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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Ryan Tate
Gawker (14 July 2010)

“Running Twitter Inc. sounds like any entrepreneur’s dream: Cash flows freely. The press is smitten. Celebrity users abound. But CEO and co-founder Evan Williams is said to be on the verge of being ousted from his microblogging paradise.


These should be Williams’ glory days. Twitter is booming. The service recently announced 105 million registered users, which is roughly ten times its estimated user base from a year earlier when skeptics commonly derided the social network as a wasteland of lunch diaries from narcissists and cat pictures from shut-ins. In one year, traffic to Twitter.com more than doubled to 90 million people per month.”


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