The Not-Curious-Case-of-The-Next-Web-Retweet-Curve

In response to this article on Forbes, I shall lean on the New York Times:

Zee Kane, the chief executive of The Next Web, said the company was aware of the accounts but had never paid for fake followers or retweets. He said a likely explanation was that the company had created a tool, called spread.us, that allows people to automatically tweet its content. He said the company stopped marketing that tool eight months ago because it did not add quality traffic to the site.

 
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Female Founders And Y Combinator

Paul Graham is back in the news, due in most part it now appears to unfortunate editing of some of his remarks. You can vet that controversy yourself. All that I will add is that Valleywag gets points in my book for giving Paul room to... Continue →