Dick Costolo

No salary but $68,506 in compensation for Twitter CEO Dorsey

No salary but $68,506 in compensation for Twitter CEO Dorsey

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey did not take salary or stock options since he joined the struggling micro-blogging website last year and received personal and residential security costs totaling $68,506, a media report said on Saturday.

Apr 16, 2016, 16:51 PM IST
Twitter's 3Q report illustrates challenges facing new CEO

Twitter's 3Q report illustrates challenges facing new CEO

Twitter's losses are mounting as the messaging service struggles to expand its audience under recently hired CEO Jack Dorsey.

Oct 28, 2015, 03:12 AM IST
Jack Dorsey to continue as permanent CEO at Twitter

Jack Dorsey to continue as permanent CEO at Twitter

In July this year, the then CEO Dick Costolo had stepped down from his position and Dorsey was appointed as the interim CEO as the Board scouted for a new head.

Oct 05, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to stay chief: Report

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is expected to stay on as the company's chief, bringing an end to the company's plodding search for a top executive, according to a report on Wednesday.

Oct 01, 2015, 02:08 AM IST
Whoa! Twitter claims it's bigger than Facebook

Whoa! Twitter claims it's bigger than Facebook

 With the Facebook user base touching 1.49 billion - or roughly 20 percent of the world's population - can any social networking site claim to be bigger than this? Well, Twitter does.

Sep 19, 2015, 17:35 PM IST
Did Google elevate Sundar Pichai to thwart poaching by Twitter?

Did Google elevate Sundar Pichai to thwart poaching by Twitter?

Market is abuzz with speculations that Twitter tried to get Pichai on board as its CEO after Dick Costolo's resignation.

Aug 13, 2015, 10:00 AM IST

Mark Zuckerberg: Control your company to keep your job at Twitter

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that he thinks one doesn't has to be a founder to be a successful CEO, but that status can give a lot of advantages that people might otherwise miss out on.

Jul 02, 2015, 11:34 AM IST
Twitter's outgoing CEO's warning: Next boss faces complex challenges

Twitter's outgoing CEO's warning: Next boss faces complex challenges

Dick Costolo, the outgoing chief executive of Twitter, has warned that the next boss will have to manage an increasingly complex set of geopolitical challenges as well as the demands of Wall Street.

Jul 01, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Twitter's Indian-origin executive leaves company

Rishi Garg, the Vice President for Corporate Development and Strategy at Twitter, a role that put him in charge of the Mergers & Acquisition strategy, has announced his departure after a tenure of 13 months.

Jun 27, 2015, 09:33 AM IST

Traders bet on Twitter near-term gains as takeover chatter persists

Dick Costolo`s decision to step down as Twitter Inc`s chief executive last week failed to stem the weeks-long slide in the company`s shares, but options traders appear to be betting on a near-term rebound.

Jun 19, 2015, 09:21 AM IST

Twitter's Dick Costolo to step down as CEO in yet another shake-up

Costolo will be replaced by co-founder Jack Dorsey on an interim basis.

Jun 12, 2015, 09:55 AM IST
Twitter CEO Costolo out as growth pressure mounts

Twitter CEO Costolo out as growth pressure mounts

Twitter Inc said Dick Costolo is stepping down as chief executive and will be replaced by co-founder Jack Dorsey on an interim basis.

Jun 12, 2015, 06:01 AM IST
Twitter will defend voice of its users, says CEO Dick Costolo

Twitter will defend voice of its users, says CEO Dick Costolo

Amid a debate over freedom of speech on social media, Twitter today said it will make sure that the "voices" of its users are defended, even as it would make it harder for any "abuse" to take place from its platform.

Mar 24, 2015, 20:45 PM IST
Digital India initiative: Narendra Modi launches Twitter Samvad

Digital India initiative: Narendra Modi launches Twitter Samvad

To push the Digital India initiative further, Indian government in collaboration with social media platform Twitter launched Twitter Samvad today. This new service will now allow people to receive tweets as SMSes from government offices, including the Prime Minister's Office.

Mar 24, 2015, 20:29 PM IST
ISIS threatens 'real war' on Twitter, singles out co-founder Jack Dorsey

ISIS threatens 'real war' on Twitter, singles out co-founder Jack Dorsey

Frustrated over Twitter's policy of blocking the accounts linked to the jihadist group, the Islamic State supporters have threatened to kill the social media site's employees, especially mentioning the name of its co-founder Jack Dorsey.

Mar 02, 2015, 16:15 PM IST
Twitter CEO admits user base shrinking because platform 'sucks' at dealing with trolls

Twitter CEO admits user base shrinking because platform 'sucks' at dealing with trolls

Twitter's chief executive Dick Costolo has reportedly admitted that the micro-blogging platform "sucks" at addressing trolling and instances of abuse online, a leaked memo said.

Feb 06, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Twitter CEO wins breathing room from Wall Street critics

Twitter Inc`s forecast of re-accelerating user growth helped lift its stock on Thursday, but the goodwill will only temporarily take the heat off embattled Chief Executive Dick Costolo, analysts said.

Feb 06, 2015, 07:54 AM IST
Twitter in two minds over autoplaying videos on users' timeline

Twitter in two minds over autoplaying videos on users' timeline

 Social networking site Twitter is reportedly in two minds over autoplaying videos on its users' timeline.

Dec 17, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

Twitter considers crafting new apps, improving messaging

Twitter Inc is considering creating additional mobile applications beyond its core messaging service and ways of making it easier for newcomers to use its service, as it vies with Facebook Inc and other social media for smartphone users.

Nov 13, 2014, 00:12 AM IST

Islamic State threatened our employees: Twitter CEO

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has admitted that the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group threatened to kill his employees after their Twitter accounts were deleted.

Oct 11, 2014, 12:16 PM IST