEO of Twitter and was its former COO. He took over as CEO from Evan Williams in October 2010.
Posts about Dick Costolo
  • The Social Media Revolution: Make Money Or Die

    …. (Check out Jon Loomer for help with your Facebook ads.) To ensure that your business is prepared for the social media revolution, take these 5 steps. This is fancy marketing talk for build a blog. (BTW—Chris Brogan’s been telling people this for years.) While we’ve made the case for blogging before, in short, you need a blog because you control…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Social Facebook Twitter- 9 readers -
  • WAM Analyzes Twitter Abuse Reports for Patterns, Problems

    … a number of organizations “authorized reporter status.” These organizations were to become mediators, collecting abuse reports from Twitter users, evaluating the reports and escalating those in need of special attention. Among the authorized reporters was nonprofit organization Women, Action & the Media, which conducted a study of the abuse reports…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Time for #Twitter CEO ‘to go’, Says Harvard Business Professor

    … Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is having something of an annus horribilis. Twitter’s stock is down 40 percent for the year. Interest in the platform is declining worldwide. When Costolo’s family trust sold the last of their Twitter shares earlier this month, investors didn’t like it – so much so that Twitter’s stock price rallied when rumours started…

    Shea Bennett/ AllTwitterin Social- 4 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about Twitter in 2014

    …) who have built $25B+ companies that double revenue each year is remarkably low. — Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) November 7, 2014 It’s about the influence, stupid Twitter’s main rebuttal to such criticisms has been to emphasize how outsized its cultural influence is relative to the size of its user base. Twitter execs routinely stress that tweets…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Social Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Twitter Will Track The Mobile Apps Users Have Downloaded

    …” suggestions and unearth more relevant tweets, accounts and other content to serve in users’ timelines. That would play nicely with Twitter’s “instant timeline” plan – an effort to improve the experience for new users by giving them more engaging content as soon as they sign up — that CEO Dick Costolo shared this month. Such initiatives are seen as crucial…

    Martin Beck/ Marketing Landin Social Twitter- 4 readers -
  • Twitter Now Lets You Share & Discuss Tweets Privately

    … for web, Chrome and Windows (with Mac coming soon). On the mobile apps, users can access the feature by long-pressing a tweet in the timeline and choosing “Share via Direct Message.” And on Twitter.com and TweetDeck, uses can tap the “••• More” icon and select “Share via Direct Message.” People who receive a shared tweet via DM will get the normal…

    Martin Beck/ Marketing Landin Social Twitter- 9 readers -
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