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    1. FT Alphaville

      August 24, 2015

      So this is how internet liberty dies? With thunderous spam filters

      Twitter has a problem. Having tried for years to shape the Twittersphere in the image of a “public sphere”, the company...

    2. August 24, 2015

      Start-up trumps Facebook in connecting EM customers to internet

      A start-up is quietly challenging Facebook’s efforts to connect emerging market consumers to the internet, signing up...

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    1. August 21, 2015

      How the ‘millisecond market’ can deter tech IPOs

      “Phew!” tweeted Anthony Noto, then Goldman Sachs’ head of technology investment banking. He had successfully helped...

    2. August 20, 2015

      High-flying Twitter comes back to earth

      Twitter has come crashing back to earth. Shares of the social media company known for its 140 character messages slid...

    3. August 18, 2015

      Deutsche Telekom executive calls for online advertising subsidy

      A Deutsche Telekom executive has called for internet companies such as Google and Facebook to subsidise users’ mobile...

    4. August 14, 2015

      Twitter: Jack up the stock

      From his Park Avenue bunker in November 2008, Vikram Pandit bought $6.9m of stock in Citigroup. The chief executive’s...

    5. August 13, 2015

      Hashtag clubs bring comfort and clout

      About to jet off on holiday? Do not leave a dirty nappy in the pocket of the seat in front. I say this not just because...

    6. August 10, 2015

      Twitter shares rise 9% as company insiders buy stock

      Twitter’s interim chief executive and other company insiders have bought about $1.5m of stock in the messaging...

    7. FT Alphaville

      August 6, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Economic lessons from ancient Greece. - A way forward for the centre left on deficits. -...

    8. August 3, 2015

      China concerns bring Apple down to earth

      Apple’s share price took a 2.5 per cent hit on growing investor concerns about its growth in China, in a glum Monday...

    9. August 3, 2015

      Interact with a wider circle and your ideas will take flight

      The poet Rainer Maria Rilke wrote: “I live my life in widening circles, that reach out across the world.” Widening...

    10. July 31, 2015

      Twitter: the start-up that never grew up

      Within days of taking over as Twitter’s interim chief executive, Jack Dorsey gave his leadership team an assignment:...

    11. FT Alphaville

      July 31, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Destination unknown: Increasing the minimum wage and the lure of machines. - The Economist plays...

    12. July 29, 2015

      Facebook: peerless network

      The day after the release of Twitter earnings, ritual indignity overflows for the hobbling messaging service. First its...

    13. July 29, 2015

      Anadarko jumps after earnings surprise

      Investors pushed shares of Anadarko Petroleum higher after the US oil and gas company reported an unexpected profit in...

    14. July 29, 2015

      Russia’s cyberwarriors use Twitter to hide intrusion

      Russian hackers are using Twitter as an ultra-stealthy way of concealing their intrusions into sensitive Western...

    15. FT Alphaville

      July 29, 2015

      Twitter's active user problem

      This is Twitter’s stock performance on Wednesday: Which compares to a general performance since IPO that looks like...

    16. July 29, 2015

      Jack Dorsey says he will spare no sacred cows at Twitter

      As Twitter’s quarterly conference call with analysts began, Jack Dorsey laughed as he played with his iPhone. The...

    17. July 28, 2015

      Twitter: low altitude

      Twitter’s next management team — or Google’s, or Softbank’s, or whichever suitor might eventually buy the social...

    18. July 28, 2015

      Twitter shares slide on user concerns

      Twitter’s long-running difficulties in attracting a wider audience will get worse before they get better, its...

    19. July 28, 2015

      More than 450 staff fly Twitter’s nest

      More than 450 employees left Twitter in the past year, according to a Financial Times analysis, as the messaging...

    20. July 26, 2015

      Instagram: Retail’s holy grail

      Over the past few weeks, Clodagh Pickavance’s followers on Instagram have seen her posing in a classic Fred Perry polo...

    21. July 16, 2015

      Social media aim for US politicians’ marketing budgets

      When Scott Walker announced he was running to be the Republican candidate for US president this week, he posted a...

    22. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2015

      Twitter leads suitors

      Or, at least, it might according to the ECB’s Huina Mao, Scott Counts and Johan Bollen. Naturally, this breaks down in...

    23. July 15, 2015

      Netanyahu fights the Iran nuclear deal with Farsi tweets

      I wonder who advised Benjamin Netanyahu on his latest round of Twitter diplomacy. It must have been someone with...

    24. July 14, 2015

      Twitter shares spike on fake bid story

      Twitter shares briefly spiked in early New York trading after a fake online news story claimed the messaging company...

    25. FT Alphaville

      July 14, 2015

      Bloomberg spoof alert! Google is not buying Twitter (today)

      Watch out for the fake Bloomberg story titled “Twitter Attracts Suitors”. Aside from the single byline of an unlikely...

    26. July 9, 2015

      The Wimbledon trick shot that rang out across social media

      Front of house at Wimbledon is all about tradition — strawberries and cream, tennis whites and celebrities in the Royal...

    27. July 8, 2015

      FBI warns it cannot crack Isis encryption

      The FBI’s tools to fight terrorism were becoming ineffective in the face of increasingly sophisticated encryption by...

    28. July 1, 2015

      Hashtag war erupts between Saudi supporters and opponents of Isis

      A war of words has erupted on Twitter between Saudis trying to dissuade would-be suicide bombers and supporters of...

    29. June 23, 2015

      Instagram to make it easier to discover trends

      Instagram will make it easier for users to discover what is trending on the photo-sharing app and new people to follow,...

    30. June 23, 2015

      Regulators push to sever link between research and trading

      Of the 40 or so research analysts who have covered tech company Twitter in 2015, only two houses have written sell...

    31. June 22, 2015

      Twitter hires executive search firm to help find new chief

      Twitter will press on with its search for a new chief executive with a “sense of urgency” after the resignation of Dick...

    32. June 18, 2015

      Twitter hires editors to catch lightning

      Twitter is assembling a group of journalists to curate content on the messaging platform, the latest technology company...

    33. FT Alphaville

      June 17, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Delivery wars, commence! - Who could buy Twitter? - Two illustrative Greek crisis charts. -...

    34. June 14, 2015

      Distinctive ways to use Twitter for success in the workplace

      If you still measure your success on Twitter by the number of followers you have or Tweets you post, you are not as...

    35. June 14, 2015

      Prince Alwaleed calls for new Twitter chief executive

      Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of Twitter’s earliest and biggest shareholders, said he did not support Jack Dorsey...

    36. June 12, 2015

      Costolo’s departure leaves Twitter’s woes unresolved

      Dick Costolo is at pains to present his departure from the helm at Twitter as an orderly transition. It was anything...

    37. June 11, 2015

      Twitter: empty nest

      It is easier to change chief executives than to change strategies. This is what Twitter is about to find out as it...

    38. June 11, 2015

      Twitter chief executive Costolo quits

      Dick Costolo is quitting as Twitter chief executive after failing to transform the messaging platform into a product...

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