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Google’s EU ‘enforcer’ on antitrust, Twitter, Daily Show – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Google's EU 'enforcer' on antitrust, Twitter, Daily Show
USA TODAY
Margrethe Vestager , the European Union 's competition commissioner, made headlines this week when she brought formal antitrust charges against Google. In the highest profile antitrust lawsuit in Europe since the one against Microsoft, Vestager accused …

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Posted on 18 April 2015 | 6:37 am

Hillary Clinton ‘can’t satisfy her husband’ tweet on Donald Trump’s Twitter – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Hillary Clinton 'can't satisfy her husband' tweet on Donald Trump's Twitter
Daily Mail
In a retweet on Thursday, a staffer to real estate magnate Donald Trump managed to capture the coarsest background conversations Americans are having about former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's personal baggage. He may now be looking for a new …

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 11:30 pm

Twitter files a "tweetstorm" of trademark applications – Fortune


Fortune

Twitter files a "tweetstorm" of trademark applications
Fortune
While it's entertaining to see Twitter use its legal muscle to trademark that term, it's also not surprising because it contains the word “tweet” — meaning, a post on Twitter — in it. Trademark law requires companies to aggressively protect words and
Twitter Seeks Trademarks For 'Tweetstorm' And 'The Future of Identity'International Business Times

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 9:51 pm

Twitter provides greater privacy protection to users in Europe, but not the US – Mashable


Mashable

Twitter provides greater privacy protection to users in Europe, but not the US
Mashable
Twitter made a small but significant update to its terms of service and privacy policy on Friday, noting that all users outside the U.S. will have their account information processed at Twitter's subsidiary in Ireland starting next month. Until now
Twitter moves non-US accounts to Ireland away from the NSABetaNews
Twitter updates privacy policy for non-US accounts, moving jurisdiction to IrelandThe Next Web
Ireland to become privacy regulator for 300m Twitter usersIrish Times
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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 9:07 pm

N.J.’s Britt McHenry, ESPN reporter, had Twitter beef with woman before … – NJ.com


NJ.com

N.J.'s Britt McHenry, ESPN reporter, had Twitter beef with woman before
NJ.com
After a back-and-forth eventually resulted in McHenry calling Sparkman a "hater," the attorney tweeted about some "rando" on Twitter "seeking me out and bashing their misinterpretation." That's when McHenry had this to say: "Technically given the two
Britt McHenry previously bullied a woman on Twitter as wellTampa Sun Times
ESPN's Britt McHenry berated another female, on TwitterAL.com
#FireBritt Trends On Twitter After Britt McHenry Video Goes Viral — Folks The Inquisitr
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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 6:45 pm

Spiceworks Steals Away Twitter VP Amir Movafaghi to Prepare for IPO – Re/code


Re/code

Spiceworks Steals Away Twitter VP Amir Movafaghi to Prepare for IPO
Re/code
Spiceworks, one of the biggest social networks you've never heard of, is one step closer to going public. The company, which caters to IT professionals around the world, has landed the CFO that will help get them there. Amir Movafaghi, a Twitter
Spiceworks replaces CFO with Twitter executiveAustin Business Journal (blog)

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 6:04 pm

Twitter’s 140 Character Limit Isn’t Enough! Anna Kendrick Is Writing a Book – E! Online


E! Online

Twitter's 140 Character Limit Isn't Enough! Anna Kendrick Is Writing a Book
E! Online
"And while many of my female inspirations who have become authors are incredibly well-educated and accomplished comedy writers, I'm very, very funny on Twitter, according to Buzzfeed and my mom, so I feel like this is a great idea," the statement …
Anna Kendrick Is Writing Her Own Book! Does This Mean She's Over Twitter PerezHilton.com

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 3:55 pm

Twitter Makes It Easier For Developers To Add Timelines To Mobile Apps – TechCrunch


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Twitter Makes It Easier For Developers To Add Timelines To Mobile Apps
TechCrunch
Twitter this week rolled out new features to its mobile developer platform, Fabric, aimed at expanding access to Twitter timelines from third-party applications. With an update to Twitter Kit, the platform component that lets developers authenticate
Twitter Lets Developers Add Timelines, Guest Authentication To Mobile AppsWebProNews
Twitter now allows developers to add timelines to mobile appsThe Tech Portal

