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The main application's Live Tile does add several shortcut options such as New Tweet, Explore, Notifications, and Direct Messages, which are available from the tile itself. We spotlighted the app last month - you can read about it here - and essentially, the Twitter PWA is more of a web wrapper compared ...

By vetting merely the identity behind the account, and not the intent, when issuing blue check marks, Twitter inadvertently makes scams even more dangerous, he continued. Speaking to the overall cat-and-mouse game many crypto companies are having to play on Twitter, a Bitfinex ...
Somewhere (most likely Calabasas, California), Kanye West has been tweeting. And for the most part, Twitter users have been able to keep up enthusiastically. Ever since West's return to Twitter after his reported breakdown and subsequent hiatus, the rapper and fashion designer has been giving ...
MKM Partners' Rob Sanderson downgraded Twitter in June 2015 shortly before the stock would be cut in half on disappointing user growth and advertising revenue. But now he is positive, upgrading the stock to buy from neutral on Friday with a note titled, "Twitter is Here to Stay and Still Has Mass ...
Twitter, however, is turning the other way and insisting all is normal in Southeast Asia, despite the emergence of thousands of bot-like accounts that have followed prominent users in the region en masse over the past month. Scores of reporters and Twitter users with large followers -- yours truly ... army

Kaspersky Lab founder Eugene Kaspersky wrote an open letter on Friday, calling out Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over an advertising ban on the social network. In the letter, Kaspersky revealed that Twitter banned Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its platform in February, telling the cybersecurity ...
So the final trailer for Deadpool 2 dropped Thursday, and it seems pretty clear who the new fan favourite is going to be: Peter, played by Rob Delaney, who doesn't have any powers but just saw the X-Force ad and thought he'd apply. SEE ALSO: 'Deadpool 2' pop-up bars will let you feast on ...
Twitter has finally gotten its wings back, and one market watcher says the good times are yet to come. Shares of the social media giant soared Tuesday after Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to equal weight and put a $29 price target on it. The firm cited a "more compelling risk/reward" on better ...
Chicago Tribune editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis apologized on Thursday for the purchase of 5,000 fake Twitter followers to inflate the appearance of his social media profile. The purchase was made “on his behalf” in March 2015, Chicago Tribune Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Bruce Dold wrote in a note to ...
James Milner has been welcomed to Twitter by a popular parody account which labels the footballer as dull. The Liverpool and England midfielder's first tweet after joining the social network on Thursday pictured him ironing a t-shirt. The Boring James Milner account, which often describes his chores, ...
Twitter may not have been part of the "FAANG" buzzword made up of some of the tech sector's biggest (and best-performing) names, but it at least managed to rally as hard as many of them. Twitter is up more than 31% in the three months since the calendar flipped to January -- and it's up a whopping 110% ...
Twitter's chief information security officer is leaving the company, sources familiar with the matter have told The Verge. Michael Coates, who joined the company in January 2015, is quitting to start his own company, sources said. Coates announced the move internally about three weeks ago, sources said, ...
This is What's Trending… The superhero movie Black Panther has already broken records at the box office. Now, it has broken a record on Twitter, too. The social media company says Black Panther is officially the most-tweeted-about movie ever. Twitter said this week that the film has been tweeted about ...
... we don't deserve to serve you," Zuckerberg said, reacting to the scandal involving the Trump campaign accessing the data of 50 million Facebook users through political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica. Zuckerberg quickly became the talk of the internet, and is a top trend on Twitter at time of writing.
A Twitter spokesperson has confirmed that the company's chief information security officer Michael Coates, who joined in 2015, is leaving. As first reported by the The Verge, he announced the move internally three weeks ago and is leaving to start his own company.

