Tweets Are the New Black: NYT Reporter’s Twitter Book to Be Made for TV

Hopefully it’s more of a Netflix joint than a Lifetime one.
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In “Hatching Twitter,” a Billion-Dollar Company That Almost Wasn’t

The roots of the microblogging service are exposed in a new expository tale from New York Times columnist Nick Bilton.
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Amazon Celebrates the FAA’s “Nick Bilton Ruling” With One-Day Kindle Sale

Amazon said in a message on its homepage on Monday that it was running a one-day, 15-percent-off sale for its new line of Kindles to celebrate the Federal Aviation Administration’s recent reversal of a longtime policy that banned airplane passengers from using electronic devices during takeoff and landing. Nick Bilton, the New York Times journalist who had pushed for the change, received a shout-out from Jeff Bezos in the prepared remarks for Amazon’s third-quarter earnings report.

The NYT’s Nick Bilton Talks About His Book on IPO-Ready Twitter (Video)

It’s like a Spanish telenovela over there at the microblogging phenom, except it’s all dudes falling in and out of bromances.
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Jack Fights Back: Dorsey Rebuts Twitter Book Claims in New Yorker Profile

The Twitter co-founder presents a different version of how it all began.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: New iPads Ahead, HP’s “Pivotal Year” and Women at Twitter

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Bilton Book: Twitter’s Dick Costolo Was Fired (And Rehired) in 2010

Bet you didn’t see that one coming.
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Bilton Twitter Book — Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Almost Went to Facebook (And More!)

An excerpt from a forthcoming book on the birth of Twitter reveals surprising new details about the company’s founders. Some not so pretty.
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NYT Reporter’s Upcoming Twitter Book Hints at a Founding Tale of Palace Intrigue

A tech tale that can’t be told in 140 characters or less.
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You Really Might Be Boring Your Facebook Friends

A back-and-forth between Facebook and BuzzFeed obscures a more interesting point — lots of people may not be very interested in the stuff you post on Facebook.
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WikiLeaks Prank Targets New York Times