Twitter to Keep 140-Character Limit, CEO Says

Twitter to Keep 140-Character Limit, CEO Says

Courtesy of Fortune Magazine: Jack Dorsey is now standing behind the beauty of brevity. Twitter’s 140-character tweets are here to stay, chief executive Jack Dorsey said on Friday, ending speculation that the microblogging site might abandon one of its trademark features for a 10,000-character limit. “It’s staying. It’s a good constraint for us and it […]

Can Twitter Make It?

Can Twitter Make It?

Courtesy of Fortune: People outside the technology industry will be puzzled to read Erin Griffith’s outstanding article in the current issue of Fortune about Twitter. They will learn about a company worth a “mere” $12 billion (about half its one-time value) that has more than 300 million users (a fraction of Silicon Valley’s truly successful […]

How Jack Dorsey Can Recruit Top Talent to Twitter

How Jack Dorsey Can Recruit Top Talent to Twitter

Courtesy of INC.: After its recent shakeup, Twitter needs to give job candidates a place to grow, says the recruiter who introduced Tim Cook to Steve Jobs. Think vision, not chateaubriand. In Silicon Valley’s talent war, nothing succeeds like excess.  Free fitness classes, luxury shuttle services, on-site massage therapy–there’s almost no perk some well-funded startup isn’t […]