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1: 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
2: new post   8% of online Americans use Twitter
"Eight percent of the American adults who use the internet are Twitter users."
Dec 9, 2010
3: new post   AP Twitter Account Hacked, Fake Tweet Falsely Described White House Explosions
AP said later: "The @AP twitter account has been hacked. The tweet about an attack at the White House is false."
Apr 23, 2013
4: new post   Apple Acquires Social Media Analytics Company, Topsy Labs
Topsy is one of the few firms to have access to Twitter's entire data stream.
Dec 3, 2013
5: new post   Bing and Twitter renewed their real-time search agreement
Microsoft Bing and Twitter renewed their real-time search agreement, the companies confirmed. They also alluded to "bigger and better things" in the future.
Sept 7, 2011
6: new post   Confirmed: Twitter Acquires Tweetdeck
I am extremely happy and proud to let you know that TweetDeck has been acquired by Twitter. We completed the deal on Tuesday and are now in the process of "joining the flock".[br][br]The past three years have been an epic journey, with many highs and lows, accompanied by the constant thrill of never really knowing what to expect next. We've grown from one team member and a single user, to a team of fifteen and a user-base of millions. The reason for this growth is simple, our unwavering focus on providing high-quality tools and services for the Twitter-centric power-user. This has always been our core audience, the most active, influential and valuable users of Twitter and social media in general. Quality over quantity.[br][br]It is precisely for this reason that Twitter has acquired TweetDeck. The mainstream Twitter user-base is well catered for by twitter.com and the official mobile clients. And by becoming part of the official platform, TweetDeck will now fill that role for brands, influencers, the highly active and anyone that just needs "more power".
May 25, 2011
7: new post   Hackers May Have 250,000 Twitter Accounts Usernames and Passwords
Though only a very small percentage of our users were potentially affected by this attack, we encourage all users to take this opportunity to ensure that they are following good password hygiene, on Twitter and elsewhere on the Internet.
Feb 2, 2013
8: new post   How To Get Started With Twitter and To Keep Growing Followers
Are you a late adopter of Twitter? Or you've tried it and can't 'get it,' or are you keen to grow your follower base. This might be the thread for you.
Feb 14, 2012
9: 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
10: new post   Introducing custom timelines: create timelines of Tweets for everyone
Twitter launches a new type of timeline that allows users to curate a list of individual tweets for others to browse through.
Nov 13, 2013
11: new post   Judge Rules Images Posted On Twitter Are Not Free To Use
A judge ruled two news organizations improperly used images a photojournalist posted to Twitter without permission in a big test of intellectual property law involving social media.
Jan 16, 2013
12: 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
13: new post   New Tailored Suggestions, And Twitter Supporting Do Not Track
...we support Do Not Track (DNT), which is reflected in our privacy policy as one of the ways you can indicate your preference.
May 18, 2012
14: new post   New Twitter Login Verification for iOS and Android
Twitter for iOS and Android updates let you enroll in login verification and approve login requests directly from your mobile app.
Aug 7, 2013
15: new post   New Twitter Profiles Allow New Header Photos
Upload an all-new header photo on mobile apps for iPad, iPhone and Android or twitter.com, and the same image will appear whenever anyone views your profile on the web or these apps. You can upload your header photo, which appears above your Tweets, to express yourself instantly, anywhere.
Sept 18, 2012
16: new post   New Twitter Rolling Out, 'Let's Fly'
We'll be rolling out the redesigned Twitter over the next few weeks. You can see it immediately on the just-updated versions of mobile.twitter.com, Twitter for iPhone, and Twitter for Android.
Dec 8, 2011
17: new post   New and Updated Android, iOS and Mobile Twitter Search
This is a major shift from how we have previously partitioned results by type (for instance, Tweet search vs. people search).
Feb 6, 2013
18: new post   Report: Twitter Acquires TV Analytics Company, Bluefin
Twitter has acquired Bluefin Labs, a social TV analytics company that was founded in 2008, sources say.
Feb 5, 2013
19: new post   Report: Twitter Advertising API May Launch In Q1
Twitter is finally gearing up to launch its advertising API some time in Q1.
