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Florida firefighter shared child porn on Twitter: cops – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Florida firefighter shared child porn on Twitter: cops
New York Daily News
The man had been using the handle “ot_a_ku2” on Twitter to chat with his buddies. The social media website flagged several of Diaz's posts that looked like they could contain child porn. Twitter sent these images to The National Center for Missing and …
Firefighter Faces Child Porn Charges Over Twitter PostsNBC 6 South Florida
Miami-Dade Firefighter Arrested For Sharing Child Porn On TwitterCBS Local
Firefighter charged with sharing sexual images of underage girls — on TwitterMiamiHerald.com
Local 10
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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 9:49 pm

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week – Huffington Post


Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week
Huffington Post
Until then, the chosen ladies among us can still count on our candy fix: "I'm Jewish so I get my candy from the Esther Bunny," quipped Twitter user MatzOhNoSheTwitnt. After such an exhausting week week of holiday prep and — oh yeah — taxes

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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 8:58 pm

Twitter Users Eviscerated NCAA President Mark Emmert With #AskEmmert … – SI.com


Washington Post (blog)

Twitter Users Eviscerated NCAA President Mark Emmert With #AskEmmert
SI.com
Mark Emmert was on Mike & Mike this morning, and some very misguided staffer at that show decided that this was the perfect opportunity to turn to the Internet for their input. Twitter users were encouraged to use the hashtag #AskEmmert to ask the NCAA …
#AskEmmert Twitter Q&A backfired hilariously on NCAA presidentWashington Post (blog)
Mark Emmert's Twitter chat was as awful as you expectedFOXSports.com
The #AskEmmert Twitter Q&A did not go as plannedThe Week Magazine
The Oregonian -Reason (blog)
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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 6:08 pm

What Twitter Got Wrong During the Week Following Last Year’s Boston Marathon – Boston.com


What Twitter Got Wrong During the Week Following Last Year's Boston Marathon
Boston.com
Here's a recap of what Twitter got really wrong over the course of the week following the 2013 Boston Marathon. 1. The 8-year-old Sandy Hook runner. The heartbreaking story of a young girl killed while running the Marathon in honor of her fallen

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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 4:05 pm

Why Priceline’s CEO Is Completely Wrong About Facebook And Twitter – Business Insider


Why Priceline's CEO Is Completely Wrong About Facebook And Twitter
Business Insider
Jesse Pujji is the CEO of Ampush, a media buyer who places ads on both Facebook and Twitter. His clients include Keebler and Livingsocial. He thinks Huston has got it all wrong, and he shared with us this open letter to the Priceline CEO (below

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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 4:01 pm

Xander Bogaerts Takes Responsibility for Twitter Gaffe – Boston.com


Boston Globe

Xander Bogaerts Takes Responsibility for Twitter Gaffe
Boston.com
The Twitter account for Red Sox rookie Xander Bogaerts remains deactivated after he shut it down earlier this week following an errant tweet of a scantily clad woman. Shortly after Wednesday's extra innings win over the White Sox, a picture came from …
Xander Bogaerts Tweets Picture of Woman in Thong, Promptly Deletes Twitter The Big Lead
Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts admits Twitter mistake, makes apologyMassLive.com
Xander Bogaerts takes responsibility for Twitter flubBoston Globe
Boston Herald
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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 3:46 pm

Fake Peoria mayor Twitter account prompts house raid – Fox News


Daily Mail

Fake Peoria mayor Twitter account prompts house raid
Fox News
Police trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria's mayor have raided a home and seized computers. Three people at the home were taken for questioning, as were two others who were met by police at their …
Warrant shows Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis wanted Twitter parody culprits tracked Peoria Journal Star
Fake Twitter account of Peoria, Ill., mayor prompts police raidLos Angeles Times
Parody Twitter account of Peoria, Ill., mayor leads to police raid after Daily Mail
Al Jazeera America -CNET -Digital Trends
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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 7:43 pm

Twitter suspends parody account @peoriamayor – The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)


Twitter suspends parody account @peoriamayor
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
Police officers trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria's mayor have raided a home, seizing computers and phones and hauling several people in to be questioned. Tuesday's raid was carried out by four …

