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NYPD Twitter campaign backfires in a big way – CNN


New York Daily News

NYPD Twitter campaign backfires in a big way
CNN
(CNN) — It's hard to imagine how the campaign could have gone more wrong from the perspective of police. The New York City Police Department on Tuesday asked folks on Twitter to post photos with its officers, using the hashtag #myNYPD. The response …
NYPD's Twitter fail: Trolls hijack campaign with police brutality picsNew York Post
#myNYPD Twitter campaign backfires, promotes photos of police brutality New York Daily News
NYPD Twitter Outreach Backfires BadlyTIME
The Guardian -Huffington Post -Yahoo News
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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:36 am

Twitter’s new Facebook-like profile pages are now available to all users – The Next Web


Pocket-lint.com

Twitter's new Facebook-like profile pages are now available to all users
The Next Web
Twitter launched a new and very Facebook-like look for profile pages earlier this month. Initially the design was rolled out to a limited number of users, but today Twitter has announced that it is now available for all users on the Web version. The
Twitter Starts Rolling Out The New Profile Look — Here's How To Get It NowTechCrunch
Your new Twitter profile is ready. Here's how to get it nowVentureBeat
Twitter's Redesign Makes the Platform Ripe for RecruitmentMashable
Wired -Pocket-lint.com -The Verge
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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:14 am

Fail: NYPD Photo Contest on Twitter Triggers Huge Backlash – NBCNews.com


Fail: NYPD Photo Contest on Twitter Triggers Huge Backlash
NBCNews.com
A seemingly innocuous call to action by the New York City Police Department backfired in extraordinary fashion Tuesday. In a tweet, the NYPD asked Twitter users to share pictures of them posing with a police officer with the hashtag "myNYPD." The

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 4:03 am

NYPD Twitter campaign #myNYPD hijacked, backfires – amNY


NYPD Twitter campaign #myNYPD hijacked, backfires
amNY
The NYPD tried to put a positive spin on its public image with a social media campaign on Twitter Tuesday, only to have it backfire spectacularly. “Do you have a photo w/ a member of the NYPD? Tweet us & tag it #myNYPD. It may be featured on our …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 3:53 am

Tumblr Study Says It Has More Social TV Activity Than Twitter – AdAge.com


AdAge.com

Tumblr Study Says It Has More Social TV Activity Than Twitter
AdAge.com
Pulsar's study pulled Twitter and Tumblr data via Datasift and researched activity around four episodes of shows that ran in the fall and winter of 2013: "Sherlock," "Supernatural," "Pretty Little Liars" and "Sleepy Hollow." It also tracked mentions of
Tumblr Tops Twitter's Social TV Activity, Says New StudyTheWrap
Tumblr's Social TV Activity Tops Twitter Inc (TWTR) [STUDY]ValueWalk
Tumblr claims top social TV spot over TwitterDigitalTVEurope.net
APP Market
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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 3:30 am

Lesson for the Police: Be Careful What You Tweet For – New York Times


Lesson for the Police: Be Careful What You Tweet For
New York Times
When the New York Police Department asked Twitter users on Tuesday to share their photographs with police officers, they were perhaps expecting a few feel-good neighborhood scenes or tourists with police horses in Times Square. A few posted pictures of …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 1:14 am

Matt Harvey deletes Twitter account – ESPN


Bleacher Report

Matt Harvey deletes Twitter account
ESPN
Harvey's final tweet Tuesday created a stir. On the six-month anniversary of his Tommy John procedure, the rehabbing New York Mets ace tweeted "I can't believe it's been 6 months already.#tommyjohn" and attached a photo of himself from his hospital bed
Matt Harvey's Middle Finger Leads to Twitter Account Deletion, General ConfusionBleacher Report
Matt Harvey's Twitter account disappears after he shares funny but obscene photoUSA TODAY
Matt Harvey Deletes Twitter Account After Middle Finger Flash (Photo)NESN.com
CBS Local -Gothamist -The Star-Ledger
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Posted on 22 April 2014 | 7:24 pm

