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|1:|| 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|
|2:|| 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|
|3:|| 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|
|4:|| 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|
|5:|| 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|
|6:|| 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|
|7:|| 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|
|8:|| 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|
|9:|| 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|
|10:|| 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|
|11:|| 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|
|12:|| 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|
|13:|| 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|
|14:|| 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|
|15:|| Twitter Outage |
It seems that there's a major twitter outage right now.
|July 26, 2012|
|16:|| Twitter To 'More Thoroughly' Enforce Developer Rules Of The Road|
Twitter to tighten its API use.
|July 2, 2012|
|17:|| 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|
|18:|| 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|
|19:|| 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|
|20:|| New Tailored Suggestions, And Twitter Supporting Do Not Track|
|May 18, 2012|
|21:|| 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|
|22:|| 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|
|23:|| 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|
|24:|| Twitter Does A Deal For Two-Year Tweet Archive|
Firms can search tweets back to January 2010 in order to plan marketing campaigns, target influential users or even try to predict certain events.
|Feb 28, 2012|
|25:|| 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|
|26:|| Twitter Gears Up For Small Business Advertising Starting March|
Starting today, American Express Cardmembers and merchants can register to participate in the initial introduction of this new offering via ads.twitter.com/amex. We will launch this new offering more widely later this year.
|Feb 17, 2012|
|27:|| 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|
|28:|| 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|
|29:|| Twitter Criticises Google For Google+ In SERPs, a "bad day for the Internet."|
Twitter General Counsel Alex Macgillivray, among other thought leaders who criticized Google's Google-centric approach, had already personally called today's launch a "bad day for the Internet."
|Jan 11, 2012|
|30:|| 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|
|31:|| 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|
|32:|| Twitter Is Rolling Out Its Self-Serve Ad Platform|
The advertisers using the self-serve platform are small and midsize businesses, and they can make payments with credit cards rather than be invoiced. The ultimate goal is for advertisers to set up campaigns without ever making contact with a Twitter sales rep, in the vein of Google AdWords and Facebook's self-serve platform, but the advertisers in this launch were already customers.[br][br]"This is an important step in continuing to grow Twitter's business," the company said in a statement. "Our promoted products can help small and medium-sized businesses build their audience on Twitter and better engage with the people they want to reach. As with all of our advertising efforts, we're starting small, testing carefully and making improvements as we learn what works. We will slowly roll this capability out to more advertisers in the coming weeks and months."
|Dec 1, 2011|
|33:|| 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|
|34:|| 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|
|35:|| 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|
|36:|| 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|
|37:|| 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|
|38:|| 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|
|39:|| Twitter Stats: 200 Million Tweets Per Day|
A billion Tweets are sent every five days.
|July 1, 2011|
|40:|| 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|