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Twitter won't delete deceased users' accounts
Twitter won't delete deceased users' accounts
Twitter has backtracked on plans to remove inactive accounts after users pleaded with the social network not to delete accounts of people who ...... 28 Nov 2019
Twitter CEO's account posts racist tweets following hack
Twitter CEO's account posts racist tweets following hack
It is not uncommon for Twitter and other social media accounts to be hijacked and used for malicious reasons, but it is particularly embarrassing ...... 01 Sep 2019
Twitter has a new, simpler design
Twitter has a new, simpler design
Microblogging service or perhaps after increase in character limit, miniblogging service Twitter has redesigned its user interface, and ...... 16 Jul 2019 - 2 comments
Japanese billionaire shatters retweet record
Japanese billionaire shatters retweet record
A Japanese billionaire has broken the retweet record on Twitter after pledging to give away money. Yusaku Maezawa - who has an estimated ...... 07 Jan 2019
Twitter finally succumbs, brings back chronological feed
Twitter finally succumbs, brings back chronological feed
Even the people that love Twitter the most have a few gripes with the service. One of the most common ones is of course not allowing users to ...... 19 Sep 2018
Twitter bans Alex Jones, Infowars over 'abusive behavior'
Twitter bans Alex Jones, Infowars over 'abusive behavior'
Twitter announced today that it too has permanently banned Alex Jones from its platform, along with his Infowars media outlet. Last month, ...... 07 Sep 2018
Twitter CEO: Platform was not always impartial
Twitter CEO: Platform was not always impartial
Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has admitted to U.S. lawmakers that Twitter's algorithms have not always been impartial and that the social media ...... 06 Sep 2018
Twitter deletes 70 million accounts
Twitter deletes 70 million accounts
According to the Washington Post, Twitter purged more than 70 million accounts from the service since May. The purge is part of Twitter's ...... 10 Jul 2018 - 5 comments
Twitter: Change your password immediately! Over 300M accounts at risk
Twitter: Change your password immediately! Over 300M accounts at risk
Twitter has found a bug in its systems that logged users' passwords in plain text format to its log files. As web services should never store ...... 04 May 2018
Social media 'hate speech' fines come to Germany
Social media 'hate speech' fines come to Germany
Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter can be hit with fines of up to 50 million if they fail to remove 'hate speech' in Germany. ...... 02 Jan 2018
Twitter testing 280 character limit
Twitter testing 280 character limit
Twitter has announced that it is testing a 280 character limit for tweets for selected users, doubling the ever-present 140 character limit. ...... 27 Sep 2017 - 1 comment
Twitter shuts down Vine
Twitter shuts down Vine
Twitter has pulled the chord on Vine today, shutting down the popular video clip sharing service. Reads the company's press release: "Since ...... 27 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Twitter to fire hundreds of more employees
Twitter to fire hundreds of more employees
Struggling social media company Twitter is preparing to fire hundreds of more employees after they failed to sell themselves in the past few weeks. ...... 27 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Nobody is buying Twitter
Nobody is buying Twitter
In a span of just two weeks, Twitter went from the hottest commodity in the tech space to a company that nobody wants to buy. Salesforce ...... 16 Oct 2016 - 2 comments
Twitter CEO's account got hacked
Twitter CEO's account got hacked
OurMine, the group of hackers behind recent high-profile account thefts, temporarily took over Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's Twitter account, tweeting ...... 10 Jul 2016
Despite being banned in country, Twitter estimates 10 million users in China
Despite being banned in country, Twitter estimates 10 million users in China
Despite being blocked in the country since 2009, Twitter estimates that over 10 million people actively use the service in China. The source ...... 06 Jul 2016
Twitter invests $70 million in streaming service SoundCloud
Twitter invests $70 million in streaming service SoundCloud
Twitter has invested $70 million in popular streaming music service SoundCloud in an effort by both companies to share users. "Earlier this ...... 17 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
33 million Twitter accounts potentially compromised
33 million Twitter accounts potentially compromised
Twitter has notified over 33 million account holders that their accounts are at risk following a database leak not related to the micro-blogging company. ...... 12 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Twitter will no longer count photos or links in 140-character limit
Twitter will no longer count photos or links in 140-character limit
Twitter has finally addressed a long-standing user complaint and will no longer count photos or links as characters against your 140-character limit. ...... 17 May 2016
Twitter wins rights to stream Thursday night football games
Twitter wins rights to stream Thursday night football games
In a surprise, Twitter announced earlier this week that it had secured the rights to stream Thursday night NFL games. Other high-profile ...... 06 Apr 2016
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