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Politician ‘follows’ porn star, says Twitter account was hacked – New York Post


New York Post

Politician 'follows' porn star, says Twitter account was hacked
New York Post
“County Executive Bellone's Twitter account, which is operated by his staff, has been hacked and an obscene Twitter account was subsequently followed,” said his spokeswoman, Vanessa Baird-Streeter. “A formal complaint has been filed with Twitter and to …

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:13 am

The teens behind EarthPix and other viral Twitter feeds go legit – Gigaom


Gigaom

The teens behind EarthPix and other viral Twitter feeds go legit
Gigaom
Earlier this year, a piece in The Atlantic disclosed the names of the geniuses behind a series of massively-popular Twitter accounts, including Earth Pics and History In Pics — each with over a million followers. Were they former journalists, or
All Day Raises $2 Million To Be A Media Portal For The Twitter GenerationTechCrunch

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 9:26 pm

Twitter parody of North Korea’s mouthpiece not afraid to crow over Sony’s … – Computerworld


Deadline.com

Twitter parody of North Korea's mouthpiece not afraid to crow over Sony's
Computerworld
Twitter parodies are commonplace: Some are even more popular than the sources they mimic, like FauxPelini the hilarious account that mocks former Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini. The fake has 176,000 followers, while Pelini's has just over half as many.
Celebrities rage on Twitter after Sony cancels 'The Interview'CNET
Hollywood Hits Twitter To Vent Anger About 'The Interview' Being PulledDeadline.com
Celebrities Express Horror, Outrage At Sony Decision To Pull The Interview Gossip Cop
CNN -Tech Times
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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 9:18 pm

Iggy Azalea, Azealia Banks feud on Twitter – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Iggy Azalea, Azealia Banks feud on Twitter
New York Daily News
Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks had another Twitter showdown after the “212” rapper explained her dislike for the Aussie artist. During an interview with New York radio station Hot 97 on Thursday, Banks often became emotional as she detailed why she has …
Azealia Banks Now Beefing with Action Bronson on TwitterBillboard
Iggy Azalea posts lengthy Twitter rant at Azealia BanksDaily Mail
Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks' Racially Fueled Feud Explodes on TwitterCelebuzz
Glamour.com -E! Online -MTV.com
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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:55 pm

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has plans for Medium – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has plans for Medium
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO – Evan Williams means business. He purposefully strides into a room, clutching a coffee mug with the slogan Get S— Done. The normally low-key Williams, who co-founded Twitter, is breaking a cone of media silence to discuss the vision of …
Twitter Inc (TWTR) Is Essentially a News Service: Evan WilliamsTech Insider

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:46 pm

Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion, Eclipsing Twitter – Wired


Wired

Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion, Eclipsing Twitter
Wired
On Friday, Citigroup raised the valuation of the photo and video sharing network from $19 billion to $35 billion, right on the heels of Instagram announcing that it now has 300 million monthly active users. By comparison, Twitter has 284 million
$35 Billion Instagram Valuation Overtakes Twitter, Approaches UberSFist
Instagram now valued at $35 billion, beats TwitterTimes of India
Facebook's (FB) Instagram is Bigger and Better than Twitter (TWTR), Should Be StreetInsider.com (subscription)
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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:22 pm

Rand Paul, Twitter troll – Washington Post (blog)


National Journal

Rand Paul, Twitter troll
Washington Post (blog)
“The 50-year embargo just hasn't worked,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told a radio show Thursday. Later in the interview, he said, “In the end, I think, probably, opening up Cuba is probably a good idea." Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) does not agree with him
Rand Paul Is Starting a Twitter Fight With Marco Rubio Over CubaNational Journal
Marco Rubio, Rand Paul trade shots over Cuba on TV, Twitter, FacebookAlaska Dispatch
Rand Paul trolls Marco Rubio on Twitter as Cuba feud turns nastyWashington Times
Politico -JP Updates
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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:40 pm

