Twitter to open Hong Kong office

  • Twitter is to open an office in Hong Kong. 
  • Shailesh Rao, VP on Asia, Americas and emerging markets, told WSJ the company would open the office in the first quarter of 2015. 
  • Will focus on expanding advertising revenue from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan; targeting local businesses looking to reach international customers.
  • Twitter is blocked in mainland China. 

WSJ Journal Interview ($)