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81: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   $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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   8% of online Americans use Twitter
"Eight percent of the American adults who use the internet are Twitter users."
Dec 9, 2010
90: new post   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: new post   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: new post   Twitter Poised to Let Businesses Claim Their Place
This puts Twitter in direct competition with FaceBook and Foursquare
Nov 9, 2010
93: new post   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: new post   Widget Gives Sidebar Details Pane On Twitter
"The new details pane instantly displays content like photos and videos,..."
Oct 21, 2010
95: new post   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: new post   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: new post   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: new post   Looks like Twitter was hacked
I was just nailed by the mouseover hack/worm that's making it's way around Twitter, as some users experiment with a recently exposed JavaScript vulnerability.
Sept 21, 2010
99: new post   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: new post   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
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