Posts tagged with Biz Stone

Twitter Pro is long overdue, so why the wait?

I’ve previously written about Twitter Pro, the long-awaited premium version of Twitter for users that want more powerful features. Yet it remains out of sight, despite the noises made from the company that suggests they are working on something along these lines.

Twitter Pro is long overdue

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Memo to Twitter: keep the suggested user list

For some, it's a travesty. For others, it's a source of jealousy. And to a few, a spot on it is worth big bucks.

I'm talking of course about Twitter's suggested user list, or SUL. There's been so much talk about it that a few months ago, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone took the time to remind everyone why the SUL exists in the first place.

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Verified accounts are (finally) coming to Twitter

It took a lawsuit by Tony La Russa, the manager of an American professional baseball team, to convince Twitter that something had to be done about celebrity impersonators.

The obvious solution: verified accounts.

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Twitter co-founder says no to ads

twitterSpeaking at a conference today, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone told the audience not to expect to see ads anytime soon on the popular microblogging platform.

"There are a few reasons why we're not pursuing advertising--one is, it's just not quite as interesting to us." Stone said.

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How Twitter can make money from commercial accounts

In recent posts, I've discussed Twitter and the ways companies are attempting to use it to drive business.

As much as I think Twitter is one of the more interesting social media platforms out there, I'm admittedly skeptical about its ability to charge fees, especially when it comes to commercial accounts.

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