Darren Rovell Twitter suspension? – Awful Announcing


Bleacher Report

Darren Rovell Twitter suspension?
Awful Announcing
And then a funny thing happened, the one man in sports most synonymous with Twitter stopped tweeting. Darren Rovell hasn't been heard from on Twitter since Sunday night. For a man who sent 176 tweets in the week prior, averaging just over 25 tweets per …
Did ESPN Suspend Darren Rovell From Using Twitter?Deadspin
Silence of the Ham: Has ESPN Suspended Darren Rovell from Twitter?Bleacher Report

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Posted on 22 April 2014 | 7:05 pm

Mayor ordering raid on Twitter troublemaker riles free speech defenders – Fox News


Ars Technica

Mayor ordering raid on Twitter troublemaker riles free speech defenders
Fox News
A police raid to learn who was behind a Twitter account that mocked an Illinois mayor has so far resulted in one arrest, but officials said Monday the investigation continues, as free speech advocates express concern. The account — @Peoriamayor — was …
“Crackpipe” tweet from parody Twitter account set off police raidArs Technica
Mayor orders police raid of critic's home over parody Twitter accountBizPac Review
Parody Twitter account of Peoria, Ill., mayor leads to police raidAl Jazeera America
Washington Times -Digital Trends -Yahoo News (blog)
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Posted on 22 April 2014 | 9:33 am

Congressional Republicans are winning at Twitter in 2014 – Washington Post (blog)


Washington Post (blog)

Congressional Republicans are winning at Twitter in 2014
Washington Post (blog)
Your congressman is almost certainly on Twitter. Your senator definitely is. But how are they using the social network? Are Democrats more active than Republicans, or vice-versa? Who has the most followers on the Hill? I recently scraped together
In the Twitter Wars, Republicans WinHeritage.org (blog)

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Posted on 21 April 2014 | 7:30 pm

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Twitter Redesign: Here's How To Get It NOW

Twitter has launched its new profile design for all users – and yes, it looks a lot like Facebook. The new profile pages feature larger profile and header images, more prominent placements for photos and the ability to pin Tweets to the top of your page. You can enable the new design simply by logging into Twitter via the web and clicking the pop-up notification that should arrive on your main …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:00 am

Twitter buys data analytics partner Gnip

Twitter has bought its data partner Gnip, which provides analysis of the 500 million tweets shared each day.

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 5:27 am

Twitter, Google Add Products in Rivalry for Mobile-Ad Dominance

Twitter today said it will offer ads across the mobile Web that are customized to blend into a site’s content. Facebook has been testing a mobile-ad network of its own. And Google unveiled more ways for developers to drive app downloads, days after Twitter announced a similar offering.

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 8:10 pm

Twitter executives head to Turkey

Twitter execs will meet Turkish officials after the country's PM vowed to pursue the site for tax evasion.

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 7:12 pm

Twitter tweaks website

Twitter is introducing a redesign of profile pages that have a distinct resemblance to Facebook.

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 7:10 pm

Twitter Says Native Ads on Mobile Available to All Publishers

Twitter Inc. (TWTR) said its service to help sell native advertisements on mobile applications will be available to all publishers starting tomorrow. Twitter began testing native ads with a small set of publishers in December, the San Francisco-based microblogging company said today in a blog post . The ads are dubbed native because they would blend into the content around them, making them seem …

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 1:55 pm

Twitter pre-IPO fraud case dismissed

Twitter has won the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing the company of fraudulently arranging a private stock sale it never intended to complete.

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 1:36 am

Twitter Readies Design Changes As It Unveils New Ad Offerings

Twitter has taken a slow approach in the rollout of new ad products and changes to the user interface, but that's beginning to change. Following its deeper integration with MoPub, Twitter is expected to reveal a series of new ad products alongside a refined and more feature-rich user experience.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 6:59 pm

Twitter accounts critical of Turkish officials blocked

Two anonymous Twitter accounts used to release conversations implicating family of Turkey's prime minister in a corruption scandal appeared to have been blocked.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 5:02 pm

Twitter blocks two accounts on its Turkish network

Twitter blocked two accounts on Sunday that had been used to spread corruption allegations against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his government and his inner circle. The move came after high-level meetings between the government and executives from the company last week, and after the Turkish government provoked a storm in March by trying to ban the network entirely. Between them …

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 4:42 pm