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 3:18 pm

Twitter on hiring spree, revamps Zipdial office in Bengaluru – Economic Times


Twitter on hiring spree, revamps Zipdial office in Bengaluru
Economic Times
BENGALURU: Online social networking service provider Twitter, which acquired Bengaluru-based Zipdial earlier this year, has started to scale up operations in the city. Over the past few weeks, the United States-based company has been scouting for

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 6:31 am

Twitter Is Winning The Live Streaming Battle – TechCrunch


Daily Mail

Twitter Is Winning The Live Streaming Battle
TechCrunch
Following its acquisition of live streaming app Periscope, Twitter has been actively fighting to make sure its service beats that of independent competitor Meerkat, which had a slightly earlier start. In recent weeks, Twitter has made changes to cut
HBO issues takedown notices after Twitter app Periscope broadcasted Game of Daily Mail
Is Periscope The Next Big Thing For Twitter? (TWTR)Seeking Alpha
Twitter, Meerkat and the questionable viability of social videoTech Page One
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Posted on 16 April 2015 | 3:21 pm

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'Game of Thrones' Hit by Piracy From Twitter-Owned App Users

HBO tells Twitter app Periscope to cut it out after users live-stream 'Game of Thrones'

Posted on 15 April 2015 | 1:53 am

Twitter as a flood rescue tool

As a social networking tool used by millions, Twitter can be a great help in disaster operations, said researchers Tuesday who created real-time flood maps using data from tweets. Some 900 flood-related tweets per minute were sent in the Indonesian capital Jakarta during floods in February, Dirk Eilander of the Netherlands-based Deltares research institute said at a European Geosciences Union …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:57 pm

Twitter's embedded tweets feature lands on Android one week after iOS debut

Twitter for Android is finally getting the fancy new embedded "quote tweet" feature that rolled out recently to iOS and the web. The revamped quote functionality gives you 116 extra characters to pontificate on the topic when sharing somebody else's tweet. It also makes quoted tweets much cleaner, presenting it as an embedded image (pictured). Before, the quote function merely pasted the …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:08 pm

Twitter Cuts Off Firehose Access to Third Party Data Resellers by @mattsouthern

News broke late Friday night that Twitter made a significant move towards bolstering its own big data business by cutting off firehose access to third parties. Twitter’s ‘firehose’ refers to the raw, unfiltered stream of tweets and all related metadata. An announcement from Twitter’s data analytics team states that previous agreements with third party resellers of firehose data will be …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:30 am

Twitter Users Are More Likely Than the Average Person to Do These 5 Things

SAN DIEGO (TheStreet) — Twitter users certainly are a unique bunch. The social network company's active audience, or the people who have used the service in the last month, showed a greater propensity than the average person for certain digital behaviors, according to a new report from digital analysis company GlobalWebIndex. The report examines the demographics and attitudes distinctive to …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:34 pm

Twitter cuts off data stream to British tech 'unicorn' DataSift

Founder switches focus to Facebook

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:55 pm

Charles Barkley offers Twitter advice to Kevin Durant

NBA analyst Charles Barkley isn't on Twitter, and most likely won't ever be.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 6:54 pm

Twitter turns Clinton's 'H' logo into target for ridicule

Worse yet for the would-be 2016 standard-bearer of the left-leaning Democratic Party: The arrow pointed to the right. "So what lucky 3rd grader won the Design the Hillary Clinton Campaign Logo contest?" Tweeted a commentator with the handle @massfubar to nearly 14,000 followers. It also became an early reminder that missteps or hiccups by the campaigns, however small or trivial, can echo across …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:40 pm

Twitter, YouTube, Instagram work on stealth advertising

The answer, for Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, is to slip in some stealthy ads camouflaged to look like posts from listed contacts. At YouTube, owned by Google, the effort is called "Zoo". Instagram uses the "Creative Shop" of its parent company Facebook. Twitter's name for it is the relatively straight-forward "Brand Strategy".

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:09 am

Seeds of Yesterday: Twitter Loses Its Mind over Final Flowers in the Attic Film

Twitter went through several stages of grief as Lifetime concluded V.C. Andrews' Flowers in the Attic series on Sunday

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 4:57 am