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Why Bitcoin Will Thrive First in the Developing World
/ February 5, 2016 11:20 am
Why Bitcoin Will Thrive First in the Developing World

Wired reports "Explaining the appeal of bitcoin to the average American isn’t easy. Here in the US, it’s not terribly hard to save, spend, and send money. Most people have bank accounts and credit cards, and when they need to send money to a friend, relative, or acquaintance, they can use any number of online services, from PayPal and Square to SnapChat and Facebook. For most people, bitcoin and other digital currencies looks like a solution in need of a problem—a technological end-run around big banks and big government that interests only geeks, drug dealers, and crazed libertarians.". Read More

Twitter’s content head tells brands how to win the Super Bowl
/ February 3, 2016 10:52 am
Twitter’s content head tells brands how to win the Super Bowl

Digiday reports, "The game is the messaging service’s opportunity to prove its ultimate value as the second screen for real-time conversation around live events. This has always been Twitter’s main focus, but it has never been more essential than now, as the company is under new leadership and faces more doubters than ever." . Read More

Former Twitter Product Head Kevin Weil Is Joining Instagram
/ January 27, 2016 11:24 am
Former Twitter Product Head Kevin Weil Is Joining Instagram

Re/code reports "Kevin Weil, Twitter’s former VP of product who was among the group of executives who left the company over the weekend, has a new job: Head of Product at Facebook-owned Instagram.". Read More

Twitter’s Nathan Hubbard Will Take Over Interim Media Job Amid Executive Changes
/ January 26, 2016 8:52 am
Twitter’s Nathan Hubbard Will Take Over Interim Media Job Amid Executive Changes

Re/code reports "We’re still sifting through the rubble of yesterday’s mass exodus from Twitter in which a number of high-ranking executives announced they were leaving, but a few new roles are already starting to take shape. Among them: Commerce head Nathan Hubbard is taking on more responsibility, at least temporarily.". Read More

Twitter Taps Amex’s Leslie Berland as CMO
/ January 26, 2016 8:36 am
Twitter Taps Amex’s Leslie Berland as CMO

Variety reports "Twitter has hired Leslie Berland, a top marketing exec with American Express, as chief marketing officer. CEO Jack Dorsey announced her appointment Tuesday, coming amid a broader management shakeup at the social-media company.". Read More

Twitter stock slips more than 6% morning after executive shakeup
/ January 25, 2016 11:17 am
Twitter stock slips more than 6% morning after executive shakeup

VentureBeat reports "Twitter’s stock opened today down by more than six percent following the departure of five key players at the company. The departures so far include engineering vice president Alex Roetter, product vice president Kevin Weil, media head Katie Stanton, HR vice president Brian Schipper, and Vine head Jason Toff.". Read More

Twitter is now offering 30-second, skippable pre-roll ads
/ January 22, 2016 12:18 pm
Twitter is now offering 30-second, skippable pre-roll ads

Digiday reports "Twitter now has longer pre-roll video ads that can run for either 15 or 30 seconds, a big jump from the six-second standard it first adopted.". Read More

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