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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 …

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 …

Sarah Jessica Parker Among Many Stars Saying Thanks

Sarah Jessica Parker, Roseanne Barr, Jimmy Kimmel, Carrie Underwood, and Courteney Cox are just a few celebrities who gave Twitter shout-outs to our men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces in honor of Veterans Day. You’ve probably seen a …

Amanda Bynes: Manic-Depressive Or Not?

Amanda Bynes has strung the nation along on her wild ride of ups and downs. From vulgar thoughts to accusations of abuse, the troubled former star seems to have some serious issues. On Tuesday, Bynes tweeted that she has been …

Was Alex From Target A Marketing Ploy?

Alex from Target is the product of a social media experiment. At least that’s what a Los Angeles marketing firm is saying. Breakr CEO Dil-Domine Jacobe Leonares claimed in a LinkedIn post that his company was behind the social media …

Jacqueline Laurita, Dina Manzo Take Feud to Twitter

Jacqueline Laurita announced in October that she was returning to the Real Housewives of New Jersey, and the antennae of the show’s fans no doubt immediately went up. The initial buzz that spread was likely in the form of a …

Anita Sarkeesian Talks #GamerGate on Colbert

For years now Anita Sarkeesian has been under attack. As a blogger Sarkeesian writes Femenist Frequency, a blog and video series dedicated to examining the representation of women in pop culture. Her work often focuses on touchy subjects within subcultures, …

Bad News For Those Looking For More Twitter Traffic Bad News For Those Looking For More Twitter Traffic

Twitter seems to have a real user growth problem, and it’s scaring away investors. Meanwhile, it’s making changes that a lot of its loyal users don’t really like, and it’s sending less traffic to websites. Simply put, there’s not a …

Sexy Ebola Nurse Costume Hits Online Store, Sparks Anger Online

Adding to a growing list of less-than-tasteful “sexy” Halloween costumes available, the sexy Ebola nurse costume from BrandsOnSale.com is sparking anger online. The costume comes with a short white dress, face shield, breathing mask, safety goggles and blue latex gloves. …

IBM And Twitter Announce Big Enterprise Data Partnership IBM And Twitter Announce Big Enterprise Data Partnership

Twitter and IBM announced a new partnership to give enterprises Twitter data through IBM tools and services. Essentially, it’s a combination of Twitter’s “public pulse” of real-time data and IBM’s cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services. IBM will …

Twitter Launches 2014 Elections Hub with Curated Tweets and Data Twitter Launches 2014 Elections Hub with Curated Tweets and Data

As Twitter has done in the past with big events (both national and global), it has just launched a new activity hub for the 2014 elections. And while some of its past attempts to organize conversation around certain events (for …

Here’s a Creepy 14-Tweet Story from R.L. Stine

It doesn’t take a lot of words to tell a creepy, compelling tale. Short fiction writers know this, and they’ve been using Twitter as a medium for their brief–but-–powerful stories for years. Twitter’s recently embraced this – even holding its …