Jerry Murdock took time out of his busy schedule as the Co-founder and Managing Director of Insight Venture Partners, to speak exclusively with genConnect at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Murdock touched on a variety of subjects — but one in particular was his views on Twitter.com. Murdock led his firm to invest in Twitter, the information-network website run by Biz Stone and Evan Williams. In addition to referring to Twitter as a “water cooler on steroids,” Murdock dived deep into the tool’s unique value.
Check back for more on our interview with Jerry Murdock. We also interviewed Mimi Ito at the Aspen Ideas Festival, which will be aired soon, too!
Your Cheat Sheet on Three Types of Social Interactions on Twitter:
1) A notable or famous person broadcasting to many.
2) Threaded conversations – which is signified by a hashtag, #, or a word
3) Spreadable micro-blogging – which is disseminated through re-tweeting, or “RT”