Posts tagged "dick costolo"

Twitter to review its harassment policies after Robin Williams’ daughter leaves

Twitter, which has faced criticism for its handling of online harassment, has removed "a number of accounts" related to the abuse of Zelda Williams, the daughter of comedian Robin Williams, the company said. “We will not tolerate abuse of this nature Read More →

Quoted: Dick Costolo on Twitter vs. Facebook

"We have specific goals and objectives for ourselves, and that's how we measure ourselves and think about ourselves... I don't think about that in the context of how it stacks up versus a company A, B, or C." — Read More →

Twitter shares tanking as the lockup period ends

Twitter shares fell Tuesday more than 12 percent in midday trading. The reason: Six months after the firm went public, insiders - early investors and employees - are permitted to sell their shares. Twitter unlocked more than 400 million shares, according to Read More →

President Obama meets with tech leaders to boost his image

On Tuesday, President Obama is meeting with tech VIPs, as reported in a blog post by Josh Richman, political reporter at the Oakland Tribune. The meeting should be, at the very least, a photo op to bolster the president's Read More →

Quoted: The real Carrot Top weighs in on Twitter tiff over tech and gender

"I should get some free shares out of this, don't you think? I mean, I didn't do anything!" — Carrot Top, comedian, on Twitter's upcoming IPO. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo recently disparaged Vivek Wadhwa by comparing him to Carrot Read More →

Quoted: Vivek Wadhwa talks Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and the tech ‘mafia’

"Yes, (Dick) Costolo's comments were inappropriate and he owes me a formal apology. But I don’t for a moment think that he is overtly sexist or that he deliberately discriminates. I think that he is reflecting a common behavior in Read More →
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