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Twitter Makes Efforts To Combat Harassment Twitter Makes Efforts To Combat Harassment

Twitter just announced that it’s making some changes to how it handles harassment, which has become a pretty big problem on the Internet at large, but especially on Twitter where most interaction is public. Specifically, Twitter is improving its in-product …

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

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, …

Twitter Tests Card-Linked ‘Offers’ With A Few Brands Twitter Tests Card-Linked ‘Offers’ With A Few Brands

Twitter announced that it’s testing a new offering for advertisers called Twitter Offers, whicn enables them to provide card-linked promotions to users. When a Twitter users sees a Twitter Offer in their timeline, they can add it to their credit …

Vine Keeps You From Missing Your Favorites Vine Keeps You From Missing Your Favorites

Twitter’s Vine announced the addition of a new favoriting feature, which allows you to select your favorite accounts, so you won’t miss Vines from them. You’ll see a little star icon in the top right corner of users’ profiles, which …

Amanda Bynes: Queen Of Tweet And Delete

Amanda Bynes never ceases to impress with her tweets. I mean that in a bad trainwreck sort of way, but lately, the bizarre world she lives in is getting a little more interesting. After biking and aimlessly wandering around New …

Lisa Bonet: Cryptic Cosby Tweet From Fake Account

Lisa Bonet has given word, through a representative, that she had absolutely nothing to do with the cryptic accusatory tweet about Bill Cosby that was tweeted over the weekend. The former The Cosby Show star indicated that she doesn’t even …

Lisa Bonet’s Cryptic Bill Cosby Tweets Were Sent From A Fake Account Says Manager

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 Search Now Indexes Every Public Tweet From Last 8 Years Twitter Search Now Indexes Every Public Tweet From Last 8 Years

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 …

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple & Other Tech Companies Call For Government Surveillance Reform Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple & Other Tech Companies Call For Government Surveillance Reform

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 Regretting Not Getting That Google Deal Done? Twitter Regretting Not Getting That 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 … Well, It’s Something This Presidential Social Media Exchange Is … Well, It’s 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 Duck 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 …