1. Twitter Plans Live Nation Concert Streams, Daily Show From Ben Silverman

    May 02, 2017 9:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter on Monday unveiled a broad slate of original programming deals designed to help turn the social network into a hub for live television.  The company has struck deals with producer Ben Silverman, WNBA, Derek Jeter's The Players' Tri ...

  2. Twitter First-Quarter Earnings, User Growth Beat Estimates

    April 26, 2017 8:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter on Wednesday beat analysts' expectations for its first-quarter earnings and revenue before the opening bell. The San Francisco-based social media company, led by CEO Jack Dorsey, reported earnings of 11 cents per share on revenue of $54 ...

  3. Leslie Jones Website Goes Offline After Massive Hack, Personal Info Leaked

    August 24, 2016 3:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The website of Leslie Jones was hacked on Wednesday morning (Aug. 24) and private information, including her driver's license and passport, were posted. The personal site went offline after the hack. Listen to Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliott ...

  4. Twitter Invests in SoundCloud

    June 14, 2016 5:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter has made an investment in music streaming startup SoundCloud.  The deal, which  Recode  pegs at $70 million of a $100 million round, comes less than three months after SoundCloud launched paid service Go in an effort to capture a piece of th ...

  5. Twitter Analyst Downgrades Stock to 'Sell,' Says 'Hope Is Not a Strategy'

    May 25, 2016 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson on Tuesday downgraded his rating on Twitter's stock to "sell" from "neutral" and cut his price target by $3 to $12, arguing in the title of the report that "Hope Is Not a Strat ...

  6. More Than 80 Major CEOs & Business Leaders Demand North Carolina Repeal New 'Anti-LGBTQ' Bill

    March 29, 2016 8:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 A letter to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory includes signatures from Apple's Tim Cook, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and more. More than 80 of the country's biggest CEOs and business leaders have signed a letter demanding North Carol ...

  7. Twitter Confirms Board Member Search, Aims to Change 'Weird' Features

    February 11, 2016 11:39 AM EST 0 0 0 CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter will do away with features that "nobody understands." All eyes were on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday afternoon when he took to Periscope to answer questions about the company’s fourth-quarter earnings. I ...

  8. Twitter Stock Tanks on Flat User Growth

    February 10, 2016 4:47 PM EST 0 0 0 The company reported 320 million monthly active users, the same as it had during the third quarter. Twitter continues to have a user growth problem.  The company reported 320 million monthly active users during the fourth quarter, flat from the thir ...

  9. Twitter Appoints Leslie Berland as New CMO

    January 26, 2016 11:44 AM EST 0 0 0 Twitter has hired Leslie Berland to fill its vacant CMO position.  Berland's hire comes after a week of executive shuffling for the social media company, which has lost several top executives including head of media Katie Jacobs Stanton .  Berl ...

  10. Twitter CEO Announces Departure of Four Execs

    January 25, 2016 9:04 AM EST 0 0 0 Twitter says that four executives are leaving the company. Its stock fell more than 4 percent in premarket trading. CEO Jack Dorsey posted a statement to the microblogging service saying that Alex Roetter , Skip Schipper , Katie Stanton and Kevin We ...

  11. Twitter Names Google's Omid Kordestani as Executive Chairman

    October 14, 2015 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter has named Google's Omid Kordestani as its executive chairman. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted the move Wednesday. He says Kordestani is a "proven and experienced leader" that will coach him and help recruit the best people to ...

  12. Twitter Names Google's Omid Kordestani as Executive Chairman

    October 14, 2015 12:10 PM EDT Twitter has named Google's Omid Kordestani as its executive chairman. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted the move Wednesday. He says Kordestani is a "proven and experienced leader" that will coach him and help recruit the best people t ...

  13. Twitter Cutting 8 Percent of Global Workforce

    October 13, 2015 8:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter is laying off 336 employees, signaling CEO Jack Dorsey's resolve to slash costs while the company struggles to make money. The cutbacks announced Tuesday translate into about 8 percent of Twitter's workforce of 4,100 people. Jack D ...

