Cheers erupted at the word “tweet.”
In the basement of Twitter’s office in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, dozens of Twitter employees and guests celebrated when Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton called out her opponent Donald Trump’s habits on the microblogging site.
“A man who can be provoked by a tweet should not have his fingers anywhere near nuclear codes,” Clinton said onstage at Hofstra University Monday during the first presidential debate.
It wasn’t glowing commentary for Trump, but it was the clear indication of the significant role Twitter has played this election that inspired enthusiasm inside Twitter’s office — as well as by executives, like Twitter’s Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto, online. Read more…