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Friday, 13 Jul 2012

Twitter Introduces Age Screening for Brands

Twitter Introduces Age Screening for Brands

Twitter, in collaboration with Buddy Media, has launched an age screening service for adult brands. The feature is voluntary and companies who feel that their products are unsuitable for minors can opt in of their own volition.

Monday, 2 Jul 2012

Leap Second Bug Momentarily Takes Down Websites

Leap Second Bug Momentarily Takes Down Websites

Did you come across any websites that were down on Sunday morning? An additional second added to atomic clocks was the cause of certain websites suffering an outage.

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012

Twitter Introduces Simplified Profiles

Twitter Introduces Simplified Profiles

Twitter introduces a simplified profile which allows users view the original tweets of a verified account without all the conversations, leading to a cleaner Tweet timeline.

Friday, 27 Apr 2012

Twitter Updates Android and iOS Apps, Hopes to Win Back Users

Twitter Updates Android and iOS Apps, Hopes to Win Back Users

Twitter has made upgrades to its Android and iOS apps in the hopes of winning back users who were turned away after the last major redesign.

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012

Promoted Tweets Hit Mobile Twitter Apps

Promoted Tweets Hit Mobile Twitter Apps

Twitter includes advertising in its mobile apps with Promoted tweets. Previously not found on mobile devices, Twitter has announced that Promoted Tweets will now appear on iOS, Android and other mobile platforms.

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012

Twitter Acquires Posterous

Twitter Acquires Posterous

Twitter has acquired lightweight blogging service Posterous, which sheds some light on the direction the company seems to be heading.

Friday, 20 Jan 2012

Summify Heads For Twitter's Nest

Summify Heads For Twitter's Nest

Twitter has acquired Summify, a news aggregation start-up company. The announcement was published on Summify's blog, which left a bittersweet aftertaste for its crew and subscribers since the acquisition also marks the retirement of the popular service.

Thursday, 19 Jan 2012

More Than 2.4M Tweets About SOPA, Says Twitter

More Than 2.4M Tweets About SOPA, Says Twitter

There were more than 2.4 million SOPA-related tweets during midnight and 4pm Eastern time, according to Twitter. The top five terms were SOPA, Stop SOPA, PIPA, Tell Congress and hashtag #factswithoutwikipedia.

Monday, 19 Dec 2011

Sweden Hands its Twitter Account to its People

Sweden Hands its Twitter Account to its People

In an interesting move, Sweden has decided to hand over its official Twitter account over to its people. A new Swedish person will be given charge of the account every week to offer insight into the lives of the country's inhabitants.

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

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Screening Of "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" Sets New Tweets Per Second Record

The television screening in Japan of the ever popular animated movie "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" has led to a new Twitter record of 25,088 tweets per second, TechCrunch reports.

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