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Sony Goes After Twitter For User Tweets About Hacked Emails

Sony appears to be trying to sue just about anybody it can, who as anything to do with sharing materials from its now famously hacked emails. This includes news organizations, Twitter users, and now Twitter. Vice’s Motherboard reports that it has obtained an email sent from Sony to Twitter, which Twitter confirmed as authentic. The publication reports: The letter—sent from …

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Instagram Destroys Twitter in Brand Engagement, Says Report

Brands looking to cultivate a robust social media following should be putting a lot of their time into Instagram, according to recent data. Socialbakers says that brand engagement on Instagram is blowing Twitter out of the water. In fact, the average engagement per post for the top 25 most-engaged brands in 50 times greater on Instagram than it is on …

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Twitter Reportedly Eyeing Foursquare Partnership

Twitter has a location-based element to it, but it’s not that sophisticated and it’s not really a huge part of the service. It appears the company may be looking to change that. Business Insider is quoting the ubiquitous “sources familiar with the matter”, who says that Twitter is eyeing a partnership with Foursquare, to utilize the latter’s massive databases of …

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Twitter Adds Mobile Targeting Options

Twitter announced the launch of two new mobile targeting features for advertisers: mobile carrier targeting and targeting users with new mobile devices. Twitter says a number of types of advertisers can make use of carrier targeting, such as carriers themselves, mobile manufacturers, app marketers, and other verticals. “Advertisers across verticals can create carrier-targeted campaigns that align with their preferred demographic,” …

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Twitter Reportedly Torn on Autoplay Videos

Whether you’re a marketing-minded person who thinks that Twitter is a perfect place for autoplay video ads or a user who absolutely hates the sound of that – you have people inside the company that agree with you. In fact, the decision-makers at Twitter are split on whether or not to take the next step in video and autoplay them …

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Twitter Co-Founder Doesn’t Give a Sh-t About Instagram’s User Metrics

Twitter co-founder and board member Evan Williams thinks it’s stupid to put so much stock in user metrics. Well, he put it more bluntly. Fortune’s Erin Griffith has the quote of the week – at least from a tech leader. No minced words to be found here. It’s a question of breadth versus depth. Why is users the only thing …

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Jill Dillard and Jessa Seewald: Rumor Shut Down by Double Date Pics

Never fear, fans of the Duggar family. The rumors of a fued between the Dillard and Seewald extensions have been glossed over by a good old-fashioned family dinner. Although the second- and third-oldest sisters, Jill and Jessa, have not addressed talk of their rift or why Jill is no longer following Jessa on Twitter, the two have continued to post …

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Twitter Launches Tailored Audiences From Mobile Apps

Twitter announced the launch of tailored audiences from mobile apps, enabling advertisers to create targetable audience segments based on mobile app actions (like installs, purchases, or sign-ups). This follows the recent news that Twitter would track which apps users have. “Tailored audiences from mobile apps can help you drive the highest possible ROI in your app install and app engagement …

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Netflix Offers Twitter Reminder For Upcoming Content

It appears that Netflix is using a new tactic to remind people of its upcoming content. As you may know, the company will debut its newest show Marco Polo on December 12. The official Twitter account for the show has a pinned tweet with a “Tweet me a Reminder” button, so you can be sure not to forget about the …

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Amanda Bynes Returns to Twitter, Looks Slim

Former What I Like About You actress Amanda Bynes returned to Twitter after a 26 day hiatus, and posted a rare picture of herself. Bynes has been infamously going through a rough patch for the last long while, and Twitter has been her choice platform to vent her frustrations and sensibilities. In April, 2012 Bynes was arrested after hitting a …

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Amanda Bynes: Is She Turning It Around?

Hard to believe that it’s been 26 days since troubled Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes posted anything on social media. However, Bynes is back, and this time she’s not a trainwreck. The 28-year-old took to Twitter on Saturday to post a picture for her 3.7 million followers. How does she look? Surprisingly, Bynes looks great. She’s appears fit, put together, and …

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Twitter Gives Advertisers Answers

In June, Twitter launched Mobile App Promotion. A bit later, its Crashlytics branch launched Answers, which it described as “mobile analytics you don’t need to analyze”. Later still, Twitter launched its Fabric platform, which includes Answers. In the meantime, Twitter says it has gotten a lot of feedback from people requesting a free, basic solution for measuring app installs on …

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