Hatching Twitter

Hatching Twitter

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A New York Times bestseller Ev told Jack he had to a€œchill outa€ with the deluge of media he was doing. a€œIta€™s bad for the company, a€ Ev said. a€œIta€™s sending the wrong message.a€ Biz sat between them, watching like a spectator at a tennis match. a€œBut I invented Twitter, a€ Jack said. a€œNo, you didna€™t invent Twitter, a€ Ev replied. a€œI didna€™t invent Twitter either. Neither did Biz. People dona€™t invent things on the Internet. They simply expand on an idea that already exists.a€ Despite all the coverage of Twittera€™s rise, Nick Bilton of The New York Times is the first journalist to tell the full storya€”a gripping drama of betrayed friendships and highstakes power struggles. The four foundersa€”Evan Williams, Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey, and Noah Glassa€”made a dizzyingly fast transition from ordinary engineers to wealthy celebrities. They fought each other bitterly for money, influence, publicity, and control as Twitter grew larger and more powerful. Ultimately they all lost their grip on it. Biltona€™s unprecedented access and exhaustive reporting have enabled him to write an intimate portrait of four friends who accidentally changed the world, and what they all learned along the way.On Twitter people can only send 140character updates at a time; printed books have their own character limits, too. ... and e mails and took thetime tosit for interviews for this book, especially Ev, Biz, Jack, Goldman, Noah, Bijan, Fred, Fenton, and Dick. ... Claire Cain Miller, TrudyMuller, Tim Oa#39;Reilly, CarolynPenner, Nicole Perlroth, MeganQuinn, Narendra Rocherolle, Jennifer Rodriguez, Evelyn Rusli, anbsp;...

Title:Hatching Twitter
Author:Nick Bilton
Publisher:Penguin - 2013-11-05


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