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Twitter to Dick Costolo in 2010: You're fired...sort of

"Hatching Twitter" reveals that the executive was briefly fired after a tense board meeting, just weeks before he became CEO, according to USA Today.

By Oct. 13, 2013


Twitter CEO Dick Costolo talks shop about the social network

As the company continues to grow, its CEO muses on the direction he wants to see Twitter take. And, no, it's not going public.

By May. 15, 2013


Twitter's Costolo: We have a 'truckload of money in the bank'

Chief executive Dick Costolo says the cash gives Twitter the luxury of not having to go public anytime soon.

By Jul. 11, 2012


Twitter CEO Dick Costolo talks censorship

In a live interview, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo talked about why Twitter announced it would withhold tweets when they violate a country's local laws.

By Jan. 30, 2012


Don't expect a Twitter Phone any time soon, says CEO Dick Costolo

Twitter boss Dick Costolo has denied that the company is working on its own-branded phone, preferring to work with manufacturers to make Twitter part of all their devices.

By Feb. 15, 2011


Twitter CEO heads to China to meet with officials

Twitter has been banned from China since 2009, but could be an extremely lucrative market for the service if the ban could be lifted.

By Mar. 17, 2014


Twitter CEO says great leaders don't worry about making friends

At TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, Dick Costolo spent 10 minutes explaining that leadership comes from not worrying what people think. And he didn't mention Twitter once.

By Sep. 9, 2013


Twitter: New user experience sucks, but will improve

Its revenue blew by expectations, but user growth slowed, leading to a stock drop after hours. Twitter admits it needs to make the user experience better to get new users to stay.

By Feb. 5, 2014


Twitter CEO: New board choice had to fill many gaps

In an on-stage interview, Dick Costolo says Twitter's pick of Marjorie Scardino wasn't just because she was a woman, but also because of her international and operational experience.

By Dec. 5, 2013


Twitter CEO points to product shake-up

Dick Costolo outlines four objectives for 2014, two of which represent major deviations from the status quo.

By Feb. 5, 2014