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twitter (nyse:TWTR) often gets compared to facebook (Nasdaq:FB), especially in the small circle of investment analysis. Many analysts believe it's unfair to compare twitter's active user count to Facebook's due to the target audience for the company's respective products. twitter has even said it's unfair ...
Florida shooting Provides Window Into How Google, twitter Are Addressing Fake News. by Dawn C. Chmielewski ... twitter, meanwhile, drew from its network of broadcast partnerships to stream hours of live footage from Miami's WSVN 7 to the timelines of U.S. users. That provided a credible source of ...

Despite showing profit in Q4, twitter's growth is still too slow in comparison with its competitors. Our analysis shows that twitter's stock represents a downside of more than 35% from its current market price. As of now, we have no position in twitter, but may begin to short sell its stock if it starts to quickly ...
New changes made by facebook and twitter to their terms of service still don't conform to the EU's demands to protect consumers, the European Commission said. Specifically, the social networks haven't properly told users why content is removed and that they have the right to terminate their accounts.
How do you explain the difference between the sentiments expressed by Trump via twitter and those he conveyed in his speech? Easy. One is twitter Trump. The other is Teleprompter Trump. twitter Trump is the swashbuckling, talk first-think later, fiercely anti-PC id of the President. In his years outside of ...
twitter bot creators know this. And thanks to data-gathering operations from groups like the Alliance for Securing democracy and RoBhat Labs, the world knows this. In the wake of Wednesday's Parkland, Florida school shooting, which resulted in 17 deaths, troll and bot-tracking sites reported an immediate ...

twitter is often at its best during breaking news events when it becomes the quickest place to find updates on what's happening. Now, the service is leaning into that further, by partnering with local news stations to stream their broadcasts during major breaking stories. The new partnerships, spotted and ...
NBC News is publishing its database of more than 200,000 tweets that twitter has tied to "malicious activity" from Russia-linked accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. These accounts, working in concert as part of large networks, pushed hundreds of thousands of inflammatory tweets, from ...
Can I still use twitter? Do I need an account? A. Using the twitter app on a smartphone or a computer is a popular way to keep up with the state of the world in 280-character posts. However, you do not need a touch-screen mobile gadget or even an account to sample the free service. With or without an ...
One of the oft-cited claims from twitter's (nyse:TWTR) standout fourth-quarter earnings was that the company's ad products are seeing success because of improved return on investment for advertisers. In its letter to shareholders, the company said its ad product team made changes that resulted in an ...
Giving up on social networking is a popular move for Lent this year, according to an analysis from the website OpenBible. The site analyzed more than 4,000 tweets during the week of Feb. 11 to find out what twitter TWTR, +8.05% users are giving up for the Catholic season of abstinence. Lent starts this ...
With economic and geopolitical considerations all having found a rough equilibrium, many investors are focusing more closely on individual stocks, some of which enjoyed considerable gains today. twitter (nyse:TWTR), AmerisourceBergen (NYSE:ABC), and Chegg (NYSE:CHGG) were among the best ...
But some six hours later, Norton had been dismissed from the paper after twitter users immediately began highlighting her past tweets that used racial and homophobic slurs. Many protesters seemed to seize upon a tweet from October in which she says she's friends with Andrew Auernheimer, a convicted ...
Shaun White won his third Olympic gold medal in the halfpipe Wednesday, earning Team USA's 100th gold medal in the Winter Olympics in the process. White has long been the face of U.S. snowboarding ever since his days as the "Flying Tomato." His long hair might be gone, but his utter dominance on ...
twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says twitter is still too hard to figure out for users and advertisers. "It's a lot of work right now," Dorsey told an audience of investors gathered in San Francisco for the annual Goldman Sachs technology and Internet Conference. twitter shares are up 24 percent since last Thursday, ...
Trump, for his part, has been as active on twitter as ever. Since the Games began last week, he's complained about the "fake news media," claimed (incorrectly) that he was "vindicated" in the Russia investigation, railed against Democrats and stuck up for alleged abusers. He also plugged his tax cuts, ...
Trump took to twitter on Saturday, February 10th, to comment on the influx of allegations that has erupted since the Harvey Weinstein scandal first became public in October. The president questioned whether or not the accused are receiving "due process" in response to allegations of sexual misconduct.

