Power 50 Profile: Evan Williams, founder and CEO, Twitter

Power 50 Profile: Evan Williams, founder and CEO, Twitter

2009 Mobile Internet


The rise of Twitter has been the phenomenon of the internet over the last year, and is another landmark as it is a PC phenomena best used on a mobile phone for short updates, or ‘micro-blogging’.Williams is the co-founder of Twitter and has a history of internet start-ups behind him. Recent rumours that Apple and Google are interested in buying Twitter have highlighted its impact, and industry players say he has ‘taken the market by storm’ and ‘got Facebook on the run’.Williams has introduced Twitter email and Twitter search, and has become an influential player in a very short space of time, with millions of people ‘following’ and ‘tweeting’.

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