Tags: Twitter

Twitter Cofounder’s “New Media Platform” Medium Is Laying Off One-Third Of Its Staff, Closing Two Offices

Maybe it's confirmation that "new media" has it as hard as the "legacy" paper-based one; maybe it's just the Twitter curse, or maybe he is just genuinely unhappy with what his product turned out to be. Whatever the reason, Evan Williams cofounder of Twitter, announced that he is eliminating a third of the staff, and…

Donald Trump mocks intel agencies for failing to prove Russian hacking

In his most recent comment on Twitter, President-elect Donald Trump expressed his frustration with the intelligence community over the fact that it continues to delay a crucial briefing on the alleged Russian hacking of the US election. Trump’s comment appears to suggest that the entire narrative is made up and that the briefing delay is a…

Trump Bypasses Media With Direct YouTube/Twitter Distribution As Feud With Mainstream Outlets Rages

For the past year and a half the Trump team has played the mainstream media like a fiddle.  During the republican primary, he was granted millions of dollars of free air time as the unwitting mainstream outlets thought they were boosting one of Hillary's chosen "pied piper" candidates that could be easily defeated in the…

On Sunday, I tweeted… More specific, @twitter CEO @Jack Dorsey personally made call to restrict us; our advertising @blakehounshell @parscale https://t.co/NmvWwgc44X — Gary Coby (@GaryCoby) November 13, 2016   We had an “upfront deal” with Twitter, which is a common setup where we commit to spending a certain amount on advertising and in exchange receive…

Days after Twitter unleashed a purge of so-called “alt-right” accounts, deleting users without explanation, many speculated that this would lead to an angry backlash in which conservative pundits using Twitter would voluntarily leave the struggling social network in protest over Twitter’s suddenly rampant, and dubious, censorship. Overnight, this was confirmed when actor and prominent conservative…