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When the Easy Growth Is Over

A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.

Growth cycles come in waves, some bigger than others. 1,111 more words

Voices

The Tablet Story Isn't Over -- But It's Changing

A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.

It’s hard to argue with the narrative — larger phones are impacting tablet sales. 944 more words

Mobile

Twitter Cuts Off Employee Access to Its Metrics

At Twitter, size matters.

There’s no metric more important to the social network than the number of people that use the service — more specifically, its monthly active users, or MAUs. 475 more words

Social

The four types of users you need to grow a community

Over the past week, I spent some time trying to segment Volley’s user base. There is quite a bit of overlap between the segments, but I was able to identify the source of each member, and the impact of different types of users on the community’s growth. 929 more words

Startups

Rise of the machines: Up to 8.5% of Twitter users are robots

It’s become sort of a tradition on Wall Street every time Twitter releases an earnings statement to fret over the social network’s user base. At last count, Twitter had 271 million monthly active users, or less than a third of big brother Facebook’s billion-strong base.  437 more words

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