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Former Twitter Product Chief Quits After Demotion

Former Twitter Product Chief Quits After Demotion

Twitter’s former head of product Daniel Graf is leaving the company.

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Twitter’s Head of News Quits (After Less Than a Year)

Twitter's Head of News Quits (After Less Than a Year)

Vivian Schiller, Twitter’s inaugural news chief, has stepped down from her role at the company after less than 12 months on the job.

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Twitter Diversity Statistics: 70% Male Globally, 59% White, 29% Asian in U.S. [REPORT]

Twitter Diversity Statistics: 70% Male Globally, 59% White, 29% Asian in U.S. [REPORT]

How important is diversity in the workplace? A KelloggInsight report documented how better decisions are made by diverse businesses, while Catalyst noted that Fortune 500 companies with the highest representation of women board directors outperformed those with the least by 53 percent.

Now, Twitter has released data that reveals the company’s ethnic and gender diversity, and it makes for interesting reading.

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Activist Groups Petition Twitter to Reveal Its Workplace Diversity

Activist Groups Petition Twitter To Reveal Its Workplace Diversity

Twitter is being pressured by several civil rights groups to reveal a report of its workplace diversity, following similar reports from companies like Google, Facebook, Yahoo and LinkedIn.

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Another Major Departure For Twitter As Head Of Media Leaves

Another Major Departure For Twitter As Head Of Media Leaves

Twitter’s head of media in North America, Chloe Sladden, is leaving the company.

The news, which wasn’t entirely unexpected, came via a series of tweets from Sladden, who departs following the resignation of COO Ali Rowghani.

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Twitter VP Of Product Michael Sippey Steps Down

Twitter VP Of Product Michael Sippey Steps Down

Twitter’s Vice President of Product Michael Sippey, who has been with Twitter since 2012, is leaving the company to “figure out what’s next”, he writes on his blog.

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Post IPO, How Many Twitter Employees Are Now Millionaires?

Post IPO, How Many Twitter Employees Are Now Millionaires?

Twitter’s initial public offering (IPO) was, by all accounts, a huge success. The company sold millions of shares at its asking price of $26 dollar a piece and, at the time of writing, has a market capitalisation of $23.96 billion.

Of course, Twitter is still, relatively, a small company, and with that amount of cash being pumped into the firm, a lot of people did rather well. Indeed, by one estimate, some 1,600 Twitter employees are now millionaires or better. That’s the good news. The bad? Collectively, they owe more than two billion dollars in tax.

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A Graphical Look At Twitter Employees’ Interactions On Twitter [INTERACTIVE MAP]

Data visualization is at an all-time high, as graphic designers and web whizzes compute cooler and cooler ways to display the infinite stream of data flying around the Internet daily.

Find of the week: designer Santiago Ortiz created a data visualization examining how all the people who work at Twitter interact on – well, Twitter.

Check it out, below.

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If It Really Wants To Succeed, Twitter Needs To Hire More Female Executives

A study from Dow Jones VentureSource last week looked at how women are shaping modern businesses, and found that startup companies with a high percentage of female executives are generally more successful than those who skew overwhelmingly towards men.

The survey analysed more than 20,000 companies, and Glam Media, a lifestyle content creator which runs a number of websites, was singled out for high praise amongst all startups, as 29 percent of its 28 executives are female.

Which contrasts somewhat sharply with Twitter, which has the heady total of one senior female executive within its roster.

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Twitter Now Employs More Than 1,000 People

1,046 to be precise. Which means that the firm has been on a serious hiring spree.

Back in January, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said that Twitter employed “about 900 people”. I’ve been tracking the company’s staff roster pretty closely for a number of years now and, by looking at the rate of employee acquisition since 2008, I concluded that Twitter should have been sorting out the paperwork for its 1,000th employee “within about six months”, which turned out to be a pretty good guess.

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