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Posts Tagged ‘Medium’

Twitter Employees Get Early Access To New Blogging Platform

Chalk this up to yet another reason to want to work at Twitter: early access to cool new blogging platforms.

Sure, the odds were stacked in their favor with the platform being run by one of Twitter’s co-founders, but still. You know you’re jealous.

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Even If Twitter ISN’T Killing Off Posterous, It Certainly Doesn’t Seem To Care About It

You know that Twitter owns Posterous now, yet you continue to blog there because you’re a risk taker or possibly a hardcore platform devotee, or maybe you just really like the name “posterous.”

Regardless of why you stay, you obviously ignored our warnings to move (is the point).

Well, like it or not, you should really listen to us this time and consider moving elsewhere because Posterous doesn’t seem to be high on anyone’s priority list at Twitter right now and that can’t be good.

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Twitter Co-Founders Talk API, Obvious Corp And Medium At TechCrunch Disrupt

Biz Stone and Evan Williams were on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt to talk about their new publishing platform, Medium and, of course, their cleverly named company Obvious Corp (obviously).

And they also talked Twitter for a bit. They discussed their lack of a business model for a good stretch of time, and they also touched on THE topic among Twitter developers: Twitter’s API.

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Twitter Co-Founders Preview @Medium Project, Propose To Rethink Online Publishing

Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone have been busy bees at Obvious, the umbrella corporation they founded to “do various things”, one of which was a secret project that Williams hinted at back in March of last year.

Yesterday, Williams announced Medium, a new tool that aims to rethink online publishing and allow people to “choose the level of contribution they prefer”.

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Twitter Targets Small, Medium Businesses with New Ad Platform

Twitter needs to make some money this year. As eMarketer predicts, Twitter will make $150 million in advertising revenue this year – and the company is doing everything they can to get there. While most of us have seen Promoted Tweets from big name companies like Coca-Cola, Dell and Ford, Twitter is shifting gears a bit and starting to focus on small- and medium-sized businesses for its advertising products.
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