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Hatching Twitter Summary

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Hatching Twitter Summary

How a Fledgling Startup Became a Multibillion-Dollar Business & Accidentally Changed the World, aka A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, & Betrayal

“It’s good to have friends in business” – a famous maxim claims – “but you shouldn’t go into business with your friends.”

You can learn this the easy way or the hard way. If experiencing it personally is the hard way, then learning from other people’s fortunes and misfortunes must be the easy one.

This summary goes over the main points of one such story. And it’s certainly easier to read few hundred words than 300 pages! You’ll uncover the history of power struggles going on behind Twitter’s closed doors either way.

So, why don’t you?

Who Should Read “Hatching Twitter”? And Why?

With over 300 million active users monthly, it’s an understatement to say that Twitter is big. As a matter of fact, it’s huge!

Let us rephrase that: it’s gigantic! It’s one of the ten most-visited websites, handling billions of search queries per day and bringing revenue of over $2.5 billion!

Having in mind all this data, it’s easy to forget that only a decade ago, Twitter didn’t even exist. “Hatching Twitter” is all about how it all started and how it got to become so large. This comes at a price, though, as power and money reshape attitudes, and friendships turn to enmities.

It’s one of those unlikely fiction-like stories which actually happened. So, it’s safe to say that this book will captivate the imaginations of many. It has everything: letdowns and triumphs, betrayals and comebacks.

Investors and entrepreneurs will certainly enjoy it. Those who like books like “The Everything Store” or “Steve Jobs” – even more. But, even if you merely want a good thriller about corporate power struggles – you should have a look at “Hatching Twitter.”

About Nick Bilton

Nick Bolton

Nick Bilton is a British-American journalist and author of three well-received books: “Hatching Twitter,” “I Live in the Future & Here’s How It Works,” and, most recently, “American Kingpin.”

A former columnist for The New York Times, he is currently a Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair and a contributor at CNBC.

The rights for “Hatching Twitter” were bought by Lionsgate and, according to recent reports, the book is in the final stages of adaptation as a TV series.

“Hatching Twitter Summary”

Ready for a fascinating corporate story? Complete with all the narcissism and juicy details you would expect from the best ones?

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