Post Tagged with: "Twitter"

Twitter Buys Artificial Intelligence Startup Whetlab
/ June 23, 2015 1:52 pm
Twitter Buys Artificial Intelligence Startup Whetlab

Re/code reports "Twitter has acquired Whetlab, a five-person artificial intelligence startup made up of current and aspiring PhDs. Whetlab announced the news today on its website, and Twitter confirmed the acquisition in a tweet this morning.". Read More

Twitter’s Task, Post-Dick Costolo: Transform Into a Media Company
/ June 17, 2015 4:18 pm
Twitter’s Task, Post-Dick Costolo: Transform Into a Media Company

The Hollywood Reporter reports "'Twitter needs a leader that understands media,' says Gartner analyst Brian Blau, adding that the company can aid businesses that "want to leverage mobility in a world where everything happens in real time and is being amplified through social networks.'" . Read More

Twitter starts autoplaying videos, GIFs, and Vines by default
/ June 16, 2015 1:06 pm
Twitter starts autoplaying videos, GIFs, and Vines by default

VentureBeat reports "Twitter announced today that it will now autoplay all native videos, GIFs, and Vines in timelines and across its site. The change has begun rolling out on iOS and the Web, and is “coming soon” to Android. The good news is you can opt out of this change in your account settings.". Read More

Twitter’s C.E.O., Dick Costolo, Is Set to Exit, Feeling Heat of Criticism
/ June 12, 2015 12:19 pm
Twitter’s C.E.O., Dick Costolo, Is Set to Exit, Feeling Heat of Criticism

The New York Times reports "After replacing much of Twitter’s top management team last year, Dick Costolo told members of the company’s board that he wanted them to replace him as chief executive, too." . Read More

Costolo Says Twitter’s Future Is More Curation, Relevance And Media
/ May 28, 2015 2:48 pm
Costolo Says Twitter’s Future Is More Curation, Relevance And Media

TechCrunch reports "'It’s all about migrating a company from a world of being tech-centric, follow-based, reverse-chronologic-centric to a mix of that and curated, media-centric relevance-based content,' [Dick Costolo] said." . Read More

Periscope catches up with Meerkat by launching an Android app
/ May 26, 2015 10:53 am
Periscope catches up with Meerkat by launching an Android app

Digital Spy reports "While announcing the app's next phase, Twitter also revealed that Periscope received more than one million sign-ups in its first ten days on iOS - With Android now on board, that number looks set to continue growing.". Read More

With 100 Million People Watching Vine Videos Every Month, Jason Mante Says Monetization Still Isn’t The Focus
/ May 5, 2015 9:57 am
With 100 Million People Watching Vine Videos Every Month, Jason Mante Says Monetization Still Isn’t The Focus

TechCrunch reports "Twitter now owns Vine, which has a large, vibrant user base. And still, there are no plans to make money off of it just yet, Vine’s head of user experience Jason Mante said on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY." . Read More

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