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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. 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 to attract more users. 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. 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 and importance based on their algorithm. 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. 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 named permanently to the position. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 for the hotly anticipated film. 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. 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. 27 Jan 2015
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