It's been a hot minute since President Barack Obama left the Oval office (though it feels like ages), and a lot of us miss him dearly. After leaving the White House, the 44th president remained out of the public eye for a little while, decompressing after his eight-year stint as president. Recently, though, Obama ...
Sign up here. I'm going to stick with the positive--I crowed yesterday about the non-demise of Snap (snap, -3.04%), whose shares promptly dropped 7% in a sea of red Thursday--and talk today about the only green spot on my screen. I'm referring, of course, to twitter, up 12% because it delivered the kind ...
Despite the beat, twitter's sentiment dropped slightly - 8% - yielding an overall sentiment 17% higher than the tech market average. I report the findings of my earnings sentiment algorithm's analysis of twitter's Q4 2017 earnings report. The quarterly drop in sentiment is almost negligible and does not bring ...
The new scam, which first started growing traction on February 1, sees fraudsters set up twitter handles that closely mimic verified accounts of well-known figures. So far, they've included Tesla founder Elon Musk, software company tycoon John McAfee and Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin.
It's very easy to set up a website, a facebook page, or just a twitter account, and pose as a Real Organization that does the things legitimate public policy organizations do: getting quoted in the news, releasing reports, generally doing actual activities to study public policy (even if those organizations are ...
Hundreds of Russian propaganda videos were left on Vine, twitter's video platform, for months after the company should have realized the videos were connected to Russian-linked troll groups, according to reports. "We have suspended all known Vine accounts we were able to connect with twitter ...
Services like facebook and twitter show you stuff based on newness, relevance, and popularity. This isn't inherently a bad thing, but there are side effects. twitter, for example, is a good news source, but the bottomless timeline rewards the most active users and heated tweets. Everything else gets buried.
I'm going to stick with the positive--I crowed yesterday about the non-demise of Snap, whose shares promptly dropped 7% in a sea of red Thursday--and talk today about the only green spot on my screen. I'm referring, of course, to twitter, up 12% because it delivered the kind of surprise Wall Street likes.
San Francisco -- twitter often feels like the digital equivalent of a swamp. The Russians used the platform to disrupt the 2016 election. Famous people buy fake followers to make themselves seem more famous. Prominent members of the chattering class have been signing off for good. Sometimes it ...
Pivotal Research lowered its rating to sell from hold for twitter shares, saying the company won't be able to beat its stronger competitors in the ad market. "Overall, the results represented ongoing progress which was consistent with our longer-term expectations for twitter as a durable, if niche-y (but highly ...
It's a commonly accepted, scientifically proven fact that twitter is bad for you. Not only is it awash in a synapse-frying torrent of mental spew and unpleasant headlines, but the network is also a performative minefield waiting to destroy either your career or your emotional well-being -- and quite often both if ...
It turns out, 280-character tweets aren't the end of all that's good about twitter. On a call with investors this morning, twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that the expanded tweet length hasn't actually changed the length of messages people are sending out -- but it has led to more engagement. "One of the things ...
He has amassed a lot of responsibility and power internally in his time at twitter. He oversaw all of twitter's revenue business, for example, and was the driving force behind twitter's push into live video, a business effort twitter has highlighted a lot over the past two years. He was also one of the only ...
"twitter is like a microscope for psychologists," says co-author Phillip Wolff, an Emory associate professor of psychology. "Naturalistic data mined from tweets appears to give insights not just into tweeters' thoughts at a particular time, but into a relatively stable cognitive process. Using social media and ...
Ben Sasse is known as one of the more prolific twitter users in Congress, often writing his own tweets himself to chime in on policy issues, crack jokes, and in some cases, rebuke President Donald Trump. But over Christmas weekend last year, Sasse stopped tweeting and has not picked up the phone since. "We don't have ...
When the news came in, Indianapolis had already gone through the process of promoting their new hire to their fans, forcing the Colts social media team to scrub much of their recent work. twitter, of course, was quick to take notice of the Colts' unfortunate circumstances, and didn't hesitate to pour salt on ...
Fake porn videos featuring face-swapped celebrities, often referred to as "deepfakes," have been banned from twitter. The social media platform has become the latest to ban the videos, in which celebrity women like Gal Gadot, Taylor Swift, and Maisie Williams have been face-swapped with porn ...
