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Iggy Azalea Quits Twitter for a Bit, Says “The Internet Is the Ugliest Reflection of Mankind”

It seems like a celebrity quits Twitter every day, and today it’s rapper Iggy Azalea’s turn. Thanks to some Twitter trolls and a few paparazzi shots, Azalea is taking some time away from social media, as it’s become “too negative and draining.” Just got back from a great vacation, came online and saw apparently it's shocking and unheard of to …

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Twitter ‘Answers’ Analytics Tool Available For Non-Developers

Twitter announced that its mobile app analytics tool Answers will be available separately from its Crashlytics suite, where it has resided since launching. It will still be available via Crashlytics, but for non-developers, it will also be available in standalone form. Product manager Brian Swift said in a blog post, “This way, we’ll be able to innovate more rapidly and …

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Lolo Jones Joins Camp That Think “50 Shades Of Grey” Is Harmful To Society

Lolo Jones, talented athlete and outspoken Christian, has joined the movement of people who think 50 Shades of Grey is trash and harmful to our society. Lolo Jones and many others out there have made known their distaste for the erotic novels. They have blogged, tweeted, and shared their way into the fray with strong opposition to the “mommy porn” …

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Chelsea Handler Flashes Bare Breasts in Mardi Gras Tweet

Chelsea Handler has a real problem keeping her breasts under cover, and this was proven most recently at Mardi Gras. The former Chelsea Lately star has flashed her bare breasts on a ski slope and has shared them in a shower scene film clip. Now she has exposed them yet again on the streets of New Orleans. On Monday evening, …

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What Google’s Twitter Deal Means For You

News came out last week that Google and Twitter have struck a new deal to put real-time tweets back into Google’s search index. The companies aren’t providing much in the way of details about the deal at this point, and it’s possible that they never will, but they did confirm the deal, and indicate that it will go into effect …

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Newsweek Twitter Account Hacked, Posts Obama Threats

Newsweek is the latest major publication to fall victim to a Twitter hack. It appears that a group calling itself Cyber Caliphate took over the magazine’s account around 11am EST, and began tweeting out threats, supposed leaked documents, and general propaganda relating to Islamic terrorism. “#CyberCaliphate Bloody Valentine’s Day #MichelleObama! We’re watching you, you girls, and your husband,” read one …

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Twitter: Government Info Requests on the Rise, Up 40% Worldwide

Twitter’s latest transparency report is out, and the numbers of governmental requests – both for user info and for content removal – are way up. According to Twitter, the company has seen a 40% increase in government requests for user info in the past six months, worldwide. The biggest increase comes in Russia, where Twitter say over 100 separate requests …

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Twitter Must Make It Harder to Be an Abuser, Says CEO

Twitter is aware that it has a problem with trolls and abusive content on the site. Twitter has taken and is currently taken steps to combat the seemingly endless amounts of abuse that some suffer on the network – but it’s clearly not enough. CEO Dick Costolo says that he takes full responsibility for this, and that Twitter must shift …

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Twitter Talks Google Deal, Says User Growth Trend Already Turned Around This Year

Twitter reported its Q4 and fiscal year 2014 financial results on Thursday, with 97% year-over-year revenue growth for the quarter at $479 million. Ad revenue per thousand timeline views reached $2.37 in the quarter, which was up 60% year-over-year. The company managed to impress with its business, but continued to disappoint in the user growth department, which is an area …

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Amber Rose A “Foul Creature” Says Wiz Khalifa

Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa will probably never, ever reconcile. Ever. If you had the dream that Amber Rose would forgive and forget, don’t hold your breath. And definitely don’t put that idea out there. Keep that thing to yourself. Recently, a fan suggested to Wiz Khalifa, “get your wife back.” Then Wiz Khalifa decided to go on a Twitter …

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Twitter to Kick Trolls Off ‘Right and Left’, Says CEO

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has admitted something we’re all well aware of: Twitter is pretty bad at handling instances of abuse on its platform. “We suck at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform and we’ve sucked at it for years. It’s no secret and the rest of the world talks about it every day. We lose core user …

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Google And Twitter Partner On Search Again

Google and Twitter have finally reached a new deal that will see Google indexing tweets in real time, according to a report from Bloomberg (and apparently confirmed by Re/code). The deal hasn’t been formally announced, and the terms are unknown. The report says tweets will become visible in Google’s search results as soon as they’re posted starting in the first …

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