A new study out of the University of Colorado has found that the majority of Twitter users don't know that researchers freely collect and analyze their tweets — even those that have been deleted — in the name of science. The study, in which CU researchers were joined by partners at the University of ...
Amnesty International has launched a #ToxicTwitter campaign to accompany a newly-released report detailing Twitter's failure to create an environment that respects women's human rights. As part of the campaign, Amnesty projected images of real abusive tweets received by women on the Twitter platform. The campaign ...
No, we're not talking about top-three shooting guard of all-time Dwyane Wade or seven-foot, superhero-looking center Hassan Whiteside. The Heat's playoff opponents will have the unlucky chore of dealing with a much more petty, cutthroat, unapologetic foe: Heat Twitter. Hashtag just the facts. Heat Twitter ...
Social media giants, Twitter, have confirmed that the Africa-themed Superhero movie, Black Panther, is the most Tweeted-about movie of all time. ... According to Twitter in a post on Tuesday, March 20, 2018; Black Panther had grossed 35 million tweets, suggesting that 'fans can't get enough of Wakanda.'.
Twitter may be the next platform to ban cryptocurrency-related ads, following the footsteps of Google and Facebook. According to Sky News, Twitter's ad ban would go into effect in two weeks. The microblogging platform will reportedly block ads from initial coin offerings (ICOs), cryptocurrency wallets, and ...
Scotland's three most prominent female politicians have backed calls for Twitter to clamp down on online abuse against women. Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson and Kezia Dugdale said they had received death and rape threats on the social media platform. They are supporting an Amnesty International ...
Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey apparently has big visions for bitcoin, commenting in a recent interview with The Times that he believes that the cryptocurrency will become the world's single currency within 10 years. According to Dorsey, “The world ultimately will have a single currency, the internet ...
Twitter shares soared Wednesday after posting their worst session in over two years on Tuesday, and some traders are betting on more gains ahead. Shares of the popular social media company were up 5 percent early Wednesday. They had plunged 10 percent on Tuesday following reports that the ...
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has put a call out to the public for answers on how to fix the abuse and misinformation that plagues his social network. Amnesty International has a few ideas. The human rights advocacy firm late Tuesday issued a report, titled "Toxic Twitter," detailing the level of violence and abuse ...
Facebook Internet companies are under new scrutiny for facilitating Russian interference in the 2016 election. (BigStock Photo). Washington, D.C. is extending an invitation to Silicon Valley. The Federal Elections Commission has asked the CEOs of Facebook, Alphabet, and Twitter to return to the nation's ...
Seidel, director of multimedia communications and digital for UMBC's athletic department, was manning the team's Twitter account during the game. He had a lot of material to play with. Among his most-retweeted posts was a clap-back at a UMBC doubter who had used the school's acronym to spell out ...
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is a federal agency charged with “protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard.” To that end, the agency also runs one of the weirdest social media presence of any government-run Twitter ...
Sometimes the Twitterverse can be a beautiful place. When Candace Jean Andersen came across a photo of a group of people at a 1971 science conference in Virginia, she noticed that the only person who was unidentified in the caption was a black woman. Curious to know who the trailblazer was, she ...
But as Women's History Month continues, I feel more disgust than admiration for Twitter. The platform — much like its Facebook rival — appears complacent in its inability to manage hate speech, revenge porn, rape threats, stalking and doxxing, which is the practice of broadcasting private information like ...
Leaving aside the fact that some people on social media side with the accused, public discussion – whether it takes place on Twitter or around a water cooler – is not comparable to state punishment. Those concerned about the failure of a legal principle in relation to #MeToo might better focus on that of ...
Well, if you click a link to them now, Twitter will give you an error. That's because Stamos deleted them, attempting to remove them from the public record. "I should have done a better job weighing in," he wrote in a later tweet, explaining why he deleted his earlier statements. "I just wish I was better about ...