The head of twitter's AR/VR team announced today via a tweet that he is leaving the social media site after 18 months. Alessandro Sabatelli joined twitter in June of 2016 after leaving a virtual reality startup he led which created music-focused VR experiences. Sabatelli had previously worked as a ...
During a time of intense political rhetoric, Trump's son manages to give us something that all of us can chuckle about together. On the morning of Friday, Feb. 2, the political world was abuzz about a soon-to-be-released classified memo from Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (California). The memo alleges ...
In the days leading up to the release of the disputed Nunes memo, the hashtag #ReleaseTheMemo became hugely popular among conservatives and allies of President Trump. But a series of reports suggest that some of those twitter accounts were fake and linked to Russian interests. William Brangham ...
First lady Melania Trump--who has been distant from President Donald Trump since reports surfaced that the president's lawyer paid off a porn star to cover up an alleged affair--follows only five people on twitter, her husband's favorite social media platform. The most recent addition to her twitter feed is ...
twitter's head of AR/VR, Alessandro Sabatelli, has announced he's leaving the company after just 18 months with the site. His departure comes during a period of AR activity for twitter's competitors -- Apple, Google and facebook have all been busy showing off their AR/VR development platforms -- while ...
The actual Hirai isn't on twitter, so those not yet in the know may at first be confused by one of Fake Kaz Hirai's tweets. But that seems ... unlikely. Because these posts are absurd, and that's why we love them. Even the actual Kaz Hirai is a fan of the twitter account; he referenced it in his consumer ...
A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit that sought to hold twitter liable for the deaths of two U.S. contractors in Jordan three years ago in an attack for which the Islamic State group claimed responsibility. The lawsuit failed to establish twitter accounts used by IS directly caused the men's ...
"Chicago Party aunt" -- a parody twitter account that nails a social stereotype as forcefully as she nails guys in the bathrooms of Rush Street bars -- is featured ... She's the hard-drinking, 1990s athlete and D-list celebrity-shagging, full-rack-of-ribs and Italian-beef eating cougar sensation of Chicago twitter.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is investigating allegations of identity theft by a West Palm Beach marketing firm that sells followers on twitter, facebook and other sites. "If you or someone you know has had their identity stolen and used to create a fake social media profile on twitter, Facebook, ...
twitter is the social media platform where your cachet, your status as an important voice and influencer, is measured by the number of people who have chosen to follow you -- to have your little thought-bursts and self-promotional wheezes show up in their timelines. That number is displayed on your home ...
A number of twitter accounts masquerading as notable cryptocurrency developers and startups have been soliciting funds with promises of major gains. With the rise in value and popularity of cryptos, such scam accounts have been on the rise - asking for small donations of various cryptocurrencies on the ...
On Saturday, Roeper had been outed, alongside dozens of others, in a 6,000-word New York Times article detailing how Actors, Athletes, companies, Real Housewives stars, and even a twitter board member, had allegedly purchased fake twitter followers from a company called Devumi. the sun-Times ...
Buying followers or paying for any type of interaction is against twitter's terms of service and may result in suspension. If a company buys more users to make itself seem more popular than it actually is, or a journalist buys them to meet a standard of followers that an employer has set, it's also, as the Times ...
Since twitter was founded in 2006, the popularity of social media has exploded, but that doesn't explain the radical difference in tweeting between Barack Obama and the current president. Trump doesn't seem to filter what he says on the platform, often posting what many say are dangerous tweets.
twitter today is launching a new premium product for developers that will provide access to the full twitter archive - going all the way back to the first tweet from twitter CEO @Jack (Jack Dorsey) in 2006. Previously, this level of access was only available to enterprise API customers, but it's now being made ...
Russian-linked automated twitter accounts, or bots, retweeted Donald Trump almost half a million times in the final weeks before the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, twitter told the Senate Judiciary Committee. The 50,000 automated accounts the company determined had ties to Russia sent more than 2 ...


 

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