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Twitter Is Running Out of Time to Get Real About Fighting Abuse

Some say Twitter is out of excuses in its failure to fully address abuse. That’s a shame—because no other network has the same cultural currency as Twitter. The post Twitter … Continue Reading →


Twitter Bars Milo Yiannopoulos in Wake of Leslie Jones’s Reports of Abuse

The action against Mr. Yiannopoulos, a Breitbart editor, followed a campaign of prolonged abuse against the “Ghostbusters” co-star.


Twitter Bars Milo Yiannopoulos in Wake of Leslie Jones’ Reports of Abuse

The action against Mr. Yiannopoulos, a Breitbart editor, followed a campaign of prolonged abuse against the “Ghostbusters” co-star.


Twitter Bars Milo Yiannopoulos Over Torrent of Abusive Comments

The action against Mr. Yiannopoulos, a Breitbart editor, followed a campaign of prolonged abuse against the comedian Leslie Jones, a co-star in “Ghostbusters.”


Twitter Bars Milo Yiannopoulos in Crackdown on Abusive Comments

The action against Mr. Yiannopoulos followed a campaign of prolonged abuse against the comedian Leslie Jones, a co-star in “Ghostbusters.”


Harassment of Ghostbusters’ Leslie Jones shows Twitter needs to change

 Leslie Jones, the star of the new “Ghostbusters” reboot and a cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” announced she was leaving Twitter after trolls bombarded her with racist comments. “I … Continue Reading →


Anyone can now apply to be verified on Twitter

 It may have just become a little easier to get the blue check mark on Twitter.  The company has just announced that they are opening applications to apply for verification on the … Continue Reading →


Twitter will exclusively stream two original NBA shows

 Two weeks ago, Twitter was reportedly in talks with the NBA to acquire digital rights to stream hoops action. Well, those discussions materialized quicker than a LeBron James-led fast break. Recode is reporting that Twitter … Continue Reading →


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Breaking: It’s Now Officially Cool to Hate Pokémon Go

As the tide of public opinion turns on Pokemon Go, people call for nerds to get off their lawns. Literally. The post Breaking: It’s Now Officially Cool to Hate Pokémon … Continue Reading →


Kim’s Snapchat Story, Taylor’s Instagram, and all the 1’s and 0’s in between

 Not-so-breaking news from the world of celebrity gossip: Kimye and T-Swift are at it again! And with this particular stage of the celebrity feud, we are given an amazing opportunity … Continue Reading →


OurMine claims credit for attack on Pokemon Go servers

 Having trouble logging in to Pokemon Go this weekend? You’re not alone. A hacking team called OurMine has spent the past several hours hitting Pokemon Go’s login servers with a … Continue Reading →


What Is a Constant Cycle of Violent News Doing to Us?

Nothing good. Experts suggested limiting your exposure to violent imagery and social media.


Twitter signs a live-streaming deal to bring Pac-12 university sports to its service

 Twitter’s quest to become a live-streaming service continues this morning with another announcement of a new partnership that will bring live events to its social network. This time, Twitter and … Continue Reading →


State of the Art: Live Streaming Breaks Through, and Cable News Has Much to Fear

The Philando Castile shooting and its aftermath have catapulted services like Facebook Live and Periscope into the center of the news, challenging cable to adapt.


An interview with the anonymous founder of PostGhost

 PostGhost was a service that stored and displayed the deleted Tweets of celebrities and politicians. Created as a way to keep public discourse honest, Twitter shut it down with a … Continue Reading →


Twitter signs deal with Bloomberg to live stream financial news

 Twitter and Bloomberg Media have announced today that they signed a deal to live stream three Bloomberg shows, as well as the network’s markets coverage. The terms of the deal … Continue Reading →


Twitter partners with CBS News to live stream convention coverage

 Twitter is expanding upon its live-streaming plans yet again. This morning, Twitter and CBS News announced a new partnership that will see the social media service offering a live stream … Continue Reading →


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Twitter to Stream the Republican and Democratic Conventions

Now you can watch the conventions and retweet sick burns about politics from the same place. The post Twitter to Stream the Republican and Democratic Conventions appeared first on WIRED.


