Episode 025: Twitter and Taylor

Ben and James discuss Twitter and its strategic options, as well as YouTube’s new music service, Taylor Swift and Spotify, plus the special return of the garbage truck song.


  • Twitter Sharpens Its Strategy to Win Over Investors – Wall Street Journal
  • Ben Thompson: There are Two Twitters; Only One is Worth Investing In – Stratechery
  • Ben Thompson: Twitter’s Marketing Problem – Stratechery
  • Daniel Ek: $2 Billion and Counting – Spotify
  • Taylor Swift: For Taylor Swift, the Future of Music Is a Love Story – Wall Street Journal
  • Ben Thompson: What Taylor Swift Gets Right – Stratechery (members-only)


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