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Twitter co-founder Dorsey to stay at helm

Oct 06, 2015 - 10:45 AM

Twitter says Jack Dorsey who has been interim CEO since June will stay permanently at the helm of Twitter while remaining chief executive of Square the digital payments firm he founded

Former Twitter CEO Richard Dick Costolo (L), Chariman and current CEO Jack Dorsey (3-L), CFO Mike Gupta (4-L) and co-founders Evan Willaims (2-R) and Christopher Isaac 'Biz' Stone (R) as trading starts at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, New York, USA. File Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

CEO search delay underscores woes at Twitter

Sep 20, 2015 - 1:50 PM

The San Francisco messaging platform has been searching for a new leader since Dick Costolo announced on June 12 he was stepping down with co founder Jack Dorsey holding the job on an interim basis since July 1

COSTOLO. A file picture dated 20 June 2012 of Twitter CEO Richard Dick Costolo attending a Twitter seminar during the 59th edition of the International festival of creativity, Cannes Lions in Cannes, France. File Photo by Sebastien Nogier/EPA

Twitter CEO Costolo out as growth pressure mounts

Jun 12, 2015 - 9:20 AM

The shake up comes amid rumors that Costolo is under tremendous pressure from investors to prove his worth by ramping ranks of Twitter users and revenues brought in by the globally popular one to many messaging service

COSTOLO. A file picture dated 20 June 2012 of Twitter CEO Richard Dick Costolo attending a Twitter seminar during the 59th edition of the International festival of creativity, Cannes Lions in Cannes, France. Photo by Sebastien Nogier/EPA

How Twitter wants to help Indonesia deal with disasters

Mar 27, 2015 - 12:38 AM

But how do you do that in a country where less than 30 of the population is online?

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla (right) greets Twitter CEO Dick Costolo on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Photo by Gatta Dewabrata/Rappler

Twitter revenue nearly doubles, user growth misses mark

Feb 06, 2015 - 7:47 AM

UPDATED About 80 of the people using Twitter monthly connect with the service using mobile devices

Twitter flies on surprisingly strong numbers

Jul 30, 2014 - 11:25 AM

Despite a widening loss adjusted results point to a modest profit of US 15 million which is better than expected

TWITTER. File photo of an official Twitter account on a smartphone, pictured in The Hague, The Netherlands, 07 November 2013. Lex Van Lieshout/EPA

Twitter to keep up efforts on China: CEO

May 29, 2014 - 11:25 AM

Costolo tells listeners at the Code Conference conference that his recent visit to China let him talk with Chinese companies that advertise on Twitter about working together

TWITTER. A photo of an official Twitter account on a smartphone, pictured in The Hague, The Netherlands, 07 November 2013. Lex Van Lieshout/EPA

Twitter tumbles as user growth disappoints

Apr 30, 2014 - 7:34 AM

Despite a jump in revenues Twitter shares sink due to lower than expected user growth

Twitter CEO in China 'to learn more'

Mar 17, 2014 - 9:36 PM

The US firm said chief executive Dick Costolo is visiting China because he wants to learn more about the Chinese culture and the country s thriving technology sector

SHARES UP. Twitter shares have risen to US$66.32 since December. File photo by Fred Tanneau/AFP

Twitter takes hit as user growth disappoints

Feb 06, 2014 - 8:48 AM

Even more disconcerting in the eyes of some analysts was that the typical amount of time people spent checking out timelines at Twitter actually dropped

SHARES UP. Twitter shares have risen to US$66.32 since December. File photo by Fred Tanneau/AFP

Fast facts on Twitter's rise

Oct 04, 2013 - 8:50 AM

Get some fast facts about Twitter to commemorate its IPO filing

TWITTER TRUTHS. Learn more about how Twitter grew in popularity, as well as who heads it.