As Twitter insults go, the one by Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza, a journalist in Washington, was pretty mild. On June 6th, after President Trump tweeted some criticism of the news media, Buckwalter-Poza replied, “To be fair you didn't win the WH: Russia won it for you.” What happened next, though, was ...
A tweet purported to be by Duduzane Zuma‚ in defence of his father and former president Jacob‚ prompted questions from Twitter users about where he is in the world. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Friday announced it would prosecute Jacob Zuma on 16 charges of racketeering‚ money ...
... team's Twitter account, and it read: "kljasdj;das;ew8fwer89ywef;hwero32p8efh;uasjkasd;asdhuasdiuasdjkhsd;ewioawethasdi;hasdfiohafioewrho;asdgasdgiohawoihawetb;agio;asdioawty8tiouhasgu;aefiohwe8yeroasdgj;basdghr3289y[ew;has;ads890y[fewaiohewohasuhasduhiodfsajkhasdfuior8yasjhafds ...
But in the evening, Trump invoked Mueller by name on Twitter for the first time. This is one arena in which he has historically shown a modicum of restraint. Trump's lawyers have likely counseled him not to attack the special counsel personally for fear of harming his standing in the investigation. On Saturday ...
The plunge was apparently precipitated by a report by the U.K.'s Sky News that Twitter Inc. TWTR, -0.61% would ban cryptocurrency ads in the coming weeks. That would follow similar recent bans by Facebook Inc. FB, +0.67% and Alphabet Inc.'s GOOGL, -1.41% Google. Twitter had no comment Sunday.
Seidel, director of multimedia communications and digital for UMBC's athletic department, was manning the team's Twitter account during the game. He had a lot of material to play with. Among his most-retweeted posts was a clap-back at a UMBC doubter who had used the school's acronym to spell out ...
Twitter will ban advertisements for several kinds of cryptocurrency products and projects. The policy, according to Sky News, would go into effect in two weeks and would block ads for initial coin offerings, token sales, and cryptocurrency wallets. It could also encompass a ban on ads for cryptocurrency ...
For a lot of people, the term “Twitter bot” carries some negative connotations. But a fascinating research project coming out of the U.K.'s University of Glasgow is doing its bit to change that — by using algorithmic online communications not to tweet out controversial messages, but to carry out some ...
There are two important lessons we can all learn from the Twitter scandal of last week. First, we need to lean toward forgiveness and understand these were teenagers who made poor choices either in the heat of conversation or under the false sense of privacy with friends. You never know who else is ...
Over the past year, Twitter stock has staged a major comeback, soaring 135% to around $36 per share. Market sentiment seems to have changed, with founder Jack Dorsey back at the helm, and with daily active users steadily growing. Unlike in 2015, when there was no good reason to buy the stock, ...
According one MIT paper, published this month in the journal Science, lies spread six times faster than the truth on Twitter. It also showed that we need to take a hard look at ourselves, as it is humans that are most likely to spread fake news – we can't just blame the bots. But why are we so quick to believe ...
While some were surprised to learn that Donald Trump Jr.'s wife, Vanessa, is divorcing him after 12 years of marriage, former model Melissa Stetten was not among them. After news broke of the split on Thursday evening, Stetten took to Twitter to reveal a direct message (DM) and tweets that Trump sent her ...
Last month, Twitter announced that it was ending support for its desktop Mac Twitter client. The app had been abandoned for months (years?) before that, so it wasn't exactly a huge loss, but it meant that I needed to migrate to a new app. Believe it or not, I've used Twitter for Mac until the very end. Below is ...
Over the next six days, in a series of 34 tweets, writer and artist Candace Jean Andersen used the reach of Twitter to find out the identity of the woman in the photo. Fascinated after discovering the tweets, we wove our way through her thread and began to see some really interesting writing techniques.
Once a mere nuisance for Twitter, accounts created by software programs pretending to be human — “bots” — have become a major headache for the social network. In October, Twitter's general counsel told a Senate committee investigating disinformation that Russian bots tweeted 1.4 million times during ...
We discuss the recent performance of Twitter in light of better than expected fourth quarter results. Key statistics we were tracking on Twitter both before and after Jack Dorsey took over as CEO show a management team that has done a great job. Revenue growth and user growth remain some of the largest ...
Even though we've established that Twitter is a cesspool overrun with Nazis and bots and people with very strong opinions about McDonalds dipping sauces, here's how difficult it actually is to quit: in 2016 I did Hajj, the religious pilgrimage many people spend their entire lives saving up for. Even after ...


 

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