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Twitter Wants to Track Which Apps You Have on Your Phone; Here’s How to Stop It

Twitter Wants to Track Which Apps You Have on Your Phone; Here’s How to Stop It

By Josh Wolford 2 hours ago

Twitter has just added a section to its security & privacy terms that explains how the company is about the start “collecting and occasionally updating the list of apps installed on your mobile device”. Re/code first spotted the updated page, …

Lisa Bonet Tweets Cryptic Message About Bill Cosby

On November 21, an unverified account claiming to be Lisa Bonet sent out a cryptic tweet rumored to be about the rape allegations being hurled at her TV dad, comedian Bill Cosby. The tweet said, “According to the karma of …

You Can Now Share Tweets via Direct Message You Can Now Share Tweets via Direct Message

As we told you it would last week, Twitter has now rolled out a feature that lets you share tweets via direct message. “Twitter is already a great place for public conversation; now it’s also easier to privately discuss things …

Here’s Twitter’s Buy Button In Action Here’s Twitter’s Buy Button In Action

A couple months ago, Twitter officially announced its Buy button to enable users to make purchases directly from tweets. It didn’t make it immediately available to all businesses, however. Twitter said in September that it was beginning to test it …

Ashton Kutcher, Uber Investor, Gives His Two Cents Ashton Kutcher, Uber Investor, Gives His Two Cents

As we’ve reported this week, Uber is catching a lot of flak over statements made by a company VP and more recently, actions made by another exec. In short, an Uber VP named Emil Michael recently proposed that Uber could, …

Women Are Happiest Working for These Tech Companies Women Are Happiest Working for These Tech Companies

Among other things, 2014 has been the year of the diversity report. Like dominoes, tech company after tech company has made a point to release their internal diversity figures – basically, gender and ethnic breakdowns of the companies’ workforces. As …

Twitter Now Indexes Every Tweet Ever Twitter Now Indexes Every Tweet Ever

Twitter’s search engine just got a lot more comprehensive. It’s long been a helpful tool for real-time search, but now it’s going to be a lot better at surfacing historic content. The company announced on Tuesday that it now indexes …

Tech Companies Write Open Letter To Senate Tech Companies Write Open Letter To Senate

About a year ago, the Reform Government Surveillance coalition was formed. Today, it includes AOL, Apple, Drobpbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo. The companies have since maintained a website on the issue, and have now penned an …

Twitter May Regret Not Getting Google Deal Done Twitter May Regret Not Getting Google Deal Done

Remember the days when you could search for something that was in the news on Google and get a set of realtime search results comprised mainly (but not solely) of updates from Twitter? It was a helpful feature that let …

This Presidential Social Media Exchange Is Something This Presidential Social Media Exchange Is Something

I don’t know if this is awesome or not. I know it’s not uninteresting. I also don’t know if this signals the fall of humanity. I’d have to go with no – although it’s not uncharacteristic of a falling civilization. …

Bill Cosby Social Media Experiment Backfires Badly

Bill Cosby — or someone on his payroll — took to Twitter a few days ago to try out a little experiment with social media. Maybe Cosby had heard about the power of social media to get a buzz going …

Twitter Talks About New Features It’s Working On Twitter Talks About New Features It’s Working On

Twitter held its Analyst Day conference on Wednesday, where it discussed some new features it’s working on, and will launch in the coming months. For example, starting sometime in the first half of next year, you’ll be able to recored, …

Teacher Suspended Over 'Dumb Ass Crackers' Tweet

In another episode of you can’t say that shit on Twitter, a Duncanville, Texas high school teacher has been suspended after sending out a rather explicit tweet. “Who the fuck made you dumb duck ass crackers think I give a …

Jennifer Lawrence Will Just Never Get On Twitter

Jennifer Lawrence is just not interested in social media. Apparently it is just too much to think about for the mega star. I think we’ve all had that feeling, but she is pretty serious. On Nick Grimshaw’s BBC 1 radio …

Jennifer Lawrence Says No To Twitter

In an interview with BBC 1’s Nick Grimshaw for his radio program, Jennifer Lawrence talked about her aversion to social media. The star was there to promote her new film Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 with her co-stars Josh …

Jennifer Lawrence Doesn’t Do Twitter

Jennifer Lawrence may like to try new things, but she won’t be trying out Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks anytime soon. Lawrence recently talked about Twitter and said that she doesn’t even know what it is, but is …

Jennifer Lawrence Says She Will Never Get Twitter

Go to Twitter and search for Jennifer Lawrence’s account. Find anything? Probably not considering the Hunger Games actress does not have a Twitter account and says she never will. While speaking to Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Nick Grimshaw during …