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Erin Griffith

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Tech Writer, Fortune.com — Fortune
Covers:  business strategy, tech ipos, venture capital, apps, e-commerce companies, startups, new york city tech, adtech, social media, funding rounds, fundraising, investing trends, the occasional fun randomness, startup trends
Doesn't Cover: advertising case studies, ad campaigns, news our competitors have already covered

I'm a tech writer at Fortune. | My newsletter is Erin Griffith's Tribute to the Heroes of Business: tinyletter.com/eringriffith

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not professionally...

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

Recently the #muslimrage backlash was fairly hilarious

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Android (yes Android) phone, Macbook air, Google Docs, Skype, Wordpress

The Twitter Drama Isn't Over

fortune.com — Last week, Twitter board member Evan Williams drove the company's stock up a few percentage points by simply being asked a question: Can Twitter remain an independent company? Williams' answer, a "no comment," followed by a statement that Twitter's board will "consider the right options," sounded like a fiduciary duty statement to me.

Data Sheet-Tuesday, September 6, 2016

fortune.com — Last week, Twitter board member Evan Williams drove the company's stock up a few percentage points by simply being asked a question: Can Twitter remain an independent company? Williams' answer, a "no comment," followed by a statement that Twitter's board will "consider the right options," sounded like a fiduciary duty statement to me.

Data Sheet-Tuesday, August 30, 2016

fortune.com — There's a Silicon Valley backlash bubbling up. Not against the idea of Silicon Valley or what it represents, but against the actual geographic location. "," the Startups Try to Spread Outside of Silicon Valley Wall Street Journal reports. " Tech Workers Are Increasingly Looking to Leave Silicon Valley ," Quartz writes.

The Silicon Valley Backlash

fortune.com — There's a Silicon Valley backlash bubbling up. Not against the idea of Silicon Valley or what it represents, but against the actual geographic location. "," the Startups Try to Spread Outside of Silicon Valley Wall Street Journal reports. " Tech Workers Are Increasingly Looking to Leave Silicon Valley ," Quartz writes.

Why Silicon Valley’s Not Quite Boom Isn’t Quite a Bust

fortune.com — For the past year, the tech renaissance has been limping along-not exactly thriving, but not imploding, as many observers expected, either. Compared to the first half of last year, the amount of venture money pouring into startups this year is flat.

Data Sheet-Tuesday, August 23, 2016

fortune.com — Just over a month ago, I made a bet with a venture capitalist that Pokémon Go was a fad. I predicted it would begin falling in the app charts within the month. My rationale was that we've seen viral fad apps come and go many times before.

Pokémon Go Proves There's Still Hope for Consumer Internet Startups

fortune.com — Just over a month ago, I made a bet with a venture capitalist that Pokémon Go was a fad. I predicted it would begin falling in the app charts within the month. My rationale was that we've seen viral fad apps come and go many times before.

What Uber's Self-Driving Truck Deal Means

Today’s Internet Is a Toxic Wasteland

fortune.com — ?A Boom with a View? is a column about startups and the technology industry, written by Erin Griffith. Find them all here: fortune.com/boom. On ce upon a URL, the World Wide Web was a place of fantastic possibility. ­People went online to meet and befriend total strangers.

Staying Private Won't Hide Startups From Scrutiny

fortune.com — Last week, when I criticized the questionable " growth hacking " tactics of vegan mayonnaise startup Hampton Creek, I got some pushback from readers: "So what if they were buying their own product in stores to create the appearance of demand? The buybacks represented just 0.12% of the company's overall sales.
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Sep 23, 2016

RT @dissentingj: Reading polls re Clinton are revealing; she wins on all substantive measures, but people have "doubts." This is how job discrimination works

Sep 23, 2016

@CaballoBobbo a writer for the verge was simultaneously working for Apple for a month

Sep 23, 2016

🔥🔥🔥 tech news slack rooms everywhere 🔥🔥🔥

Sep 23, 2016

RT @holmesdm: Exercising your right to quiet, peaceful protest will get you more hate among NFL fans than being accused of rape... https://t.co/fXsa2HtGOJ


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