Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher (born May 9, 1962) is an American technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal and an author and commentator on the Internet. She created and wrote Boom Town, a column which appeared on the front page of the Marketplace section and online, and subsequently appeared on All Things Digital, which she founded and served as the co-executive editor with Walt Mossberg. On January 1st, 2014, Swisher and Mossberg struck out on their own, with a new site, , based in San Francisco, California.
Posts about Kara Swisher
  • Twitter Invests in SoundCloud

    … Twitter must have really liked the audio cards from SoundCloud it began supporting in April, as the social network reportedly invested some $70 million in the music-streaming service. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed to Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher of Re/code that Twitter now owns part of SoundCloud, but he did not go into specifics. Dorsey…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 9 readers -
  • 4 publishers that killed their comment sections in 2014

    … that social media is the new arena for commenting, replacing the old onsite approach that dates back many years,” explained editors Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. Another key factor influencing the decision is Re/code’s reporting staff, which is much more likely to engage with readers on Twitter than in the space below the site’s articles. The Week…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Twitter- 11 readers -
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