- Dick Costolo told his more than 1 million followers to control their expectations of his speech
- — dick costolo (@dickc)Mon, Mar 18 2013 15:55:37Prepare to be underwhelmed: http://www.michigandaily.com/news/costolo-give-commencement-address …ly.com/news/costolo-give-commencement-address
- The reaction on Twitter was overwhelmingly positive.
- — zander lurie (@zlurie)Mon, Mar 18 2013 15:58:53Black market tickets on eBay make Rose Bowl fever look timid “@dickc: Prepare to be underwhelmed: http://www.michigandaily.com/news/costolo-give-commencement-address …ly.com/news/costolo-give-commencement-address”
- — Neil Shah (@nvshah)Mon, Mar 18 2013 16:06:56Going to be the hottest ticket in Ann Arbor - @dickc announced as commencement speaker at U of M. http://www.michigandaily.com/news/costolo-give-commencement-address?page=0,0 …ly.GoBluews/costolo-give-commencement-address?page=0,0 #GoBlue
- — Roy Manning (@CoachRoyM)Mon, Mar 18 2013 18:09:27Pretty cool to hear the CEO of Twitter say he's a "Michigan Man". A Must Read. Check this out: http://www.michigandaily.com//news/costolo-give-commencement-address …ly.commichigandailyo-give-commencement-address via @michigandaily
- — Julia Shi (@sushiwithaj)Mon, Mar 18 2013 14:27:23can't wait to hear @dickc speak at our @umich commencement! http://www.michigandaily.com//news/costolo-give-commencement-address …ly.com//michigandailygimgogradencement-address … via @michigandaily #mgograd
- Many on Twitter seemed to know who Dick Costolo was but didn't realize he was a University alum.
- — Siwei Shen (@SiweiShen)Mon, Mar 18 2013 17:25:59I seem to only work for companies whose CEO is Michigan alumnus: http://www.michigandaily.com/news/costolo-give-commencement-address …ly.com/news/costolo-give-commencement-address
- — Nayoung Won (@theyoungwon)Mon, Mar 18 2013 14:05:31After graduating from @umich, (now) Twitter CEO tried his luck as a standup comedian #whowouldathunk http://www.michigandaily.com//news/costolo-give-commencement-address …lygobluenews/costolo-give-commencement-address #goblue
- While most people--on Twitter-- seemed happy with the commencement choice, some also expressed disappointment.
- — Michael Boss (@iammikeboss)Mon, Mar 18 2013 17:15:44While I was really praying for Charlie Sheen or Will Ferrell as a commencement speaker, I guess I can settle with Dick Costolo #twitterman
Students, tech scene react to Costolo commencement announcement
Twitter reacted quickly to the news that the CEO of Twitter Dick Costolo would be the 2013 spring commencement speaker. More than 400 people used the word "Costolo" in Tweets by Monday at 2 p.m. according to the website Topsy.com.
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