Evan Williams

(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The flock that feathered Twitter’s nest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is designed to open a window into the lives of people who muse about their activities, opinions and other things important to them. Here, then, are insights into some of […]


Twitter co-founder and former CEO Evan Williams (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Twitter’s Williams in line for biggest IPO jackpot

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams could take home the biggest jackpot once the company goes public. Williams, who was Twitter’s CEO for two years until Dick Costolo took over in 2010, owns a 12 percent stake […]


This screenshot taken from Twitter shows the company's posting on its official account Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.”  Twitter is taking advantage of federal legislation passed last year that allows companies with less than $1 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year to avoid submitting public IPO documents.  (AP Photo/Twitter)

Twitter flies from obscurity to the height of fame

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pope. President Obama. Queen Elizabeth. Oprah. You. When Twitter started seven years ago as an obscure medium for geeks, critics dismissed it as an exercise in narcissism. Some thought it […]



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