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|1:|| Widget Gives Sidebar Details Pane On Twitter|
"The new details pane instantly displays content like photos and videos,..."
|Oct 21, 2010|
|2:|| Why People Don't Use Twitter|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss why some people don't use Twitter. Is it that they just don't 'get it.'
|Oct 17, 2012|
|3:|| Verified Account Mistake By Twitter|
For an entire day, the account purporting to be Rupert Murdoch's wife was verified, even though it was fake.
|Jan 4, 2012|
|4:|| UK: Sponsored Twitter Football Advertising Campaign Banned|
The Advertising Standards Authority said that the messages did not make clear they were "identifiable as marketing communications".
|June 20, 2012|
|5:|| U.S. Court Orders Twitter to Reveal User Details Over Libel Battle|
The social network has passed the name, email address and telephone number of a south Tyneside councillor accused of libelling the local authority via a series of anonymous Twitter accounts.[br][br]The UK South Tyneside council took the legal fight to the superior court of California, which ordered Twitter, based in San Francisco, to hand over the user's private details.
|May 30, 2011|
|6:|| Twitter, The Footballer, And UK Privacy Law|
The micro-blogging site is the subject of a High Court legal challenge in relation to the naming of a footballer who had obtained a privacy injunction.
|May 24, 2011|
|7:|| Twitter's t.co URL Wrapper Will Eventually Handle All Links|
All links submitted within tweets and direct messages, regardless of length, will eventually be wrapped with t.co.
|Oct 11, 2011|
|8:|| Twitter's Real Time URL Fetcher: SpiderDuck|
...we decided to design a new system that could meet Twitter's real-time needs and scale horizontally with its growth. Rather than reinvent the wheel, we built the new system largely on top of open source building blocks, thus still leveraging the contributions of the open source community.
|Nov 16, 2011|
|9:|| 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|
|10:|| 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|
|11:|| Twitter's New Expanded Tweets Allow Content Previews, Images and Videos|
Now, a diverse and growing group of new partners like the The Wall Street Journal, Breaking News, and TIME also deliver rich content inside Tweets containing a link to those websites.
|June 14, 2012|
|12:|| Twitter's IPO filing is official|
S-1 now publicly available
|Oct 4, 2013|
|13:|| 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|
|14:|| 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|
|15:|| Twitter's 'Cards' Is The Future For Developers|
Twitter's new Cards technology allows third-party developers to create richer, more compelling, and, above all, visually consistent, content inside of Twitter itself.
|Aug 1, 2012|
|16:|| Twitter and Yandex Team Up For Real Time Search|
Twitter will give Yandex access to its so-called firehose of all public tweets, the two companies said on Tuesday, in an agreement similar to the one the social short-messaging site has with Microsoft's search engine, Bing.
|Feb 21, 2012|
|17:|| Twitter and Amex In eCommerce Collaboration Experiment|
Twitter and American Express Co. said Monday they struck a partnership to allow Twitter users to buy products for the first time directly on the short messaging service.
|Feb 12, 2013|
|18:|| Twitter Warns News Organizations Of More Phishing Attempts|
Twitter acknowledged that the "incidents" appear to be "spear phishing attacks that target your corporate email," that appear to be legitimate emails and are often sent directly to the account holder.
|Apr 30, 2013|
|19:|| Twitter Uses DMARC to Act Against Email Phishing For User Passwords|
While this protocol is young, it has already gained significant traction in the email community with all four major email providers:- AOL, Gmail, Hotmail/Outlook, and Yahoo! Mail, already on board, rejecting forged emails.
|Feb 22, 2013|
|20:|| Twitter Turns To The Law To Shut Down Spammers|
This morning, we filed suit in federal court in San Francisco against five of the most aggressive tool providers and spammers.
|Apr 6, 2012|
|21:|| 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|
|22:|| Twitter To Start Placing Paid Tweets In Organic Stream|
Twitter is looking at introducing advertisements among the short messages that users see in the most active part of the social networking service, according to people with direct knowledge of its plans.