Jan 28, 2013
20: new post   Report: Twitter Planning Launch of Geo-Targeted Ads for Retailers
Twitter plans to let brands show promoted tweets to users who open its mobile apps within close range of their stores.
June 21, 2013
21: 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
22: new post   Report: Twitter and Twittad 'Tweet' Trademark Settlement
On Monday, James Eliason, CEO of Twittad, said in an interview that Twitter would drop a lawsuit it filed against his company last month that sought to nix Twittad's registered trademark of the word 'tweet.' In return, Des Moines-based Twittad would transfer its registered trademark of 'tweet' to Twitter, he said.
Oct 11, 2011
23: 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
24: new post   Scheduled Tweets Now Available to Twitter's Ad Products Users
All marketers using Twitter's Ad Products can schedule organic or Promoted Tweets for specific dates and times up to a year in advance.
Oct 16, 2013
25: new post   Twitter API V1.1 Launches, With API Clarification Over API Limits
"The 100,000 user token limit applies only to the small set of clients replicating the core Twitter experience."
Sept 6, 2012
26: new post   Twitter Accounts Compromised and Those Hacked Are Sent Password Resets
Thousands of Twitter users have received emails warning their account has been compromised by a third party.
Nov 9, 2012
27: new post   Twitter Acquires Mobile Ad Exchange, MoPub
"MoPub's technology lets mobile application publishers manage their inventory and optimize multiple sources of advertising..."
Sept 10, 2013
28: new post   Twitter Acquires Mobile Native Ads Company, Namo Media
Twitter continues its efforts in advertising, now with acquiring Namo Media.
June 5, 2014
29: new post   Twitter Acquires Social Data Company, Gnip
"...we have agreed to acquire Gnip, a leading provider of social data and a long-standing Twitter data partner."
Apr 15, 2014
30: new post   Twitter Adds Favourite, Retweet and Activity Tab
You can now see when someone favorites or retweets one of your Tweets. You can also learn which Tweets are most interesting and inspiring to the people you follow.
Aug 11, 2011
31: new post   Twitter Adds Follow Button For Websites
More than 50 sites have added the Follow Button today, making it easy for you to discover the Twitter accounts of your favorite reporters, athletes, celebrities, and other personalities. Using the Follow Button is as simple as a single click. You can also see the profile and latest Tweets of the account you want to follow by clicking the username next to the Button.
June 1, 2011
32: new post   Twitter Advertising Introduces Keyword Targeting In Timelines
"Enter the keywords you want to target, choose whether you want to use phrase match or unordered keyword match, and specify your other targeting options such as geographic location, device and gender."
Apr 17, 2013
33: new post   Twitter Aiming For 2 Billion Users
You might think that statement was from Mark Zuckerberg, as Facebook approaches 1 billion active users on its social network and focuses on the next billion. But it was Satya Patel, Twitter's vice president of products, outlining the goal his company has set for itself.
May 2, 2012
34: new post   Twitter Announces App Install Ads
"Advertisers can now set up campaigns directly on ads.twitter.com to run across the Twitter Publisher Network, which is comprised of the thousands of apps and over 1 billion monthly devices the MoPub mobile advertising exchange reaches."
Apr 17, 2014
35: 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
36: 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
37: new post   Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo: We Want A 'True Platform' And Consistent Experience
"The future of Twitter is that we'll have a true platform...not just an API that allows developers to create an alternate Twitter experience, but an API that allows third parties to build on top of Twitter in a way that creates accretive value for the user, much how Amazon allowed third-party merchants to build into Amazon."
Sept 21, 2012
38: new post   Twitter Can Now Withhold Content From Users In A Specific Country
We haven't yet used this ability, but if and when we are required to withhold a Tweet in a specific country, we will attempt to let the user know, and we will clearly mark when the content has been withheld.
Jan 27, 2012
39: new post   Twitter Challenges Turkish Access Ban Through The Courts
"...we filed petitions for lawsuits we have been working on together with our independent Turkish attorney over the last few days in various Turkish courts to challenge the access ban on Twitter..."
Mar 26, 2014
40: new post   Twitter Confirms "Mute" Feature Coming To Accounts
According to Twitter, mute gives users more control over the tweets in your stream by allowing you to remove a user's content, without them knowing you've muted them.
May 13, 2014
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