Yesterday evening, Michael Arrington of TechCrunch posted an interesting piece entitled “TweetPhoto CEO Says Too Much In Interview, Gets Fired. And That’s Just The Beginning…” (which has been subsequently re-posted throughout the blogosphere). Unfortunately, Arrington has gotten his facts all wrong — at least according to Dan Caulfield, the CEO in question.
Arrington sets forth in his post that Caulfield “apparently said too much in [his podcast] interview [with Frank Peters], disclosing confidential information about partnerships [and] was fired by the company for the transgression.” In the comments section to the post, however, Caulfield denied that there was any connection between his firing and the interview. First, yesterday evening, he noted that: “I conducted this interview on [the] Morning of Nov 9th. It had nothing to do with me leaving the company”; and then, this morning, he added that: “I was terminated a week prior to anyone hearing the interview. Events not connected.” Caulfield also retweeted the TechCrunch link to the post yesterday evening with a “Totally false!” insertion. (more…)