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“What [someone] shares, how they behave, and with whom they connect on Twitter offers a unique insight into who they are as a professional, creating an opportunity to show why they’re a good candidate.”
Some of Twitter’s more confusing Internet jargon—hashtags, @ replies, and manual retweets—no doubt add to the initial confusion. But in the future, the service may do away some of its more perplexing and insular language.
Black Twitter is not a special website or a smartphone app. The hashtag #blacktwitter itself won’t necessarily lead you to it. It doesn’t exactly stick out among the trending topics on Twitter, even though it’s been known to cause a topic or two to trend. It is not exclusively black — there are blacks who don’t participate in it, and people of other races who do.
"Black Twitter brings the fullness of black humanity into the social network and that is why it has become so fascinating," said Kimberly C. Ellis, who has a doctorate in American and Africana Studies, tweets as @drgoddess and is studying Black Twitter for her upcoming book, "The Bombastic Brilliance of Black Twitter."”
Serve your Thanksgiving turkey with a side of Raspberry Pi and watch it tweet from the oven.
“Do you have a secret jail in your offices so your executives get at least one chance to see the inside of one? #AskJPM”
At the close of a successful IPO Twitter’s biggest challenge looms: How can it make itself appeal to everyone like Facebook?
But instead, when time came to pronounce Twitter public Thursday morning, a nine-year-old girl dressed in a “little bluebird” tutu dress appeared behind the bell. She is Vivienne Harr, who recently raised more than $100,000 to fight childhood slavery by spending 365 days behind a lemonade stand.
Check out Fast Company’s live blog and other Twitter coverage. Start here, with a guide to the IPO’s major players.
Twitter’s IPO is the big news today. Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann may be watching to see how it goes. He told Fast Company during yesterday’s Innovation Uncensored San Francisco that his company is nowhere near ready to go public. But Pinterest could take some tips from Twitter on how to become (or not become) profitable.