dick costolo

Costolo Says Twitter’s Future Is More Curation, Relevance And Media

Onstage at Code in Southern California this morning, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo fielded questions about whether he'd be keeping his job in the face of outside criticism and angst over the rate of user g

Twitter Makes Tweaks To Limit Abuse And Abusers

Twitter has today announced some product and policy changes aimed at better tackling violent threats and abuse on its platform. The problem of the mainstream social network being misappropriated as an

Twitter’s New “Quality Filter” Starts Rolling Out To Verified iOS Users

Twitter can be a cesspool of bullying, which CEO Dick Costolo admitted in an internal memo has cost the microblogging platform users. Over the past few months, however, the company has taken several m

Twitter Latest To Face Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

A former Twitter engineer has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against her ex-employer, alleging that promotion opportunities are denied to women because of arbitrary promotion policies within Tw

Twitter Confirms Google Firehose Deal To Target Logged Out Users

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo today confirmed that Twitter has signed a firehose deal with Google, which will bring tweets back into Google searches, more eyeballs to those tweets -- and hopefully more cli

Twitter’s CEO Will Respond To Whether He’s High Once He Finishes These Doritos

Peter Thiel thinks Twitter is more 420 than 140-characters. In a CNBC interview today, the famous Facebook investor bashed its competitor saying “Twitter is hard to evaluate. They have a lot of

Apple’s Phil Schiller Douses Himself In Ice Water, Challenges Tim Cook And Robin To Follow Suit

Apple SVP Phil Schiller has joined the growing ranks of tech luminaries taking the ice bucket challenge, which involves dumping a bucket of ice water over your head in order to raise awareness and mon

Twitter CEO Says He Has No Idea How Many Users Opt Out Of Ads

Dick Costolo, the CEO of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twitter.co">Twitter</a>, says that it's easy enough for consumers to opt out of tailored ads on Twitter, but he does not know how many actu

Dick Costolo Admits Twitter May Be Confusing To Some

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has been <a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pandomonthly-presents-a-fireside-chat-with-dick-costolo-tickets-9526942341">doing</a> the interview <a target="_

As IPO Nears, Twitter CEO Says “We Think Of Revenue Like Oxygen”

As Twitter nears its IPO, CEO Dick Costolo seemingly refuses to focus on the money. "We think of revenue like oxygen. Essential to life but not the first thing you think about in the morning," he told

Twitter Doesn’t Want To Become A Media Company, But Will Partner With Them, CEO Dick Costolo Says

It's been a big year for Twitter, as the company has been aggressively trying to grow its ads business with broadcasters. It's doing that by partnering with big media companies for services like TV ad

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Resigns As Director Of Twitter U.K. After TweetDeck Dissolves As Standalone Business

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has quit his position as a U.K. director of the company, days after Twitter subsidiary Tweetdeck was dissolved as a separate U.K. business by business registrar Companies Hous

Dick Costolo: “The Biggest Misconception About Twitter Is That You Have To Tweet To Use Twitter”

During a fireside chat at Federated Media's San Francisco headquarters, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo sat down to talk with John Battelle in the warmup for Battelle's first ever <a target="_blank" href="ht

Coming Soon (Well, Maybe): All Those Tweets You Wrote

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo told <a target="_blank" href="http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/24/twitter-is-working-on-a-way-to-retrieve-your-old-tweets/">The New York Times</a> that users will soon be

Twitter Closing Its $400M Secondary Offering Tomorrow

Twitter CEO <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dick-costolo">Dick Costolo</a> confirmed its first $400 million tranche of <a href="http://allthingsd.com/20110720/twitter-poised-to-close-a-two-s

Twitter Ads: "The Perfect Wet Dream of Every Marketer." So Why Are There Only 600 Advertisers?

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-309148" title="dick-costolo" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/dick-costolo.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="225" /></a>Dick

Twitter: Consider This Your Intervention.

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-294188" title="drunk_bird_m" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/drunk_bird_m.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="300" /></a>This is the

What Scares Twitter CEO Dick Costolo? Foreigners. (Well, Scaling For Them.)

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-266445" title="dickcostolo050" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/dickcostolo050.jpeg" alt="" />Tonight at our <a href="http://crunchies2010

Evan Williams, Master of the Privacy Game

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-233123" title="evan_williams" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/evan_williams.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="235" /></a>I'm not ta

Evan Williams And Dick Costolo: New Twitter Triggered CEO Change

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-227751" title="Screen shot 2010-10-04 at 1.07.24 PM" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/screen-shot-2010-10-04-at-1-07-24-pm1.png" alt="" />A
Load More