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Twitter woos mobile developers, debuts tools at Flight – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Twitter woos mobile developers, debuts tools at Flight
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is introducing tools to make it easier for mobile developers to build applications on Twitter and make money from them. The tools are called Fabric and they play a key role in Twitter's new effort to win over mobile developers
Why Twitter Is Paying For Your Cell Phone NumberForbes
Inside Twitter's ambitious plan to kill the passwordThe Verge
Twitter Launches Digits, A New Way To Sign In To Apps Without Using PasswordsTechCrunch (blog)
The Next Web -Wired -Re/code
all 102 news articles »

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:36 am

Five Candidates to Follow on Twitter Ahead of Midterm Elections – Mashable


Mashable

Five Candidates to Follow on Twitter Ahead of Midterm Elections
Mashable
A politician's social media presence matters just as much these days as their campaign ads, posters and public appearances. With so many ways to get things wrong, a handful of candidates seem to get the whole social media thing right. Below are five …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:11 am

ISIS-Affiliated Twitter Account Claims Ottawa Shooter As Its Own – Breitbart News


Breitbart News

ISIS-Affiliated Twitter Account Claims Ottawa Shooter As Its Own
Breitbart News
U.S. government sources told Reuters that the man may have been named Michael Joseph Hall, and then changed his name to Zehaf-Bibeau after converting to Islam. Twitter has since shut down the Islamic State-affiliated page. Breitbart News cannot at this …
Toronto MPs take to Twitter during Parliament Hill shootingToronto Sun
Canadian MPs use Twitter to relay news during shootingThe Malay Mail Online
Ottawa shooting: A day of chaos leaves soldier, gunman deadCBC.ca
Toronto Star
all 4,360 news articles »

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:30 pm

Jawbone launches Drop, a playlist service that lets friends suggest songs … – The Next Web


Jawbone launches Drop, a playlist service that lets friends suggest songs
The Next Web
It looks like Jawbone is preparing to launch a new music service, called Drop, at Twitter's Flight mobile developer conference today. Based on Jawbone's own description, Drop would let users play music with their Spotify or Rdio subscription and then

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:10 pm

A Non-Developer’s Guide To Fabric, Twitter’s New Platform For Mobile Developers – Marketing Land


A Non-Developer's Guide To Fabric, Twitter's New Platform For Mobile Developers
Marketing Land
You've heard about Twitter Fabric, but what does it matter to the non-developer? Potentially, it means that Twitter might get more integrated into apps and web sites, if developers believe that Fabric can help them. In turn, that means for the marketer

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:06 pm

Twitter tears into mobile developer services with Fabric – Computerworld


Twitter tears into mobile developer services with Fabric
Computerworld
The problem with Twitter has always been monetization: Ads don't pull in the revenue needed to maintain the social network, and it doesn't have Facebook's pull to entice developers to build on top of the platform. But no more — or at least so Twitter

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:26 pm

Twitter trades passwords for phone numbers with Digits login – Engadget


Twitter trades passwords for phone numbers with Digits login
Engadget
At its mobile developer conference in San Francisco, Twitter just announced Digits, a brand-new way to log in to apps with just your phone number. Instead of going through the tedious process of signing up with an email and password or using one of

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:49 pm

Twitter Introduces Fabric, A Toolkit For Developers To Build Apps On Its Platform – TechCrunch (blog)


Twitter Introduces Fabric, A Toolkit For Developers To Build Apps On Its Platform
TechCrunch (blog)
At Twitter's Flight conference this morning, Dick Costolo's introduced Fabric, a set of APIs aimed at developers to encourage them to build apps and services on top of the Twitter platform. In the build up to introducing the new APIs, Costolo said that

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:37 pm

Use IFTTT To Supercharge Your Twitter Alerts – Gizmodo


Gizmodo

Use IFTTT To Supercharge Your Twitter Alerts
Gizmodo
IFTTT, one of our favorite apps for doing just about anything, just got updated with a bunch of new Twitter triggers—if you want to stay on top of tweets that mention your name, you now have a much wider choice of ways to do it. These same alerts can

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:16 pm

Twitter map shows the most popular NFL teams in each county of the United States – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Twitter map shows the most popular NFL teams in each county of the United States
USA TODAY
The Twitter data team released an interactive map of the most popular NFL teams around the country. The map measures teams allegiance by looking at the number of Twitter users in each county who follow official NFL Twitter accounts. The map shows the …
Twitter Map Shows NFL Fandom by County in the United StatesBleacher Report
Twitter's Interactive NFL Fandom Map Is Nerdy Sports FunMashable
Twitter breaks down NFL fandom in awesome interactive mapSportingNews.com
NFL.com -ESPN (blog) -CBSSports.com
all 21 news articles »

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:59 pm

Twitter – Yahoo News Search Results

Twitter weaves Fabric, but will developers be drawn in?

To identity Twitter solely as a micro-blogging service could be to do it a disservice. The company wants to be much more to developers building mobile apps, and at its Flight conference on Wednesday it welcomed them in. Twitter unveiled Fabric on Wednesday, a broad software development kit aimed at helping developers build, grow and monetize their mobile apps. It includes tools for crash …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:53 am

Twitter looks to weave into more mobile apps

Fabric consists of software tools to tackle challenges such as stability and distribution of applications as well as streamlining user log ins and placing ads.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:04 pm

Twitter unveils tools to woo developers

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced Fabric, a toolkit designed to "enable mobile developers to focus on building great apps."

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:00 pm

How Twitter and Google want to move beyond the password

Everyone hates passwords. So tech companies are trying to figure out the next way to verifying users online.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:59 pm

Twitter tears into mobile developer services with Fabric

The problem with Twitter has always been monetization: Ads don't pull in the revenue needed to maintain the social network, and it doesn't have Facebook's pull to entice developers to build on top of the platform. But no more — or at least so Twitter hopes.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:28 pm

Twitter brings log-in via phone number to wider app landscape with 'Fabric' platform

Twitter is opening its nest to more mobile developers, with a new service for easier app sign-ins. The company on Wednesday began rolling out “ Digits ,” an alternative tool mobile developers can use to let people sign in to their apps instead of using their email or other social account credentials. It’s one of a range of new features included in “ Fabric ,” a new platform for app developers …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:23 pm

Twitter Introduces New Mobile App Platform

According to Gigaom , Twitter Inc  (NYSE: TWTR ) introduced its first platform for mobile app developers, called Fabric, at its first developer conference on Wednesday. Fabric has three components with …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:20 pm

This Is Twitter's New Plan To Kill The Password

Twitter is rolling out a new tool for…

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:55 pm

Facebook Is a 'More Compelling Investment' Than Twitter

Twitter's $31 billion market cap already reflects its long-term potential, according to Citi, which initiated coverage of the social network on Tuesday. Click to view a price quote on TWTR .

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:32 am

Twitter 'source of all evil': top Saudi cleric

Riyadh (AFP) – Twitter is nothing more than "a source of lies" and evil, Saudi Arabia's top Muslim cleric said, in comments that sparked lively debate Tuesday on the microblogging site.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:21 pm