For fans of juicy business bestsellers Modern China: All That Matterstoo Big To Fail, The Accidental Billionaires And Barbarians At The Gate: the first warts-and-all account of Twitter.
Since 2006, Twitter has grown from 100 obsessive users to more than 100 million today. But how did such a radical transformation happen in just five years, and what does it mean for business, politics and the internet?
With unprecedented access to some of the major players in this unique drama, acclaimed New York Times business and technology columnist Nick Bilton chronicles the key figures who helped build the company, and who ultimately struggled to manage the influence and power they had been handed. A business story like no other, it will shock, inspire and expose.
Or, in 140 characters, Hatching Twitter How a company built on betrayal and battles for power became a multibillion dollar business and accidentally changed the world.
About the Author
Nick Bilton writes about business and technology for the New York Times. His reporting generates millions of page views for the Times website each month, and covers a range of topics including the future of technology, privacy, legislation and the social impact of the Web on our culture and media. He is a regular guest on all the major TV and Radio networks in the US and the UK, including BBC News, and is a highly sought-after speaker at conferences around the world.