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Twitter Scrutinized and Praised

Twitter Scrutinized and Praised

Twitter was scrutinized and praised this past week, and it was mostly due to their application of freedom of expression on their website. Though the corporation has long maintained a stance on allowing users to post any kind of expression that does not involve harassing others, it does not appear to apply to gruesome images […]

Twitter Making News and Adjustments Again

Twitter Making News and Adjustments Again

Twitter is making news and adjustments again and this time it is controversial. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has been in Ferguson, Missouri while Twitter Corporation has been testing a new feature and disallowing other types of features. According to Gregory Wallace of CNN Money, Jack Dorsey went to his hometown of St. Louis in Missouri […]

Latest News on Twitter

Latest News on Twitter

The latest news on Twitter suggests investors are keeping an eye out on its stock performance. With a great Second Quarter Report on Earnings, Twitter’s stock has risen 20 percent since July with 12 percent occurring since the Second Quarter. What is Twitter’s next strategy? To keep finding ways to raise its portfolio, of course. Benchmark, a […]

Zelda Williams Trolls Spark Twitter Policy Changes

Zelda Williams Trolls Spark Twitter Policy Changes

Zelda Williams has backed off from social media in the wake of severe bullying that she went through in the immediacy of her father’s tragic death.  No doubt, the late Robin Williams, her doting dad, would have been taking aim at these social media bullies with the resources in his power.  The Twitterverse certainly came […]

Twitter Making Moves

Twitter Making Moves

Twitter is making moves after reporting an increase in revenue and additional users for the second quarter of the year. Although the social networking service is anticipating an increase for the third quarter, Twitter is considering new techniques to access more users, as well as make the experience more unique. Twitter reported their second quarter […]

Twitter Wants to Grow Up to be Like Facebook

Twitter Wants to Grow Up to be Like Facebook

Twitter, the network that made the hashtag more popular, wants to grow up to be like Facebook. Though Twitter is a popular social media site, famous for a variety of perks, they seem to always fall way short of being as big as Facebook. The CEO Dick Costolo has introduced a plan that may just […]

Twitter is Making News and Important Changes

Twitter is Making News and Important Changes

Twitter is making news with important changes, additions  and a so-called “nerdy” account. The last occurrence isn’t “nerdy” as much as controversial and discourteous to users of Twitter. In a report by The Washington Post, someone behind a twitter account known by the name SCOTUSblog was reported as tricking users into thinking justices of the Supreme Court […]

Twitter Testing ‘Retweet With Comment’ Feature to Replace ‘Quote a Tweet’

Twitter Testing ‘Retweet With Comment’ Feature to Replace ‘Quote a Tweet’

Twitter is reportedly testing a new feature that would allow users to add a personal comment when retweeting. The new element of Twitter would replace the option to “quote a tweet” with “retweet with comment.” Users would still be allowed the maximum amount of 140 characters in which to comment on the original tweet; a limit which […]

Twitter of the Renaissance

Twitter of the Renaissance

Twitter may be the modern medium for short and clever political commentary, but in Rome during the Renaissance, politically-minded Romans made old statues speak. In the early 16th century, Romans began to lampoon the people in power, the popes and their agents, with satirical verses they hung on an old Roman statue in Parione square which they […]

Twitter Can Save Lives Through Dataminrs Big Data

Twitter Can Save Lives Through Dataminrs Big Data

A startup in New York City called Dataminr is using Twitter to potentially save lives by detecting news faster through analysis of big data. The company has been the first to generate news alerts on a number of events that had the potential to save lives including tornadoes, explosions, forest fires and various shootings. In […]

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