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After much pressure, Twitter releases its diversity figures – USA TODAY


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After much pressure, Twitter releases its diversity figures
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Succumbing to growing public pressure, Twitter released the gender and ethnic breakdown of its work force Wednesday, showing that it looks like most other major technology companies: overwhelming male, white and Asian. In the U.S. …
Twitter Has A Massive Diversity Problem, And These Two Charts Prove ItBusiness Insider
Twitter workers: Mostly white, mostly maleFortune
Twitter Admits to Diversity Problem in WorkforceABC News
Mother Jones (blog) -TIME -Mashable
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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:47 am

Commonwealth Games 2014: Twitter reacts to Glasgow’s opening ceremony – The Independent


The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: Twitter reacts to Glasgow's opening ceremony
The Independent
As ever, Twitter users were not shy in voicing their opinions on the event, particularly regarding the vibrant opening act which saw Glasgow-born Dr Who actor John Barrowman leap from under a giant kilt, to join Chewin' The Fat comedian Karen Dunbar in …
Glasgow 2014: Twitter explodes in battle of the wealfies as sporting stars hit Scottish Daily Record

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:50 pm

Airlines Take to Twitter to Inform Customers, World – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Airlines Take to Twitter to Inform Customers, World
Wall Street Journal
"There are over 250 airlines on Twitter today, which is more than the number of airlines that have loyalty programs," said Shashank Nigam, chief executive of Singapore-based aviation marketing consultancy SimpliFlying. "When it comes to direct …

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:31 pm

Facebook and Twitter head into retail terrain – CNBC.com


CNBC.com

Facebook and Twitter head into retail terrain
CNBC.com
Facebook and Twitter face different growth scenarios, but both are now focusing their gaze on the same market: Retail. There's a logical reason for the shift. The social networking sites are testing out "buy" buttons in an effort to tap into the $304
Facebook, Twitter Push E-Commerce, Like It Or NotInformationWeek
With CardSpring Deal, Twitter's E-Commerce Strategy Emerges in Time for Re/code
Is the Facebook 'Buy' Button a Threat to Amazon and Twitter?Motley Fool
International Business Times AU
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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:13 pm

The Best Twitter Feed in Congress Belongs to Its Longest-Serving Member – National Journal


The Best Twitter Feed in Congress Belongs to Its Longest-Serving Member
National Journal
It's well worth taking five minutes to scroll through Dingell's Twitter feed. Among his tweets you'll find a Photoshopped image of Dingell parodying Lebron James's recent Sports Illustrated story. And you can watch Dingell on YouTube navigating Google
BuzzFeed: US Rep. John Dingell 'probably the best person on Twitter'MLive.com

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:06 pm

Danica Patrick Q&A: On Twitter, her career and country music – Indianapolis Star


Danica Patrick Q&A: On Twitter, her career and country music
Indianapolis Star
And post more pictures of her so that my Twitter isn't filled with pictures. It tends to be me doing all the tweeting from Dallas' account. Ricky did it once. You know, yes it is a little bit funny to have a Twitter account for your dog. But really it

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 12:41 pm

Joel Embiid reached out to Kim Kardashian on Twitter again – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Joel Embiid reached out to Kim Kardashian on Twitter again
USA TODAY
It might be blind luck that Joel Embiid is better at Twitter than everyone, because he doesn't quite seem to understand how it works just yet. Embiid is reaching out to Kim Kardashian again, but this time he's not asking if he can 'slide into her DMs
Budding NBA superstar Joel Embiid gets ignored by Kim Kardashian on Twitter Herald Sun
NBA Rookie Joel Embiid Winning Twitter, Now Hitting on RihannaInternational Business Times AU
Joel Embiid puts the moves on Kim Kardashian and Rihanna through TwitterGiveMeSport
The Epoch Times -Mstarz
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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 7:08 am

Hated NHL referee Tim Peel joins Twitter, immediately leaves – SB Nation


Hated NHL referee Tim Peel joins Twitter, immediately leaves
SB Nation
Ever wondered what would happen if a referee who was universally hated joined Twitter? Wonder no more. Tim Peel is widely known as one of the worst referees in the NHL, right up there with Chris Lee in his complete inconsistency and extremely …

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 5:15 pm

Twitter quickly debunks latest Russian effort to blame Ukraine for MH17 – Vox


Twitter quickly debunks latest Russian effort to blame Ukraine for MH17
Vox
Russian defense officials on Monday promoted a video that they claimed showed a Ukraine-owned Buk antiaircraft missile system rolling through the streets of Krasnoarmeisk, Ukraine, shortly after Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern …

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Posted on 22 July 2014 | 4:00 pm

Twitter Seeks Boost From Overseas Users – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Twitter Seeks Boost From Overseas Users
Wall Street Journal
Twitter's revenue, most of which comes from advertising, more than doubled in the first quarter to $250.5 million. But the company, which was founded in 2006, has yet to make a profit. Some 78% of Twitter's more than 255 million users are located

Posted on 21 July 2014 | 5:37 pm

Twitter – Yahoo News Search Results

Twitter airs its unflattering diversity numbers when all eyes are on Facebook’s second quarter earnings

Twitter picked a rather opportune moment to publish its horrifying staff diversity statistics: During Facebook's quarter two earnings release.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:06 am

Only 3 in 10 Twitter workers are women

Twitter's staff looks just like that of other tech companies: overwhelmingly male and white.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:51 pm

Twitter, Like Other Big Tech Companies, Comes Up Short on Diversity

The social media company's report on employees' gender and ethnic backgrounds is the latest in a string of reports indicating that when it comes to diversity, the tech industry has "a lot of work to do."

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:20 pm

Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:34 pm

Twitter Has A Massive Diversity Problem, And These Two Charts Prove It

Twitter just revealed its US and global diversity statistics, and the numbers aren't great. 

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:07 pm

Facebook and Twitter Aim to Tap E-Commerce Market

The social networking sites are testing out "buy" buttons in an effort to tap into the $304 billion that estimates show will be spent on e-commerce this year.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:03 pm

Facebook and Twitter gunning for retail

Facebook and Twitter face different growth scenarios, but both are now focusing their gaze on the same market: Retail.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:18 pm

Facebook and Twitter head into retail terrain

Facebook and Twitter face different growth scenarios, but both are now focusing their gaze on the same market: Retail.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:57 pm

Why I Follow 15,000 People on Twitter

Twitter can be a great way to connect with new personal and business contacts. Here are the ways I use the social network to my benefit.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 12:30 pm

How Twitter's New Potential 'Retweet With Comment' Feature Could Help Businesses

The recent news that Twitter is testing out a new feature is exciting to some of the site’s most loyal users. The feature would enable a “retweet with comment” option not currently available on the site. Today, Twitter users are only given the option to retweet an item. Adding comments is a time-consuming maneuver that only dedicated users really use.

Posted on 21 July 2014 | 11:57 pm