Dick Costolo

Time will reveal whether Jack Dorsey can replicate Success in Twitter that Steve Jobs had with Apple

Time will reveal whether Jack Dorsey can replicate Success in Twitter that Steve

The way Steve Jobs had turned out his career is exceptionally good. He has saved Apple at the time when it was in its darkest phase. No doubt, he inspires many business companies’ heads to return triumphantly to save their brands.

Seeing the situations taking place at Twitter, it can be said that Steve Jobs’ legacy can be applicable on Twitter. Dick Costolo, the chief executive of Twitter, announced his surprise exit. He has announced that he will resign by the year’s end, but he changed his plans and announced on Thursday that he will step down as of July 1.

Twitter CEO’s credibility on the line after social network reports weak earnings

Twitter CEO’s credibility on the line after social network reports weak earnings

Credibility of Twitter chief executive officer, Dick Costolo, is at the risk as the CEO failed to forecast a slowdown that forced the online social networking service company to miss first-quarter revenue estimates of the analysts. After the company announced first quarter numbers, Twitter's stock declined by 18 percent.

In a note to investors, Mark Mahaney, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, said, "Management will again have to address credibility concerns. The quarter's performance raises the question of how much visibility into advertiser and consumer demand for its offerings Twitter really has".

Twitter cofounders come to CEO Dick Costolo's aid amid criticism from investors, analysts

Jack DorseyWashington, Jan 30 : Twitter cofounders have come out in support of the social networking site's CEO Dick Costolo amid a series of criticisms of his performance by investors and analysts.

According to Mashable, Jack Dorsey, Twitter's cofounder and current CEO of Square, issued a lengthy tweetstorm on Thursday in which he praised the progress of the social network and offered a firm endorsement of Costolo's leadership.

Demonstrating its support for Costolo, Twitter later went on to promote Dorsey's tweets.

Twitter CEO finally explains rationale behind random tweets on users' timeline

Dick CostoloWashington, Sep 4 - Twitter CEO Dick Costolo finally offers an explanation for the random tweets on users' timeline , saying that the changes would be more of a final resort, which means that random tweets would appear only when users don't have any new tweet to load.

The company's decision has angered some users, but Costolo's tweet may indicate that Twitter's new strategy. However, this doesn't change the fact that people use favorites for lots of different reasons, and not all of these reasons mean that a stranger would find the favorite tweet very interesting, The Verge reported.

Twitter CEO wants Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Melissa McCarthy to join site

Dick-CostoloNew York, Dec 7 : Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter, has confessed that he wants female comedians Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Melissa McCarthy to join the social networking site.

During an interview on the 'Today' morning show, Costolo said that he has made it his "goal" to pull a few of them onto the platform, the New York Daily News reported.

The micro blogging site currently features many female comics, including Sarah Silverman and Chelsea Handler. (ANI)

Defiant Twitter CEO fires back at 'all-boys tech club' remark

Dick CostoloWashington, Oct. 8  : Twitter CEO Dick Costolo reportedly got in a 'tweet-brawl' when Indian-American technology entrepreneur and academic at Stanford's Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Vivek Wadhwa criticized Twitter for being an 'all-boys club' with lack of women in its top ranks.

Wadhwa noted that Twitter's board and C-suite were all white and all male with the exception of General Counsel Vijaya Gadde, who joined the company only recently.

According to the New York Post, Costolo fired several tweets, calling Wadhwa as the 'Carrot Top of academic sources' and that he had a propensity for silly hyperbole.

Twitter announces IPO details

Twitter announces IPO detailsMicro blogging site, Twitter Inc has announced the plans for its upcoming initial public offering on Thursday indicating that it is aiming to raise about $1 billion from the issue.

The company revealed more details of the IPO after confidentially filing for the issue with the authorities. The social blogging network with more than 200 million members worldwide has said that it has filed S-1 to the Securities and Exchanges Commission for its planned initial public offering.

Twitter is expected to be valued at up to $20 billion after its shares starts trading.

Twitter CEO: Users will be able to download all tweets by year-end

Twitter CEO: Users will be able to download all tweets by year-endDuring a keynote address at the Online News Association conference in San Francisco on Friday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo revealed that a new tool will soon be rolled out by the popular microblogging site to allow its users to download their entire archive of tweets.

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