Twitter

Twitter sells mobile ad unit for triple its original value
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Acquisition

Twitter sells mobile ad unit for triple its original value

The sale will allow the tech giant to focus on its plans of doubling its revenue in 2023 to $7.5 billion
7 Oct 2021
Twitter, LinkedIn reverse course due to climbing COVID cases
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remote access

Twitter, LinkedIn reverse course due to climbing COVID cases

Twitter closes offices while LinkedIn decides to allow remote work after all
29 Jul 2021
Social media companies vow to reduce abuse of women online
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Security

Social media companies vow to reduce abuse of women online

Tech giants announce move at equality forum
1 Jul 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation
The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation
social media

The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation

Social media is a great innovation - but falsehoods and manipulation are rife
11 Dec 2020
Twitter hires new cyber chief after devastating breach
Security

Twitter hires new cyber chief after devastating breach

After a major security breach in July, Twitter has made moves to improve its cyber security
1 Oct 2020
Twitter to make AI algorithm open source to scour for biases
machine learning

Twitter to make AI algorithm open source to scour for biases

Users highlight racial bias in the way Twitter’s automated image-cropping tool selects portions for preview
21 Sep 2020
Twitter expands civic integrity policy ahead of US election
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social media

Twitter expands civic integrity policy ahead of US election

Twitter will remove or label tweets intended to undermine public confidence in civic processes
11 Sep 2020
Twitter reveals tags for government and state media accounts
social media

Twitter reveals tags for government and state media accounts

Twitter will start in select countries and expand over time
7 Aug 2020
The Twitter hack, and why we need a better class of criminal
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hacking

The Twitter hack, and why we need a better class of criminal

The bitcoin scammers’ biggest crime isn’t fraud - it’s lack of imagination
18 Jul 2020
You can now check Twitter DMs right from your timeline
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You can now check Twitter DMs right from your timeline

Twitter makes DMs more like Facebook messages, but users aren’t happy
16 Jul 2020
Dems ask Facebook, Google and Twitter for coronavirus disinformation reports
Policy & legislation

Dems ask Facebook, Google and Twitter for coronavirus disinformation reports

The European Union already requested this info and received commitments from all three companies
10 Jul 2020
Twitter job postings point to a new subscription platform
social media

Twitter job postings point to a new subscription platform

Twitter stock jumps 7% after job postings mention new subscription platform
9 Jul 2020
Twitter restricts President Trump's tweet for "abusive behavior"
social media

Twitter restricts President Trump's tweet for "abusive behavior"

Trump tweeted that any “Autonomous Zone” in Washington DC will be ”met with serious force”
24 Jun 2020
Trump tweet hit with a manipulated media warning label
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social media

Trump tweet hit with a manipulated media warning label

Twitter and Facebook take action against social media posts from President Donald Trump
19 Jun 2020
Twitter discloses removal of state-linked information operations
social media

Twitter discloses removal of state-linked information operations

Includes accounts from People’s Republic of China, Russia and Turkey
12 Jun 2020
Tech group challenges President Trump's social media executive
Policy & legislation

Tech group challenges President Trump's social media executive

CDT accuses Trump of violating the First Amendment
5 Jun 2020
Twitter disables Trump tweet due to copyright issues
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social media

Twitter disables Trump tweet due to copyright issues

Trump versus Twitter saga continues after Twitter disables video tribute to George Floyd
5 Jun 2020
Twitter taps ex-Google CFO Pichette as board chairman
social media

Twitter taps ex-Google CFO Pichette as board chairman

Omid Jordestani will remain on the board as director
3 Jun 2020
Social media and the death of truth
social media

Social media and the death of truth

Facebook and Twitter have corrupted public discourse - it’s their responsibility to put it right
29 May 2020
Twitter now allows its users to disable replies
social media

Twitter now allows its users to disable replies

Twitter combats toxicity by allowing users to choose who can respond to tweets
29 May 2020
Does Trump have the power to shut down social media companies?
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Policy & legislation

Does Trump have the power to shut down social media companies?

Trump claims he can shut down social media companies, but that isn’t necessarily true
29 May 2020
Trump’s leaked executive order targets social media companies
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social media

Trump’s leaked executive order targets social media companies

Trump drafts executive order in response to Twitter’s labeling of misleading tweets
28 May 2020
Twitter hires former Google VP and AI expert Fei-Fei Li
social media

Twitter hires former Google VP and AI expert Fei-Fei Li

Twitter expects Li to attract AI talent and innovation
12 May 2020