Emergency Pod! Twitter is reportedly building a paid subscription called “Twitter Blue” | E1216

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0:12 Secureframe – Get $2000 off at https://secureframe.com/offer/twist
1:40 Twitter gets its groove back, reportedly launching paid subscription called “Twitter Blue”
3:43 Jason rehashes his old Twitter takes from 2007-2009
9:19 Twitter/Jack Dorsey addressing paid subscription rumors on their Q2 2020 earnings call
12:16 Twitter Blue scoop, potential features at launch
15:05 Breaking down Twitter’s recent product innovations: Spaces, Super Follows, and Tip Jar
21:47 Twitter’s 2021 acquisition spree, aggressive growth projections
28:23 Twitter’s dicey history as a public company, revenue by year, will they hit their aggressive projections?

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Referenced in the show:
Variety – Twitter Targets 315 Million Daily Users by End of 2023, Expects to Double Revenue
https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/twitter-2023-projection-315-million-daily-users-doubling-revenue-1234915120/

Business of Apps – Twitter Revenue and Usage Statistics (2021)
https://www.businessofapps.com/data/twitter-statistics/

Calacanis.com blogs
https://calacanis.com/2007/05/14/i-would-pay-for-twitter-com/
https://calacanis.com/2008/05/23/twitter-pro-one-year-later-same-request/
https://calacanis.com/2008/01/02/the-three-business-models-that-make-twitter-a-billion-dollar-bus/
https://calacanis.com/2009/03/19/why-twitters-suggested-users-is-the-next-superbowl-ad-or-calacanis-offers-500k-for-three-years/

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