  14. Market Nonplussed By Twitter's CEO Announcement

    October 05, 2015 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter shares rose 7.0 percent on Monday, but remain well below their 52-week high. News that Jack Dorsey graduated from Twitter's interim CEO to full-time CEO portends well for the company's future. Twitter shares rose 7 percent to $28.1 ...

  15. Jack Dorsey Announced as Twitter's New CEO

    October 05, 2015 8:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has announced he is the company’s new permanent CEO. Fittingly, he chose Twitter to share the big news. Dorsey also said revenue and partnerships chief Adam Bain would be the new COO and that there were ch ...

  16. Jack Dorsey Expected to Become Twitter's Permanent CEO, Report Says

    October 01, 2015 9:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter may be about to hire co-founder Jack Dorsey as its permanent CEO three months after he took over the job on a temporary basis. The tech news site Re/Code says Dorsey's appointment could be announced as early as Thursday morning. The rep ...

  17. Twitter Reports Strong Second Quarter Earnings as CEO Search Continues

    July 28, 2015 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 The company's stock shot up by 5 percent during after-hours trading on better-than-expected revenue and earnings. Twitter outperformed during the second quarter. The San Francisco-based company reported on Tuesday adjusted earnings of 7 cents p ...

  18. Kim Kardashian Requests Tweet Edit Feature, Twitter Co-Founder Responds

    July 25, 2015 11:37 AM EDT 5.498 k 336 81 Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey agreed with Kardashian on the idea. You can thank Kim Kardashian if Twitter decides to create a new edit feature for posted tweets. Nicki Minaj Responds to Taylor Swift's Apology: 'That Means So Much ...

  19. Twitter Announces New Feature Focused on Events (Finally)

    June 19, 2015 1:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Project Lightning will be Twitter's effort to organize a sea or tweets into curated channels. An upcoming Twitter feature, called Project Lightning, will be a one-stop shop for current events and news. A button on the app's home screen wil ...

  20. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Stepping Down

    June 11, 2015 4:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is stepping down from his post, the social media company announced on Thursday (June 11). Co-founder and chairman Jack Dorsey will serve as interim CEO beginning July 1. Costolo, who became COO of the San Francisco company i ...

  21. Twitter Stock Hits All-Time Low As Post-IPO Lock-Up Period Ends

    May 06, 2014 1:40 PM EDT Related Articles Twitter Shares Fall To Lowest Point Since IPO Twitter Revenue, Spending, Users All Up, Stock Down Twitter Buys Data Analytics Partner Gnip Twitter's stock is down to an all-time low after a post-IPO lock-up period preventing ...

  22. Twitter sets IPO price at $26, set to raise $18B

    November 06, 2013 8:16 PM EST Twitter has set a price of $26 for its initial public offering of stock, which means the company's shares can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange. The price values Twitter at more than $18 billion based on its outstanding ...

  23. Twitter's IPO Treatise Hints at Growth, Attempts to Turn Profit

    October 04, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Twitter, a privately held company built on blurbs, has finally laid itself bare in documents that read more like a treatise than a tweet. The roughly 800-page filing Twitter Inc. released late Thursday on its way to an eagerly anticipated IPO co ...

  24. Global Citizen Festival Aims to be 'Largest Syndicated Charity Broadcast'

    September 27, 2012 10:00 PM EDT With this weekend's Global Citizen Festival, AEG Digital Media (AEGDM) and AEG Network Live will attempt to go where no other digitally syndicated charity music festival has gone before. AEGDM head of business development Chris Roach believes ...

  25. Twitter Simplifies In Bid to Engage More Users

    December 09, 2011 7:30 AM EST SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter is changing to address a paradox about a service that revolves around messages limited to just 140 characters. As simple as it sounds, the concept remains too confusing and frustrating for a lot of people. A redesign i ...

  26. When MC Hammer Talks, Silicon Valley Startups Listen

    April 22, 2011 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Is it possible for the music industry to learn something from an artist who hasn't had a hit song since the mid-'90s? In the case of MC Hammer , it just might. To many in the music industry, Hammer is a has-been rapper who squandered a for ...