Twitter

Twitter’s hilarious new ad addresses one of its biggest problems — that Twitter is too hard to use

Twitter launched two new digital ads with comedian Romesh Ranganathan.<p>Well-played, Twitter.<p>The social company came out with a new video ad on Wednesday that puts a pretty hilarious spin on one of Twitter’s biggest real-world problems — its product is too hard to use, especially for new users …

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wore these strange shoes during an interview with Lloyd Blankfein — and broke a cardinal workplace rule

• <b>Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey wore a strangle pair of black sandals during an interview with Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.</b>• <b><br>In doing so, he broke one of the cardinal rules of dressing professionally.</b><p>Jack Dorsey is known for his style prowess, but not even he can pull off flip-flop-style …

Business

Twitter will now help you thread tweets

A new feature from the social network should streamline things when you create a chain of tweets.<p>You know those times when the space of a single tweet isn't enough?<p>Well, the days of laboriously "threading," or chaining tweets together, will soon be gone. Twitter is going to institute a threading …

Jack Dorsey

This Is How Steve Bannon And Breitbart Tried To Sabotage Twitter

For more than a year before he became Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Steve Bannon sought to wage war against Twitter, tasking Milo Yiannopoulos and other Breitbart News employees to look into editorial, financial, and legal ways they could harm the Jack Dorsey–led social network.<p><b>Steve Bannon and</b> …

Long-form Journalism

Twitter officially launches ‘threads,’ a new feature for easily posting tweetstorms

Twitter today is announcing the launch of a new feature that will allow people to more easily post tweetstorms – that is, those series of connected tweets that have grown to become a popular workaround for getting past Twitter’s character count limitation in order to share longer thoughts. The …

Technology

2nd Best Skater In The World! - ReVive Skateboards

Skateboarding videos<p>Subscribe For Daily Videos! Get ReVive & FORCE Gear at http://www.theshredquarters.com Instagram & Twitter - @Andyschrock …

Skateboarding

McDonald's Malaysia refutes Israel ties after boycott calls

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian franchise of McDonald’s Corp said it was “disappointed” with calls on social media to boycott the fast food restaurant …

McDonald's

Publishers Sharing AMP Articles on Twitter Can Now Access Analytics – Adweek

Twitter enhanced its implementation of Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) to give publishers access to article analytics.<p>Twitter product manager</b> …

Advertising Industry

Early Data Shows Longer Tweets Are A Hit With Twitter's Users

The early verdict is in: people are retweeting and liking longer tweets almost twice as much as shorter ones. Did Twitter actually do something right?<p>Given the deluge of complaints about Twitter's 280 character limit when it debuted this fall, you'd think people would be ignoring the new, lengthier …

Technology

You can now use Twitter in augmented reality, in case your life isn’t bleak enough

TweetReality<p>I like Twitter. Tweeting helps me formulate thoughts in a unique way, and despite the company’s many missteps, I think it’s a net positive addition to my life. That should make me a good target audience for TweetReality: an augmented reality app, based on Apple’s ARKit, that puts your …

Augmented Reality

Facebook to Hire 800 New Workers in London

Facebook Inc. is to hire 800 new staff in London, expanding its U.K. headquarters despite coming under increasing scrutiny from the country’s …

River Thames

Why Black Twitter can't get enough of Britain's next royal

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are not about to unite the world and end racism with their engagement, but it's a much-needed piece of good news

Meghan Markle

The Secret History of the Senate Tax Bill Triumph

, New York Sun December 2, 2017<p>Here’s the secret history of the Trump tax triumph. The whole thing was headed for defeat because a rasher of …

Jerry Moran

Black Twitter celebrates as Omarosa gets canned from White House job: ‘Congratulations — you played yourself!’