Mel B’s mother launches Twitter rant against Stephen Belafonte – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Mel B's mother launches Twitter rant against Stephen Belafonte
Daily Mail
He is now in Los Angeles, reportedly in the wake of a 'series of explosive rows' with Mel B and took to Twitter to strenuously deny that he ever abused the X Factor judge. Earlier in the week, he spoke exclusively to MailOnline in regards his current

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:11 pm

Twitter chat as it happened: "Is Bitcoin over?" What’s the future of Bitcoin? – CNN


Twitter chat as it happened: "Is Bitcoin over?" What's the future of Bitcoin?
CNN
Where will digital currencies be a year from now? We set up a Twitter chat with a panel of experts from different backgrounds (cryptocurrencies supporters, lawyers, regulators, reporters) to get a sense of what the future might hold for Bitcoin and its

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:54 pm

Twitter should ban racist words, says MP – The Guardian


The Guardian

Twitter should ban racist words, says MP
The Guardian
Racist words should be blocked by Twitter, a Labour MP who was a victim of online anti-Semitism has said. Luciana Berger, shadow minister for public health, said she received 2,500 hate messages at the height of an internet campaign against her.
British Politician Asks Twitter Inc To Censor “Hate Speech”ValueWalk
Twitter should ban racist words – MPRT
Twitter must block anti-Semitic words, says abused Labour MPTelegraph.co.uk
Mirror.co.uk -Algemeiner
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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 9:04 am

Twitter – Yahoo News Search Results

Twitter acquires social TV service SnappyTV

The service allows companies to quickly edit and share clips online.

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 4:43 am

Politician ‘follows’ porn star, says Twitter account was hacked

Honestly, my Twitter account was hacked! A Suffolk County politician pulled a move out of the Anthony Weiner playbook when The Post discovered he was following Duke porn star Belle…

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:16 am

Twitter (TWTR) Targets Russia for Ad Selling Activities – Analyst Blog

San Francisco-based micro blogging site, Twitter Inc. (TWTR), recently started selling advertising rights in Russia in an endeavor to broaden its revenue base outside the United States.

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:30 pm

Twitter Initiated, Facebook Raised & Apple Exceeds Expectations

Twitter (TWTR) initiated, Facebook (FB) gets a price target boost and Apple (AAPL) exceeds estimates in Friday's Analysts' Actions.

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:02 pm

Oppenheimer Initiates Coverage On Twitter, Believes Stock Is Appropriately Priced At Current Levels

Analysts at Oppenheimer initiated coverage of Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR ) Friday by issuing a Perform rating and setting a $36.00 price target. Twitter is a global social networking platform with over 280 …

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 4:11 pm

Will Twitter (TWTR) Stock React to This Coverage Initiation Today?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) – Shares of Twitter are up 0.46% to $36.90 in pre-market trading after Oppenheimer initiated coverage on the company with a "perform" rating and a price target of $36. "While TWTR is the best Internet platform for real-time content discovery, we believe the stock's current valuation of 10x 2015E sales, a 52% premium to peers, fully reflects future prospects based on current …

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:43 pm

Twitter Inc (TWTR): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research – Zacks Equity Research Report

Twitter's third quarter loss was in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate while revenues beat the same. Guidance disappointed, most likely impacted by a slowing user growth rate

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:00 pm

Twitter Starts Selling Ads in Russia to Propel Global Expansion

Twitter Inc. (TWTR) started to sell advertising in Russia , shrugging off regulatory hurdles and a slowing economy as part of a push to add revenue outside the U.S.

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:31 am

The 5 Worst Twitter Marketing Fails of 2014

#Fiasco. Some brands excel at tucking their tails between their tweets. Here's a naughty list of the ugliest Twitter marketing disasters this year and the important lessons you can learn from them.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 3:30 pm

Twitter Is a Buy But Not for the Reasons You Might Think

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (TheStreet) – Twitter   found itself the benefactor of a stock upgrade from Pivotal Research Group on Tuesday, as the firm changed its recommendation from "hold" to "buy." The upgrade, though a sign of faith in Twitter's 2015 revenue potential, is more a product of Twitter's terribly performing stock, which has slid so far back in value to finally make it a bargain. "We have …

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 9:29 pm