Posts Tagged ‘Dick Costolo’
Global domination doesn’t seem too far fetched for Twitter, according to its CEO.
At the Cannes advertising festival, Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo told audiences that Twitter will aggressively expand its advertising products to 50 countries worldwide by the end of 2012.
Twitter’s CEO, Dick Costolo, spoke to reporters in Tokyo today about Twitter’s plans to aggressively grow its presence in Japan.
Twitter is still a private company, and despite the rush of adrenalin that LinkedIn’s IPO and Facebook’s filing have given investors interested in social, it’s not likely to change that fact any time soon. Twitter has in place a limit on the amount of stock its employees and other shareholders may sell, limiting it to 20 percent of their shares. And not everyone is happy about this policy.
For those watching Twitter’s financials, CEO Dick Costolo’s answer to a media question yesterday about a possible IPO (initial public offering) of stock probably didn’t come as a surprise: don’t expect one in the near future.
In his “State of the Union” address to San Francisco journalists Thursday afternoon, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo gave some serious insight into where the company stands and where it’s going in the future.
Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo has big plans for his short messaging service. He’s hinted that advertising isn’t enough of a money-maker, and that Twitter leadership is considering tackling another business idea: commerce.
President Obama has named Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo as a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
#Dickbar is making its way onto, well, the actual Dickbar. Amid the confused users asking “What is this Dickbar?” (and thinking they’d like to stop by for a drink) are those reacting with vitriol at the latest addition to Twitter’s iOS apps for the iPhone, iPad and Mac. The bar (officially a “Quick Bar”) displays the latest trending topics (along with Promoted trends). The trending hashtag is named in honor of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo (though the entendre is clearly intended).
Dick Costolo just wrapped up his Mobile World Congress speech, and provided some interesting insights into what we can expect from Twitter in the next few months. He also defined its purpose and proposition clearly, clearing a hurdle he had encountered a few months ago when he took over the reigns as Twitter’s CEO.