Why Did Twitter's CEO Get Fired?

Ryan Tate · 04/14/11 04:05PM

Twitter's longtime CEO Ev Williams was pressured out of his job, his spin to the contrary notwithstanding, multiple sources have told Fortune, corroborating what we've been saying for nine months. But why?

The Trouble at Twitter Inc.

Ryan Tate · 07/14/10 03:03PM

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.

Vicious Techies Devour Another Victim

Ryan Tate · 03/15/10 03:50PM

The geeks at South by Southwest look docile, but online they turn against mutual enemies with ruthless efficiency. This year's victim: Umair Haque, the Harvard wonk whose interview with Twitter's CEO just turned into a virtual stoning.

The Retreat of King Twitter

Ryan Tate · 10/21/09 11:30AM

With great power comes great responsibility, and with great responsibility comes great headaches. So after years as the hottest, most talked about startup in Silicon Valley, Twitter is ready to relinquish some control of the national conversation.

Twitter's 'Cyber Ghetto'

Ryan Tate · 08/06/09 01:54PM

Without a clear reason for being, Twitter is about to flail its way into a "cyber-ghetto" for the aimless, alongside second-tier social network MySpace. At least that's the argument of a provocative post from Cody Brown, NYU's new-media wunderkind.