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While it's hard to describe, Twitter has slowly tried to branch out from its messaging roots and become something more. Bowing to the competition, Twitter has now added group DM's and a video camera.
Blizzard is testing a new patch that will bring a 'S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera' to the "World of Warcraft". This new item will allow characters to take selifes. Twitter integration is also being tested.
After experimenting for a long time, Twitter has finally decided to fully adopt Microsoft's Bing translation engine and allow users to translate tweets that are in different languages.
Twitter's recapping feature is now going live for almost all of its users on iOS, Android and the web. The "while you were away" feature aggregates popular or important tweets you may have missed.
Twitter's Windows Phone app will now indicate that users can't tweet animated GIFs, one of the features available in its Android and iOS apps. Additionally, People Hub integration has been added.
Hackers this morning targeted the Twitter feeds of two major news agencies, sending out a barrage of doomsday tweets that made it seem as if China and the United States had just sparked World War III.
Microsoft is now offering support for its Surface line of tablets on Twitter and has launched a new account to address issues that you may have about your device.
Twitter's upcoming video service, a potential competitor to industry giant YouTube, is only a few short weeks away - and once launched, will allow users to edit and post lengthy videos.
Twitter is rolling out new features left and right and it looks like the company has big plans for its video service even going as far as building a direct competitor to Google's YouTube.
Twitter is rolling out one of its new major features, which highlights 'the best' tweets that were shared while users were offline. It's a step towards a new Twitter and that's a mixed package.
Australian police has been left red-faced after its official Twitter account retweeted and favourited porn, with one tweet showing a women in a pair of black furry winter boots and nothing else.
“Something is technically wrong. … Thanks for noticing-we're going to fix it up and have things back to normal soon.” Funny thing is Twitter servers seem to think that it's already 2015.
The giant US internet companies Google, Facebook and Twitter are currently at odds with the Kremlin over censorship requests made by the government and ignored by the giant social networks.
Sony has threatened Twitter and one of its users with a lawsuit after the user posted screenshots of leaked emails, it follows similar threats to news organizations reporting on the leaks.
Viber called NOD32 "buggy software" for flagging Viber and encouragedits users to uninstall ESET's software. In response, ESET posted a log showing that Viber is spying on its users.
Like most, I didn't get Twitter the first time. It felt like a feature Facebook already had in status updates. I soon realized it was a way of getting updates of only the people you're interested in.
With the year nearly over the social network is looking back at some of the biggest events of 2014 and how those were shared by millions of people around the world on its platform.
Two-step authentication using a mobile device has been available on Twitter for some time already, but the service had yet to expand to other countries around the world; this is now happening.
Twitter has announced that it will be gathering app graphs from users of its mobile apps, in order to recommend Twitter accounts to follow and display tailored tweets in the timeline.
A quite surprising report by Global Web Index dictates that Tumblr is now the fastest growing social platform. Other social networks like Facebook are currently facing strong competition.
Anthony Noto, the CFO for Twitter has accidentally revealed plans that the company is about to try to buy another company by tweeting the intent rather than via direct message.
A coalition of the internet's biggest companies is trying to push the US Senate into adopting the Freedom Act, which would limit data collection and bring greater transparency to the likes of the NSA
Twitter has announced some major changes coming to its social network starting in the next few weeks. Some of these changes go straight to Twitter's core features and may anger veteran users.
In a radio interview with the BBC on Monday, Jennifer Lawrence made it clear that she will never get Twitter and that the reason has more to do with the "Fappening" leaks than anything else.
Twitter experiments with its social networking platform regularly and is considering opening up your personal timeline to display content from people you're not following.
Twitter is bringing a new type of card to your stream: audio cards. By partnering with SoundCloud and iTunes Twitter now allows you to listen to music and podcasts directly in their app.
The POODLE bug knows no bounds and has even affected the MetroTwit app, and as a result, the developers have decided to issue a hotfix for the retired Twitter client - but this is probably a one-off.
The first official Vine app for a non-smartphone platform has just been released, as the social network has released a version of the service for Microsoft's Xbox One console.
If you're a French citizen and have a bank account, starting tomorrow you'll be able to transfer money to anybody with just one tweet. This is available thanks to partnership between Twitter and BPCE.
Following Microsoft's relaunch of MSN.com, it has now introduced a new breaking news banner with Twitter on its homepage, which shows tweets from trusted sources as major news events are developing.
In a move that's in-line with previous rumors, Internet companies are being pressured by the Russian government to comply with censorship and data storage laws if they want to continue doing business.
For the past six years, Twitter users have relied on TwitPic to host photos and videos. But after September 25th, they will have to look elsewhere, as the service will shut down indefinitely.
Twitter's Dick Costolo has tweeted about the recent change in the Timeline behavior which placed other users' favorited tweets in the user's feed, after receiving some criticism.
Windows twitter client designed to sit comfortably in the corner of your desktop. Tweetz displays your home, mentions and direct messages in a single view reducing the need to switch timelines.
The IRS has come out saying that the free lunches offered by corporations are a taxable event and that employees who take advantage of these services should have the value of lunch taxed.
Twitter is partnering with ecommerce service Stripe later this year to introduce "buy" buttons, allowing users to make purchases and process payments without ever leaving the site.
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Not content with sticking favorited tweets from other users in your timeline, Twitter has now rolled out an update that inserts "popular tweets" into your feed, whether you like it or not.
The Internet never fails to create new lows when a celebrity dies, this time around Twitter has been forced to update its policy after gruesome images appeared on Zelda Williams account.
Those pesky developers over at Twitter are playing around with a select base of user accounts yet again, treating favorited (or starred) tweets just like retweets! The horror, the horror.....
Twitter has confirmed in official documentation that 23 million - around 8.5 percent - of its 271 million monthly active users are actually automated 'bot' accounts, and not authored by real people.
Microsoft has been able to get Bing services used on all of the major operating systems and even Twitter was using the platform for translation services but it looks like that experiment might be over
Twitter is once again looking at letting its users do their shopping directly in the news stream. And this time the company seems to be serious about new shopping and commercial services.
Twitter's workforce of nearly 3,000 people faces a serious diversity issue, company execs say. Recent data shows that nearly 90 percent of the social media site's employees are white or Asian.
A man and his two children were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis after writing a tweet -- which he was forced to delete -- about his experience with a rude gate agent.
Twitter has updated its Windows Phone app today - for the first time in seven months - and it brings with it more support for in-line features like viewing images, retweets and favorites.
After receving a Digital Millenium Copyright Act complaint from FIFA, Twitter has removed profile pictures of some users for using copyrighted images of the official World Cup logo and related images.
Twitter has announced that a record-breaking 388,985 tweets per minute was reached during the final moments of the World Cup's Brazil v Chile game; over 16.3 million tweets had been sent.