Deleted Tweet archive PostGhost shut down after Twitter cease and desist

 PostGhost was a nascent website that archived the tweets of the famous, rich, and important. The site got popular for finding and storing the deleted Tweets of politicians and even … Continue Reading →


Twitter reportedly in talks with the NBA, MLS and Turner for more sports streaming

 Twitter isn’t satisfied with streaming 10 Thursday Night Football games this upcoming NFL season. According to Recode, the social media network is also reportedly in talks with the NBA, Major … Continue Reading →


Twitter started its live coverage of Wimbledon today

 It seems Twitter decided to do a soft launch of its sports live-streaming tool today, but you should save the link. Seriously, because it’s not easy to find. The company … Continue Reading →


StockTwits raises funding, gets new CEO

 It’s like Twitter, but for the stock market. The inventor of the “cash tag,” StockTwits, is announcing some big changes. Armed with an additional $2 million in funding led by … Continue Reading →


Twitter adds former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor to its board

 Twitter announced today that Bret Taylor is joining its board of directors. Taylor is best-known as one of the founders of social networking startup FriendFeed — and then as the … Continue Reading →


Twitter estimates that it has 10 million users in China

 A source inside Twitter told TechCrunch that the company estimates that it has around 10 million users in China. That gives us a glimpse at the potential number of people … Continue Reading →


Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Calls Donald Trump’s Star of David Tweet Anti-Semitic

Mr. Trump took the unusual step of deleting the Twitter post, though the episode was seen by some as an example of his pattern of racially charged remarks.


What this year’s M&A activity tells us about media and entertainment

 With Dalian Wanda Group’s $3.5 billion acquisition of Legendary Entertainment in January, this year’s media and entertainment M&A activity kicked off with a bang that hasn’t slowed down. Comcast’s $3.8 … Continue Reading →


Twitter is putting together a team focused on VR and AR

 Twitter is beginning to devote resources toward building out a dedicated VR/AR-focused team. The social media company has hired former Apple designer Alessandro Sabatelli to lead the initiative as Twitter’s Director of VR … Continue Reading →


Twitter targets smaller businesses with launch of Dashboard

 Twitter — hot on the heels of the launch of its app for influencers, Twitter Engage — has today released yet another standalone application: Twitter Dashboard. The new service, available on … Continue Reading →


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Now You Can Use Twitter Stickers to Search Your Photos

Twitter’s new Sticker feature allows you to archive your photos by adding a 🍹 sticker anywhere in the photo. Here’s how. The post Now You Can Use Twitter Stickers to … Continue Reading →


So, does anybody want Twitter?

 Twitter is in trouble. In a move out of a middle school flag-football game, Microsoft selected LinkedIn to join its team. The sheer size of the transaction has reignited conversations about … Continue Reading →


Meet the team hacking Sundar Pichai and Channing Tatum

 If you follow tech executives or famous actors on Twitter, you’ve probably seen references to something called OurMine several times over the last few weeks. That’s because a group of three hackers … Continue Reading →


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Twitter’s New Stickers Are Snapchat Filters, But for Tweets

Making your tweets more fun one Deal With It pair of sunglasses at a time. The post Twitter’s New Stickers Are Snapchat Filters, But for Tweets appeared first on WIRED.


“Let me see your phone”

 Here’s one for your Friday. An older video, unearthed by Twitter user @iamjamajesty a few days ago has been blowing up on the network. This group poem, performed by Morgan “MoMo” Butler and … Continue Reading →


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Brexit Is Sending Markets Diving. Twitter Could Be Making It Worse

Markets blip, social media screams, investors get spooked, and the cycle continues. The post Brexit Is Sending Markets Diving. Twitter Could Be Making It Worse appeared first on WIRED.


Twitter quietly launches location feeds with Foursquare

 Location feeds could inspire people to tweet more while out and about, fuel Moments about particular places, and improve Twitter’s ad targeting data. Better location functionality could be an important building … Continue Reading →


People are Facebook Live-ing the House sit-in too, Zuckerberg points out

 The use of Periscope to document the House sit-in has captured the hearts and minds of internetgoers, who proclaim the live-streaming app a necessity for liberty. Mark Zuckerberg would like … Continue Reading →


House Democrats broadcast sit-in on Periscope and Facebook Live

 House Democrats are staging a sit-in today in an effort to push their Republican colleagues to vote for a gun control bill that would exclude suspected terrorists from purchasing automatic weapons. … Continue Reading →


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Hey, Congress, Here’s How You Use Periscope

US Rep. Scott Peters, who has been live-streaming the #nobillnobreak sit-in on Periscope, called on his fellow House members to download the app. The post Hey, Congress, Here’s How You … Continue Reading →


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House Dems Use Twitter to Make Their Gun-Control Sit-In Public

The cameras are off, but Rep. John Lewis and other Democratic members of Congress are publicizing their sit-in on Twitter. The post House Dems Use Twitter to Make Their Gun-Control … Continue Reading →


Resolving homelessness in the digital era 

 The explosion of tech companies setting up headquarters in major cities has encroached on the homeless population. Like San Francisco, the tech industry is growing rapidly in Seattle, and we … Continue Reading →