Well hello, you big Belmont boy. Photo: CSIRO. Hello Thursday. How’s your world? 1. Prospa boss says sorry Prospa chair Gail Pemberton has apologised to shareholders at the fintech’s first AGM as an ASX-listed company this week. Last week, the SME business lender, which listed on June 11 at $3.78 a share, announced… Read more »
Twitter will ban political advertising globally from next month, with founder and CEO Jack Dorsey arguing that the current regime has “significant ramifications that today’s democratic infrastructure may not be prepared to handle”. We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought.… Read more »
While conventional business thinking is to develop a product and launch it when its development is as close to perfect as it can be, Jack just launches a new product as early as he can.
Just a few weeks after leaving her post as VP of Twitter’s APAC business, Aliza Knox has been appointed chief operating officer of adtech startup Unlockd.
Myer creates ‘Catwalk to Cart’ live shopping platform for parade attendees at Melbourne Fashion Festival
RMyer has announced ‘Catwalk to Cart’, a new online platform offering a Tinder-like approach for guests attending the Myer runways to buy clothes.
The Government has announced it is set to open a new office for the CSIRO in San Francisco in order to boost the organisation’s engagement with the US.
Stackla has raised $4 million in a fresh funding round, with backing coming from existing investors Bailador Technology Investments.
For all its influence, Twitter, as a company, is in trouble. Big trouble. The network has always been too strange and too difficult for new users to get the hang of, and its growth has been slowing for a while. Now, according to an earnings report released on Wednesday, user growth has ground to a halt.
The level of discrimination in Australian workplaces is higher than the global average, according to a new report from HR firm Randstad. The latest Randstad Workmonitor report found that while 79 percent of Australian workers believe their business has an open and inclusive culture and 89 percent of workers value diversity in the workplace, one in four or 25 percent of Australian workers said they had been discriminated against on the basis of their gender,
Ecommerce software provider Bigcommerce has announced a partnership with Twitter that will allow clients to promote and sell products natively across Twitter.
‘Twitter may not yet be a broken company, but it sure is a hapless one. For most of its history, Twitter has been decried by its most ardent users as The Company That Is Not Facebook and thus something of a failure, despite its 83-percent revenue growth over the past 12 months.’ [Source: Pando.com]
Marlon Brando once complained that working on the set of a troubled film was like trying to do a crossword puzzle while falling down an elevator shaft. That description came to mind today because it fits perfectly a job in Silicon Valley that recently opened up: CEO of Twitter. [Source: Pando.com]
After that the “I’ll ride with you” hashtag took on a life of its own, and has been used for a variety of agendas, and the core purpose had somewhat diminished, until yesterday when social enterprise Getup! decided to use Kum’s original tweet as the inspiration to create a technology that connects people catching public transport fearful of doing so alone.
Twitter Australia has announced today that Twitter Ads are now available to small and medium sized businesses in Australia.