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Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone To Direct Short Film

Biz Stone, who co-founded Twitter alongside Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, is one of a group of celebrities who are teaming up with multiple Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard (Cocoon, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind) to make a short film, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.

Stone, who left Twitter in June of last year, and began his career as a graphic artist, says that he was drawn to the project because it allows him to scratch a longtime “creative itch”.

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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 Co-Founder Publishing Physical Artifact On Creativity

Did you know that Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is publishing a book?

Yes, we know he’s published a couple before on the topic of blogging: Blogging: Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content and Who Let The Blogs Out?, but THIS book will be different. We think.
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Tweeting Too Much Is “Unhealthy”, Says Twitter Co-Founder

How many times a day do you tweet?

Once or twice? Five to ten times? More? Well, if you’re devoting hours and hours to Twitter each and every day you might want to think about cutting back, as spending too long on the network might not be too good for your health.

And those aren’t my words. They’re the words of Twitter co-founder, Biz Stone.

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Biz Stone Clarifies Twitter’s Stance On Censorship And China

This guest post comes to us from tech blogger Will M. You can follow Will at @BetterPath.

“They should have asked me write that,” Biz Stone says about a blog post on that set off a global controversy. Twitter’s new technology is “a huge win for free speech” Biz insists, and regrets that people are only hearing “Twitter is censoring now” in the uproar around the post.
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Biz Stone Discusses Twitter’s Rotating CEOs, Open Culture And How To Teach Innovation

The Wall Street Journal scored an interview with Biz Stone today, discussing his new role as an advisor to M.B.A students at the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. But, as they often do, this interview with the recently departed Twitter co-founder also included picking Biz’s brains about how he would translate some of the lessons he learned at Twitter to help educate.
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Anti-Social Networking: When The Twitter Founders First Met Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg

Back in March I wrote about an interview Twitter co-founder (and now ex-employee) Biz Stone gave to Howard Stern about the early days of the company, which included a wry summary from Stone about a 2008 meeting he and fellow founder Evan Williams had with Mark Zuckerberg.

At the time Facebook had expressed an interest in buying Twitter (for a reported $500 million), and Stone talked about their awkward encounter with Zuckerberg.

“When talking to him it was weird,” Stone said. “He was one guy but it almost seemed he had 12 people in his head. He had already gone through every possible scenario that we could talk about.”

A new interview with Biz Stone on National Public Radio (NPR) was published this Saturday, and the transcript reveals more details about the Facebook meeting, as well as some tidbits from the early days of Twitter.

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Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Leaves Twitter To Join One Of Twitter’s Early Investors

Just last week, Biz Stone announced that he was leaving Twitter to work with fellow Twitter co-founder Ev Williams at the newly relaunched Obvious Corporation. Today, it looks like he’s added another task to his to do list: a strategic advisor role at Spark Capital.
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Biz Stone Is Leaving Twitter

Yet another Twitter co-founder is leaving the company. In a blog post penned Tuesday, Biz Stone has said that he will be leaving Twitter to work on other projects.
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Promoted Tweets: Do You Read Them? Do You Care?

Well, you knew it was going to happen eventually. Twitter has gone and created Promoted Tweets – you pay them and then your message gets sent out en mass.

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