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Twitter confirms it’s testing a tweetstorm feature

Twitter confirms it’s testing a tweetstorm feature

Twitter confirms it’s testing a feature that allows users to more easily create “tweetstorms” – those series of connected tweets that have grown to be a popular workaround for Twitter’s character count limitations. The feature, which was recently spotted in the wild, offers a new interface for composing tweets, where individual tweetstorm entries can be […]

Google is surfacing Texas shooter misinformation in search results — thanks also to Twitter

Google is surfacing Texas shooter misinformation in search results — thanks also to Twitter

Google has once again been called out for algorithmically encouraging the spread of dubious, politically charged speculation and misinformation around a topical news event. In the latest instance of the algorithmic amplification of misinformation, the news event in question is a shooting in a Texas church on Sunday. Authorities have identified 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley as the […]

James Comey changes his Twitter handle to @Comey

James Comey changes his Twitter handle to @Comey

A quick update on the James Comey Twitter situation: The former FBI Director yesterday switched his Twitter handle over to his name. He now owns the @Comey Twitter handle, which is verified. Comey confirmed the new handle, saying he’s glad to be a part of the Twitterverse: Here’s my new handle. Glad to be part […]

Twitter’s $99 monthly subscription ad program launches into public beta

Twitter’s $99 monthly subscription ad program launches into public beta

Twitter unveiled in its Q3 earnings report that it had been testing a new, self-serve advertising subscription aimed at small businesses. That service, known as Twitter Promote Mode, is officially launching today with the goal of letting small businesses and personal brands more easily run ad campaigns on Twitter’s platform by automating them, for the […]

Crunch Report | Uber eyes 2019 IPO

Crunch Report | Uber eyes 2019 IPO

Today’s Stories Uber CEO says 2019 is the target for IPO Apple has acquired imaging sensor startup InVisage Technologies Twitter pauses account verifications after critics slam it for verifying Charlottesville rally organizer Credits Written by: MRD Hosted by: MRD Filmed by: Joe Zolnoski Edited by: Joe Zolnoski Read More Source link

DST Global letter to LPs denies impropriety in Facebook, Twitter investments

DST Global letter to LPs denies impropriety in Facebook, Twitter investments

DST Global, the investment firm led by Yuri Milner, has sent a letter to its limited partners blasting media outlets for “insinuations” that it used its holdings in Twitter and Facebook as anything other than financial investments, after it was revealed that the Russian government was indirectly an investor in DST Global. The letter, provided […]

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