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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
Twitter CEO tries to quell revolt after rumored move to algorithmic timeline
Twitter CEO tries to quell revolt after rumored move to algorithmic timeline
Yesterday, news broke that Twitter was preparing to launch a new 'algorithmic timeline' which would reorder your timeline in levels of popularity ...... 06 Feb 2016
Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for 'threatening or promoting terrorist acts'
Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for 'threatening or promoting terrorist acts'
Twitter made an important post this week, explaining how they are taking actions against accounts that promote terrorism. The microblogging ...... 06 Feb 2016
Twitter executives flee en masse, Dorsey forced to tweet
Twitter executives flee en masse, Dorsey forced to tweet
Twitter's stock has been in steep decline for majority of the past year. The plunge didn't stop quite the opposite when co-founder Jack ...... 25 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
New Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gives 1/3 of his shares back to employees
New Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gives 1/3 of his shares back to employees
New Twitter CEO Jck Dorsey has given a third of his Twitter shares back to the company's employees, placing them directly into the employee equity pool. ...... 24 Oct 2015
Report: New Twitter CEO Dorsey to lay off employees this week
Report: New Twitter CEO Dorsey to lay off employees this week
According to Re/code, new Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is preparing to make company-wide layoffs this week, his first major decision since being ...... 13 Oct 2015
Twitter to drop 140 character limit with new product?
Twitter to drop 140 character limit with new product?
According to sources, Twitter is building a new product that will allow users Tweet messages that are longer than 140 characters. Anything ...... 01 Oct 2015
Report: Twitter to name Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO
Report: Twitter to name Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO
Twitter's current interim CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey will be named permanent CEO later this week, according to new reports. Somehow, ...... 01 Oct 2015
Twitter changes direct message character length to 10,000
Twitter changes direct message character length to 10,000
If you were looking to communicate with friends or followers on Twitter, it just got a whole lot easier. Twitter has removed the 140 character ...... 13 Aug 2015
Twitter is catching joke thieves, removing tweets
Twitter is catching joke thieves, removing tweets
Twitter followers are a commodity that can be turned into cash. So it is understandable that the fight for followers is fierce. A lot of ...... 26 Jul 2015
Twitter brings Periscope live streaming app to Android
Twitter brings Periscope live streaming app to Android
Twitter's live streaming app Periscope is now available to download for compatible devices from Google Play after previously being available only on iOS. ...... 26 May 2015
Google Search gets real-time tweets on mobile
Google Search gets real-time tweets on mobile
Google will show real-time tweets in search results provided to mobile devices to keep users up to the moment when searching for topics. ...... 19 May 2015
Domino's to let you order pizza via Twitter
Domino's to let you order pizza via Twitter
Starting next week, Domino's will begin rolling out a 'tweet-to-order' system that will allow hungry consumers to order via Twitter. Making ...... 13 May 2015
Marvel rewards tweeters with new 'Age of Ultron' trailer including better look at Vision
Marvel rewards tweeters with new 'Age of Ultron' trailer including better look at Vision
First thing this morning, Marvel's The Avengers Twitter page tweeted out a simple request: Tweet #AvengersAssemble to 'unlock' a new trailer ...... 04 Mar 2015
Twitter, Google sign deal to include tweets in search results immediately
Twitter, Google sign deal to include tweets in search results immediately
Twitter has signed a deal with search giant Google to have tweets be visible in search results immediately after they are posted. The new ...... 06 Feb 2015
Twitter unveils group direct messages and new mobile video features
Twitter unveils group direct messages and new mobile video features
Twitter has unveiled a few features that it previously announced in September, including group direct messages. Explains Twitter: "The group ...... 27 Jan 2015
Turkey threatens to shut down access to Twitter, Facebook again
Turkey threatens to shut down access to Twitter, Facebook again
Turkey has once again threatened to shut down access to Twitter and Facebook in the nation unless the social media giants block the accounts ...... 18 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
Twitter founder Ev Williams has choice words for Instagram, Facebook
Twitter founder Ev Williams has choice words for Instagram, Facebook
Twitter co-founder and board member Ev Williams had some choice words for rival social media platforms Facebook and Instagram. Speaking during ...... 13 Dec 2014
Twitter sues Feds to lift gag on surveillance scope details
Twitter sues Feds to lift gag on surveillance scope details
Twitter has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Northern California seeking a means to reveal the actual number of national security ...... 09 Oct 2014
R.I.P. Twitpic
R.I.P. Twitpic
Twitpic is officially shutting down, meaning millions of your photo links on Twitter will soon go dark. The service, once the most popular ...... 06 Sep 2014 - 1 comment
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