Skip to comments.Twitter co-founder Stone joins Huffington Post (hired to 'do good and give back')
Posted on 03/14/2011 11:12:52 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
NEW YORK, (AP) -- AOL says Biz Stone, one of the founders of messaging service Twitter, is joining AOL and its recent acquisition The Huffington Post Media Group as an adviser on "social impact and cause-based initiatives."
AOL Inc. CEO Tim Armstrong said Monday that Stone will be advising on "using innovative approaches to do good and give back."
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Watch this deal carefully. I have a feeling something is afoot at AOLHUFFPOTIMEWARNER. I smell blood in the water.
Give back? What did he take?
So.... commit sepukku using a borrowed knife.
Stone is a resident of Berkeley, California. He graduated from Wellesley High School in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Stone is a vegan.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has been tapped by AOL as a “strategic adviser,” the company announced today.
Stone’s official title is “strategic adviser for social impact.” In that role, he will be helping AOL “develop a platform to facilitate people doing service in their communities [and] rally other companies to invest in and deploy best corporate practices.” He will also be developing a video series discussing philanthropic and corporate-responsibility efforts on the part of companies and executives.
“My goal in partnering with AOL and The Huffington Post Media Group is ambitious but vitally important,” Stone said in a statement. “Together we will rally companies to think about new ways of doing business, share best practices, and strive for positive impact at all levels—from global to local.”
Twitter is 5? wow, where did all the time go?
Twitter, a five-year-old changing the world
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) At five years old, Twitter is just starting to change the world.
Co-founder Jack Dorsey fired off the first tweet on March 21, 2006. It read “just setting up my twttr.” It was Dorsey who proposed the idea for Twitter while working with Biz Stone and Evan Williams at podcasting company Odeo.
Since then, Twitter has been embraced as a forum for sharing anything from a favorite lunch spot to violations of civil rights and calls for revolution.
pretty lofty goal..
If he lives in Berkeley he also has a nipple ring, a water bed, and a prescription for medical marijuana.
Liberal garbooge and the hi IQ people dumb enough to fall for it. This kid grew up pampered in Wellesley, Massachusetts where Hillary went to school at Wellesley College
Several editors have left existing AOL content properties after this merger.