Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom played a dicey game of semantics in order to expedite the close of the deal between his company and Facebook.
It’s one small step for Twitter, one giant leap for the legitimacy of second-screen data for marketing purposes.
Twitter CEO promised earlier this year that users will be able to access their own tweet data.
Guest Post While it may seem like a great idea, focusing all your attention to build a presence on a single social network could actually be a huge risk.
It’s not exactly a tit-for-tat swap, but around the same time Instagram photos were stricken from the Twitter experience Pinterest pins started appearing inside tweets.
Twitter just released new data about its user interactions from 2012 — all on a brand new website.
We don’t need no stinkin’ Instagram! Twitter takes photo filters into its own hands.
Twitter will roll out its bigger and bolder profiles to all users on Dec. 12.
Well that didn’t take too long: After Instagram officially cut off its photo integration with Twitter today, one developer has already created a Chrome extension that reverses Instagram’s change on your desktop.
And the mobile photo wars continue.
Twitter is reportedly aiming to release photo filters to be used inside its official Twitter app in time for the holiday season.
In a move that’s just short of waving a big blue flag with an “F” on it, social photo sharing service Instagram made a decision to de-emphasize its relationship with Twitter recently.
Time to brush up on your shorthand, because come February, you’re going to have two less characters to tweet with when you share links on Twitter.
Twitter has added localized trends for 100 new cities, improving its capability to show people the buzziest news and hashtags being discussed on the information network in locations around the world.
Twitter’s new calendar of upcoming API changes will help developers avoid nasty surprises.
There’s more of just about everything in Nielsens’ 2012 state of the social union report … all except the poor old PC.
President Barack Obama had a little fun today on Twitter despite spending most of his time talking about serious topics such as the looming fiscal cliff and middle-class tax cuts.
President Barack Obama will hold a “town hall” meeting at 2pm Eastern on Twitter to respond to a number of questions posed to him on the social network about middle class tax cuts.
Every December 1, the world takes a day to raise awareness about the spread of HIV/AIDS and its prevention. Here’s what Bill Gates and others are doing to help.
A company’s best, most educated, and highest-paid staff are continually trolling on Twitter for a better job. They’re not actively looking for a new job, just keeping an ear to the ground in case one comes up.
Imagine you could post a tweet which your followers view, engage with, watch video in, listen to audio in, and get detailed information about five or six related details … all without leaving Twitter.
The most mobile-centric properties in the world are two you probably wouldn’t immediately expect: Pandora and Twitter.
For small businesses, Twitter’s offer of $100 free advertising credits might be a nice Thanksgiving weekend present.
Unfortunately, sending a tweet about the Microsoft Surface via an Apple iPad isn’t the most convincing way to make an endorsement.
The little-known company that provides high-end revenue lifecycle management software for Twitter and Facebook is now offering the same technology for the little guy.
From Odeo and podcasts to a hackathon and the first seeds of what would become a globe-spanning social network, the Twitter creation story is perhaps the best-known example of the now-legendary startup pivot, the change that makes all the difference.
The Israeli Defense Forces is asking civilians not to tweet or Instagram photos or description of bombed sites, according to blog Yid with Lid, for fear that Hamas military officials may be able to locate sensitive IDF zones in the meta data.
But it’s not the written rules that are the problem. It’s the unwritten ones.
So you want to share that tweet, but don’t want to retweet. And you don’t want to copy, paste, and email, or take a screenshot and send it. Twitter will soon have a solution for you.
Twitter’s dreams of Hollywood fame and fortune continue today with the just-announced hire of Ben Grossman as head of global operations for Twitter’s media department.
Following legitimate hacks into some Twitter accounts, the site ended up mistakenly sending password reset e-mails to a large number of unaffected users as well.
No obsessed-but-thwarted Captain Ahab, Twitter finally put the Fail Whale in its watery grave with this set of infrastructure tweaks.
Facebook has more people, more Likes, more stuff — so why did Barack Obama use Twitter to declare his victory first?
Twitter loves Obama.
Obama, whose mastery of social media has certainly played a huge role in his victory, tweeted simply this: Four more years.
For tomorrow’s presidential election, Twitter has partnered up with Fox News, representing the first time the two have ever come together on a social media partnership.
Topsy has partnered with Twitter to provide live, real-time sentiment analysis of the U.S. presidential election. And after trailing Obama for much of the year, Romney appears to be in the lead.
This is in addition to Twitter’s already-existing policies of posting takedowns at Chilling Effects and per-country censorship of locally offensive content.
Twitter plans to alter its mobile applications with photo filters, but that won’t help the information network fight off the surging Instagram.
The sweetly named but oh-so-devastating storm that hit the mid-Atlantic with deadly force also shook up Twitter as people turned to the information network’s airways to search and share about Sandy.