The inside story of Twitter

Smart Companies Radio talks to Nick Bilton, New York Times columnist and technology writer as well as author of Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship and Betrayal. The book details the founding of Twitter, focusing on the conflicts between its founders.

Bilton talks about his idea for the book, saying that he was intrigued by “a much deeper story of four guys who came together to build a technology… in the process they ended up tearing their friendship apart.” He says that in writing it he took a “murder mystery” approach, looking to tell a story that was “not the story everyone has been told.”

Listen to the full episode here.

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