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 3:58 pm

Bogaerts’s Twitter Account Deleted – Boston.com


Bogaerts's Twitter Account Deleted
Boston.com
An errant throw by Red Sox rookie shortstop Xander Bogaerts cost his team the game on Tuesday. And an errant tweet appears to have cost the 21-year-old Aruba native his Twitter account last night. On Wednesday night, the Red Sox defeated the White Sox …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 4:47 pm

Turkey Greets Twitter Delegation With List of Demands – New York Times


ThinkProgress

Turkey Greets Twitter Delegation With List of Demands
New York Times
ISTANBUL — Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has called Twitter “the worst menace to society” and a tool of foreign conspirators. For good measure, he has also accused it of evading taxes. After ordering the social media site to be blocked
Turkish Official Says Twitter Will Help Remove 'Malicious Content'ThinkProgress
Turkey accuses Twitter of 'tax evasion', calls for local officeReuters
RIGHTS > Twitter posts to be blurred to eliminate 'malicious content Hurriyet Daily News
Mashable -Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 16 April 2014 | 10:45 pm

Twitter – Yahoo News Search Results

Twitter app downloads could put users at risk

Twitter announced that it is putting its MoPub acquisition to use by enabling Twitter marketers to promote and distribute mobile apps . There is a potential opportunity there, though, for attackers to exploit the system if users become conditioned to download apps from their Twitter feed without thinking. At face value, the move seems a good one for companies that market through the social media …

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 7:03 pm

Twitter to promote app downloads in mobile timelines

Twitter's new mobile advertising suite lets companies pitch their mobile apps in promoted tweets or place ads inside other apps.

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 11:15 am

Twitter Makes Bold Moves in Mobile Ad Game

Twitter has announced new ways for advertisers to connect with targets both on and off the site. The new ad offering is the first integration between Twitter and MoPub, the mobile advertising exchange that Twitter acquired last year. With the partnership, advertisers will be able to launch ad campaigns that run across the entire Twitter Publisher Network.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 10:58 pm

Twitter Offers App Install Ads

Twitter will now give marketers the option to place app install ads in its stream, a feature which has helped Facebook grow its mobile advertising revenue.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 10:30 pm

Twitter Launches App Promotion Suite

As expected, Twitter announced the launch of a new mobile app promotion suite, enabling app developers to use mobile app-install ads on Twitter, and throughout the MoPub Marketplace, which spans over a billion Android and iOS devices. The suite is …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:24 pm

Twitter broadens advertising reach through app-install ads

Twitter Inc took a significant step Thursday towards broaden its advertising business by offering mobile ads urging people to install apps on its social network as well as through MoPub, the mobile-advertising network it acquired last year. As the mobile app economy grows, app developers have been willing to pay increasing amounts to advertise on major sites like Facebook to boost their app …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 3:28 pm

Twitter Surges on Gnip Buy, New Hire

Twitter recently announced that it is acquiring Gnip, one of its four long-time data partners.

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 7:56 pm

Twitter Gains Most Since IPO After Hiring Google Manager

Twitter Inc. (TWTR) hired Google Inc. (GOOG) executive Daniel Graf to be its new vice president of consumer products, sending the microblogging company's stock soaring the most since its first day of trading. Graf, who was a director at Google's mapping unit, is replacing Michael Sippey, who left the position at San Francisco-based Twitter in January. Twitter Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:01 am

Twitter buys social data provider Gnip, stock soars

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it bought social data provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount, signaling that it would take on a new role of packaging and selling data, a service in demand by business and government. The social media company said separately that it hired a Google executive to lead its consumer product development, filling a position that had been vacant since January. Investors …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 9:46 pm

Twitter's Lockup Holds Key to Stock

Amid the technology sector selloff, Twitter's recent nosedive may be one of the few actually tied to something specific: On May 5, the lockup on 489 million Twitter shares not previously eligible for sale will expire. Certainly, the social-messaging company felt compelled Monday to issue a statement saying that co-founders Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, along with Chief Executive Richard Costolo …

Posted on 14 April 2014 | 8:33 pm