Felix Salmon

Understanding Twitter’s valuation

By Felix Salmon
February 10, 2011

Count me in with Paul Kedrosky: there’s something extremely irritating about Shira Ovide’s Deal Journal blog post this morning kvetching about how high the mooted valuation of Twitter is.

Twitter datapoint of the day

By Felix Salmon
November 17, 2010

I work for a global information company which makes billions of dollars a year selling valuable data to banks, hedge funds, and other people in the financial markets, often at very high prices: $2,000 a month or even more.

Holding corporate tweets to a higher standard

By Felix Salmon
June 28, 2010

“NO,” shouts Joe Weisenthal today at Clusterstock, “The Supreme Court Did Not Just Strike Down Sarbanes-Oxley.” Well, of course it didn’t: it’s just an obscure auditing board which was deemed unconstitutional. So why would anybody think otherwise? Maybe because of this:

Why companies will stick with Twitter

By Felix Salmon
June 21, 2010

I was offline for much of Friday for various reasons, with the World Cup not even being the main one. Instead, I was across the street from Reuters, at the Nasdaq, sitting on one panel and giving a keynote speech to a group of financial PR professionals interested in social media in general, and Twitter in particular.