With the news that former reality TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman has been ousted from her job as a Trump White House aide, many Twitter users …

Donald Trump

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey On U.S. Treasury Secretary's View Of AI: 'Stupid, Irresponsible'

Jack Dorsey is not one to shy away from controversy on issues he cares about. One of those for the socially-minded CEO of two billion-dollar startups, Twitter and Square, is the U.S. Treasury Secretary’s Steven Mnuchin’s stated views on artificial intelligence and jobs.<p>“We have a treasury secretary …

Jack Dorsey

Twitter Changes Reason to Allow Trump's Anti-Muslim Retweets

Twitter Inc. said it allowed anti-Muslim videos that were retweeted by President Donald Trump because they didn’t break rules on forbidden content, …

Islamophobia

Twitter CEO slammed for retweeting man who is pro-racial profiling

If there’s one predominant issue people have with Twitter, it’s the prevalence of hate speech. Nazis tweet with impunity on the website, sending …

Gear & Gadgets

#TwitterSmarter Podcast: Get Smart Twitter Marketing Results with Jay Baer [Episode 50]

Listen in Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, GooglePlay or iHeartRadio.<i>This podcast episode is brought to you by audible – get a FREE audiobook download and</i> …

Social Media Marketing

Twitter has a new reason for why it didn't delete Trump's anti-Muslim retweets

Twitter has changed its explanation as to why it did not delete three graphic anti-Muslim videos retweeted by President Donald Trump.<p>"We mistakenly pointed to the wrong reason we didn't take action on the videos from earlier this week," Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet on Friday.<p>On Thursday, …

Social Media

How to Trade Bitcoin, Twitter and Other Key Names This December

What will it take to upset the stock market's persistent momentum? That's the big question I'm asking as we enter 2017's final month.<p>Market timers …

Banking

Why Twitter didn't delete anti-Muslim tweets

President Trump has been heavily criticized for his decision to retweet three graphic anti-Muslim videos.<p>But why did Twitter allow them in the first place?<p>The anti-Muslim videos were first posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right party Britain First. They depict violent assaults and …

World News

Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.<p>Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app …

Costa Rica

FCC Chairman Pai proposes rolling back net neutrality rules by three years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission's chairman said on Tuesday he is proposing rolling back "net neutrality" rules to where they were three years ago, a move he says will not damage online access, as critics have argued.<p>He argued against critics like Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), …

Net Neutrality

Banks forced to be honest about system glitches until robots can fix them before they reach Twitter - Fintech makes the world go around

You would think that banks were about to collapse as a result of computer problems some days when you flick through your Twitter feed, but the online …

Business Technology

Twitter ‘error’ leads to 24-hour freeze on New York Times’ account

In its attempt to crack down on hate speech, Twitter mistakenly blocked the <i>New York Times’</i> international account for about 24 hours this weekend. The …

Gear & Gadgets

Can’t Keep Up? 5 Steps to Simplify Your Twitter Marketing

How to Use Twitter to Promote Your Business<p>By Jonathan Nuñez<p>Share on:<p>When I got started using Twitter, I was super excited about the possibilities. …

Social Media Marketing

The ex-Twitter employee who shut Donald Trump’s account for 11 minutes says it was a ‘mistake’

A German man has come forward as the former Twitter Inc employee who shut down the account of US President Donald Trump for 11 minutes this month on …

News (China)

McDonald's Covfefe Moment: Attributes Early Morning Tweet To Lack Of McCafe

McDonald’s lost -- or depending on your perspective, won -- the post-Thanksgiving Twitter marketing crown with an early Friday morning tweet …

Advertising Industry

Black Twitter Wins Again With #ThanksgivingWithBlackFamilies Hashtag

It's that time of year again when Black Twitter gets to cut it up with the #ThanksgivingWithBlackFamilies hashtag... and they did not disappoint!<p>From …

Women of Color

Twitter testing a feature that shows how many are ‘talking about’ tweets

Twitter is experimenting with a new feature that will show how many people are “talking about” individual, popular tweets. The metric shows up under some embedded tweets when they appear elsewhere on the web, and seems to replace both the retweet and replies totals with one, cumulative total.<p>The …