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Twitter won't be able to turn its business around until it gets tough on trolls - RTE.ie;

Twitter won't be able to turn its business around until it gets tough on trolls - RTE.ie

RTE.ieTwitter won't be able to turn its business around until it gets tough on trollsRTE.ieLater this week Twitter will announce its third quarter financial results for 2016 and, in all likelihood, a further 300 job losses. For a high-visibility social network with income on an upward curve, this beggars belief. Year-on-year the first and ...and more »

What's the plan, Twitter? - Recode;

What's the plan, Twitter? - Recode

RecodeWhat's the plan, Twitter?RecodeBy the time the West Coast rolls out of bed on Thursday morning, we'll know whether or not Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has a plan. Maybe a plan toward profitability? Or a plan regarding management, including his own role running Twitter? Or at least a plan ...and more »

Twitter reportedly plans to slash up to 8 percent of its workforce - The Mercury News;

Twitter reportedly plans to slash up to 8 percent of its workforce - The Mercury News

The Mercury NewsTwitter reportedly plans to slash up to 8 percent of its workforceThe Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is reportedly planning to shed hundreds of jobs as early as this week, a move that would help the struggling tech firm cut costs after the possibility of a buyout failed to materialize. Bloomberg, citing people familiar with ...and more »

Twitter Prepares To Lay Off Roughly 300 People In Coming Weeks - Daily Caller

Twitter Prepares To Lay Off Roughly 300 People In Coming WeeksDaily CallerTwitter is planning on firing around 8 percent of its workforce roughly a week after other companies decided not to buy it. CEO Jack Dorsey dismissed approximately 336 employees last year as his first major decision at the helm of Twitter. He is ...and more »

Twitter is firing hundreds from its workforce again - Quartz;

Twitter is firing hundreds from its workforce again - Quartz

QuartzTwitter is firing hundreds from its workforce againQuartzThe microblogging site could fire 8% of its workforce as early as this week, anonymous sources told Bloomberg. Roughly 300 employees, mostly from the sales teams, could be fired around the time it reports earnings on Oct. 27. The move comes after the ...and more »

Jack Dorsey Says Twitter (TWTR) and Square Are Not Hard to Shift Between - TheStreet.com;

Jack Dorsey Says Twitter (TWTR) and Square Are Not Hard to Shift Between - TheStreet.com

TheStreet.comJack Dorsey Says Twitter (TWTR) and Square Are Not Hard to Shift BetweenTheStreet.comNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It's not difficult to switch his focus from social media to online payments as he simultaneously runs Twitter (TWTR) and Square (SQ), Jack Dorsey said during an interview at the Money 2020 conference with CNBC's Kayla Tausche ...and more »

Twitter is reportedly planning big-time layoffs - The Daily Dot;

Twitter is reportedly planning big-time layoffs - The Daily Dot

The Daily DotTwitter is reportedly planning big-time layoffsThe Daily DotReports of a Twitter buyout quickly ramped up this summer, only to be completely crushed by further claims that all the potential buyers had seemingly backed off. Now, Bloomberg reports that Twitter is poised to cut roughly 300 people from its ranks ...and more »

Twitter Could Lay Off Hundreds of Employees This Week - TheWrap;

Twitter Could Lay Off Hundreds of Employees This Week - TheWrap

TheWrapTwitter Could Lay Off Hundreds of Employees This WeekTheWrapTwitter could eliminate roughly 300 members of its workforce, which is about eight percent of the company, according to Bloomberg. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” Bloomberg reported that Twitter is still in the planning stages and the number ...and more »

Jack Dorsey defends decision to be CEO of both Twitter and Square - CNBC;

Jack Dorsey defends decision to be CEO of both Twitter and Square - CNBC

CNBCJack Dorsey defends decision to be CEO of both Twitter and SquareCNBCJack Dorsey, CEO of both Twitter and Square, said he does not have a problem wearing two hats, because the functions of both companies that he co-founded are "foundational." Addressing whether it's tough to juggle the challenges of social media and ...and more »

Jack Dorsey Prepares for Twitter's Nightmare Scenario - Vanity Fair;

Jack Dorsey Prepares for Twitter's Nightmare Scenario - Vanity Fair

Vanity FairJack Dorsey Prepares for Twitter's Nightmare ScenarioVanity FairThis year has been a tumultuous one for Twitter. A year into the return of Jack Dorsey as chief executive, Twitter's stock price has turned into a rollercoaster on acquisition rumors. Companies like Google, Salesforce, and Disney were all at one time ...and more »

Layoffs looming at Twitter, Goldman Sachs, Gannett - PR Daily (registration);

Layoffs looming at Twitter, Goldman Sachs, Gannett - PR Daily (registration)

