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Sun Valley, Idaho—There was something more mellow about Allen & Co.’s Sun Valley conference this year. Maybe it was the dwindling press corps—whittled down in parallel with reporters’ access to executives over the years.
In the latest installment of The Information’s Free Agents series, we highlight several people who learned a tough lesson when someone who lured them into a big new job was ousted. That includes two people from Twitter and one at Yahoo.
As far as social networks are concerned, the most contested digital battle at the moment may be the land grab over mobile video. And while Facebook and YouTube are arguably better positioned because they’re bigger, Twitter is scrambling not to be left behind.