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Twitter’s Dick Costolo: We’re so much better than we were years ago



Can Twitter achieve its lofty 10-year goal of becoming a $14 billion business?

At the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo contended it could be, reiterating the elements of the company strategy first outlined at its Analyst Day last November, including an emphasis on initiatives to improve Twitter’s slow-growing userbase

Costolo pointed to new features that make Twitter more compelling for its 288 million monthly active users on a day-to-day basis. In late January, for instance, the company introduced private group messaging, a feature he explained fleshed out an “integral” piece of the Twitter experience: The ability to take a public conversation — that Super Bowl halftime show, criticism of suspended NBC anchor Brian Williams — and seamlessly transition that into a private discourse …

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