PR Daily (registration)Layoffs looming at Twitter, Goldman Sachs, GannettPR Daily (registration)Twitter is apparently preparing itself for the next phase of its ongoing battle for survival by trimming its staff. On Monday, Bloomberg reported that the social media platform might soon lay off roughly 300 people, though the exact number and timing ...and more »

Twitter layoffs loom following lack of buyer interest - TechnoBuffalo;

Twitter layoffs loom following lack of buyer interest - TechnoBuffalo

TechnoBuffaloTwitter layoffs loom following lack of buyer interestTechnoBuffaloTwitter is reportedly gearing up to lay off roughly 300 employees, according to Bloomberg, which warned that figure could change. The move would mirror a similar action the company took last year when it cut 8 percent of staff; roughly 336 jobs. The ...and more »

Twitter Rumored to Cut 300 Employees This Week - Techvibes;

Twitter Rumored to Cut 300 Employees This Week - Techvibes

TechvibesTwitter Rumored to Cut 300 Employees This WeekTechvibesSources close to Twitter claim the company is planning to cut up to 300 jobs as early as this week. That amounts to about 8% of their workforce, the same percentage cut in 2015 when co-founder Jack Dorsey took over as CEO. The timing of this leak is ...and more »

Report: Twitter Planning Layoffs After Failing to Find a Buyer - New York Magazine;

Report: Twitter Planning Layoffs After Failing to Find a Buyer - New York Magazine

New York MagazineReport: Twitter Planning Layoffs After Failing to Find a BuyerNew York MagazineFor the past couple of months, Twitter has been trying to find a buyer before announcing their third fiscal quarter results. But nobody — including rumored suitors Google, Disney, and Salesforce — showed up, and now Twitter has to prepare to go it ...and more »

Report: Twitter to Lay Off Hundreds of Workers - Money Magazine;

Report: Twitter to Lay Off Hundreds of Workers - Money Magazine

Money MagazineReport: Twitter to Lay Off Hundreds of WorkersMoney MagazineTwitter may cut 8 percent of its workforce or about 300 people, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter. The job cuts could be announced before the company reports third-quarter earnings on Thursday, and the ...and more »

Twitter is reportedly laying off 300 employees - Mashable;

Twitter is reportedly laying off 300 employees - Mashable

MashableTwitter is reportedly laying off 300 employeesMashableTwitter is looking to trim costs. The company may soon cut 8 percent of its workforce, or about 300 people, Bloomberg reported Monday citing anonymous sources. The news comes after Twitter failed to secure a bid from a potential suitor. Disney ...and more »

Twitter Job Cuts: Here's Why 300 Twitter Employees Are In Danger Of Losing Their Jobs Soon - Tech Times;

Twitter Job Cuts: Here's Why 300 Twitter Employees Are In Danger Of Losing Their Jobs Soon - Tech Times

Tech TimesTwitter Job Cuts: Here's Why 300 Twitter Employees Are In Danger Of Losing Their Jobs SoonTech TimesTwitter might sack up to 300 employees, according to the latest reports. Read on to know the reasons for the radical axing of the company's workforce and to find out Jack Dorsey's plans for the near future. ( Bethany Clarke l Getty Images ). Advertisement.and more »

Twitter Planning More Layoffs (Report) - Hollywood Reporter;

Twitter Planning More Layoffs (Report) - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterTwitter Planning More Layoffs (Report)Hollywood ReporterThe job cuts could affect around 300 people, or 8 percent of the social media company's workforce. Twitter is planning to cut about 8 percent of its workforce, or about 300 staffers, Bloomberg News reported, citing people familiar with the situation ...and more »

Report: Twitter to Slash More Jobs Amid Sluggish Sales Growth - ETF Daily News (blog);

Report: Twitter to Slash More Jobs Amid Sluggish Sales Growth - ETF Daily News (blog)

ETF Daily News (blog)Report: Twitter to Slash More Jobs Amid Sluggish Sales GrowthETF Daily News (blog)Twitter app logo From Tyler Durden: More layoffs are coming for embattled social media giant Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), as the company struggles to balance its books following a failed attempt to find a buyer.and more »

Confirmed: Twitter is cutting 9% of its global workforce - Wired.co.uk;

Confirmed: Twitter is cutting 9% of its global workforce - Wired.co.uk

Wired.co.ukConfirmed: Twitter is cutting 9% of its global workforceWired.co.ukTwitter has an uncertain future. The rumoured sale of the company has yet to materialise and now it has confirmed nine per cent of its global staff will be made redundant. ADVERTISEMENT. In its latest earnings report Twitter announced a "restructuring ...and more »