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|81:|| Twitter Now Gives Greater Control Over Third Party App Permissions|
More Control: Beginning today, we're giving you more control over what information you share with third-party applications. Apps that you use to access your direct messages will ask for your permission again. By the middle of June, applications that do not need access to your direct messages will no longer have it, and you can continue to use these apps as usual.
|May 19, 2011|
|82:|| Report: Twitter To Acquire Tweetdeck For $40 Million|
Twitter has acquired TweetDeck, we've heard from a source with knowledge of the deal, and the transaction will be announced in the next few days. The $40 million to $50 million purchase price includes both cash and Twitter stock, says our source.
|May 3, 2011|
|83:|| Twitter's Ongoing Growing Pains With Its Business|
Yet even as management tackles its executive and product problems, a major challenge looms: Twitter needs to figure out what it wants to be when it grows up. It's one of the reasons Dorsey is back at Twitter, but coming up with Twitter's raison is a tall order for a visionary who has another big job. Twitter CEO Costolo insists that the company isn't a "social network." But what is it? A media company? A communications tool? Or even something more? Twitter executives need to answer those questions, and fast.
|Apr 14, 2011|
|84:|| Rumor of The Day: Potential Twitter Buyout by Facebook or Google|
Twitter has been holding talks with potential suitors, including Facebook and Google, which could value the micro-blogging site at $10bn, reports suggest.[br][br]The new valuation would be a significant leap for Twitter. Last December it raised $200m in funds from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers and existing Twitter investors. The deal valued the firm at $3.7bn. But since then investors have shown a fierce appetite for the new wave of internet companies and the valuations of its peers have soared.
|Feb 10, 2011|
|85:|| Twitter Buys Summize Search in 2008 and Lets the Domain Expire in 2010|
Twitter purchase the search engine summize.com in the middle of 2008. The domain name was let to expire in December 2010. It was picked up by a domainer apparently in Hong Kong.
|Jan 8, 2011|
|86:|| $200m Raised in New Finance for Twitter|
"Twitter is also adding two new board members, including David Rosenblatt, boss of digital advertising group DoubleClick."
|Dec 16, 2010|
|87:|| Twitter Publishes its Top Trends of 2010 From 25 Billion Tweets|
"An astounding 25 billion Tweets were sent in 2010. We analyzed all those Tweets to identify the year's Top 10 Trends,"
|Dec 13, 2010|
|88:|| How Twitter Measures Trends|
"Topics break into the Trends list when the volume of Tweets about that topic at a given moment dramatically increases."
|Dec 10, 2010|
|89:|| 8% of online Americans use Twitter|
"Eight percent of the American adults who use the internet are Twitter users."
|Dec 9, 2010|
|90:|| Twitter's CEO Admits It Lacks a Clear Long Term Vision|
"I am currently trying to define what Twitter's purpose is in the long term."
|Nov 27, 2010|
|91:|| Twitter's Official Analytics Product Has Arrived|
Twitter Analytics will crunch a lot of data about a user account, including which tweets are most successful, which tweets caused people to unfollow, and who the most influential followers are.
|Nov 18, 2010|
|92:|| Twitter Poised to Let Businesses Claim Their Place|
This puts Twitter in direct competition with FaceBook and Foursquare
|Nov 9, 2010|
|93:|| Twitter Starts Trialling Ads In Users' Streams|
"...this new kind of paid ad would appear in a user's Twitter stream regardless of whether they follow that advertiser or search for anything on Twitter."
|Nov 2, 2010|
|94:|| Widget Gives Sidebar Details Pane On Twitter|
"The new details pane instantly displays content like photos and videos,..."
|Oct 21, 2010|
|95:|| Twitter Transitions To a New Search Back End|
"Our demands on the new system are immense: With over 1,000 TPS (Tweets/sec) and 12,000 QPS (queries/sec) = over 1 billion queries per day (!) we already put a very high load on our machines."
|Oct 7, 2010|
|96:|| Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: 'No, I am not prepping Twitter for a sale.'|
"We've both done that selling a start-up thing to big companies like Google, and don't want to do it with Twitter..."
|Oct 6, 2010|
|97:|| Twitter Names Dick Costolo CEO|
"During his year at Twitter, he has been a critical leader in devising and executing our revenue efforts, while simultaneously and effectively making the trains run on time in the office."
|Oct 5, 2010|
|98:|| Looks like Twitter was hacked |
|Sept 21, 2010|
|99:|| Twitter Launches Redesigned Site|
"Today, we're introducing a new, re-engineered Twitter.com that provides an easier, faster, and richer experience."
|Sept 15, 2010|
|100:|| Twitter's Change to OAuth Authentication Generates Security Debate|
Twitter recently stopped supporting its Basic authentication for third party applications (there are over 70,000 of them at this point) and now supports only the OAuth authentication method. This has kicked up a storm of controversy.
|Sept 5, 2010|