|June 24, 2011|
|23:|| Twitter To Roll Out Free Survey Tool To Big Advertisers|
Twitter hopes that it will be able to use the feature to convince advertisers that they're getting their money's worth, and to help them tweak and optimize their campaigns.
|Oct 3, 2012|
|24:|| Twitter To 'More Thoroughly' Enforce Developer Rules Of The Road|
Twitter to tighten its API use.
|July 2, 2012|
|25:|| Twitter Tightens Rules For Developers With API V1.1|
"...you will need our permission if your application will require more than 100,000 individual user tokens."
|Aug 17, 2012|
|26:|| Twitter Testing New Promoted Tweets|
That's why starting today, we're introducing a way to ensure that the most important Tweets from the organizations you follow reach you directly, by placing them at or near the top of your timeline. These Promoted Tweets will scroll through the timeline like any other Tweet, and like regular Tweets, they will appear in your timeline just once. Promoted Tweets can also be easily dismissed from your timeline with a single click.[br][br]We'll be rolling out and testing this new offering over the next several weeks with a select group of partners...
|July 28, 2011|
|27:|| Twitter Suspends Journalist's Account After Criticism Of NBC Olympics Coverage|
Twitter has brought down a hail of critical tweeting on its own head by suspending the account of a British newspaper's Los Angeles correspondent following his acerbic reporting of NBC's coverage of the Olympics.
|July 31, 2012|
|28:|| Twitter Submits IPO Documents|
Probably the next most anticipated IPO after Facebook.
|Sept 13, 2013|
|29:|| Twitter Stats: 200 Million Tweets Per Day|
A billion Tweets are sent every five days.
|July 1, 2011|
|30:|| 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|
|31:|| Twitter Search Uses Real-Time Human Computation|
Twitter's engineering department has explained how it uses humans to help improve its search.
|Jan 9, 2013|
|32:|| Twitter Rolls Out New Search|
Today we're starting to roll out a completely new version of Twitter search. Not only will it deliver more relevant Tweets when you search for something or click on a trending topic, but it will also show you related photos and videos, right there on the results page. It's never been easier to get a sense of what's happening right now, wherever your curiosity takes you.
|June 2, 2011|
|33:|| Twitter Rolling Out Tweet Archive Capability|
If you don't see that option in Settings today, know that it's on the way! We're rolling out this feature slowly, starting today with a small percentage of users whose language is set to English.
|Dec 19, 2012|
|34:|| Twitter Rolling Out Older Tweets In Search Results|
"We'll be steadily increasing this percentage over time, and ultimately, aim to surface the best content for your query."
|Feb 9, 2013|
|35:|| Twitter Revamps Its Ads Center|
Based on feedback from our advertisers, we've created a revamped experience that improves campaign reporting, provides more visibility into campaign performance, analytics and spend, and also makes it easier to manage campaigns in real time.
|Mar 14, 2013|
|36:|| Twitter Reports 'Cascading Bug' Caused Service Outage|
This wasn't due to a hack or our new office or Euro 2012 or GIF avatars, as some have speculated today. A 'cascading bug' is a bug with an effect that isn't confined to a particular software element, but rather its effect 'cascades' into other elements as well.
|June 22, 2012|
|37:|| Twitter Reengineers Its Cards System And Introduces New Capabilities|
"...through those Cards, we're introducing a new way to bring people directly to your app from a Tweet, and we're adding new types of Cards, so you can more creatively show your content on Twitter."
|Apr 3, 2013|
|38:|| 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|
|39:|| Twitter Publishes Draft Of Innovators Patent Agreement (IPA)|
Typically, engineers and designers sign an agreement with their company that irrevocably gives that company any patents filed related to the employee's work. The company then has control over the patents and can use them however they want, which may include selling them to others who can also use them however they want. With the IPA, employees can be assured that their patents will be used only as a shield rather than as a weapon.
|Apr 17, 2012|
|40:|| Twitter Prohibits Automated Following or Bulk Following|
Twitter has updated its developer guidelines, and one item stood out, "automated following or bulk following is also prohibited."
|July 4, 2013|