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Twitter is looking to hire engineers that will enable it to develop revenue-generating services and improve its security. The popular micro-blogging site is advertising for 27 positions which, if filed, would expand its headcount by approximately 20 per cent. Engineering and software developer functions account for around 20 of …

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They couldn't pay me enough ...

No way in hell I'd risk my name in the business working for those twits.

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Meh

Twitter still seems pointless to me and I don't see how it can make enough money to keep going realistically.

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Twitter is blocked at work, so i typed the url into my phone. However, the small matter of omitting the .html at the end meant I found a drug-fuelled german music fan instead - work may well have had something to say about that, rather than just blocking it!

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How would you get paid?

Presumably they need to get the "monetisation" (what we used to call cash-flow, or even "income") started before they have the monkey to pay these recruits. But they can't make any money until these people are recruited.

Still, I suppose IOU is only three characters out of the 140 that would appear on your tweet instead of a cheque.

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Job title.

"Manager, Network and Infrastructure Security"

At Twitter, I think that's more usually referred to as a "Post equine loss exit/entry latch operation consultant".

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