Tag Archives: Twitter

Twitter Seeks Business Ad Dollars With Live News, CEO Tweets

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter is going after a more niche business audience With the move, it will start competing with LinkedIn Twitter has 330 million monthly active users, struggling to grow Twitter is turning its spotlight onto a new demographic in its bid to lure more advertising dollars to its social media platform: deep-pocketed business users. The microblogging service has 330 million monthly ... Read More »

Twitter Says Will Inform When Local Law Demands Account, Content Blocking

HIGHLIGHTS Update a part of our efforts to increase transparency: Tiwtter Similar notification will be available for withheld accounts as well Users would now know if Twitter withholds a tweet due to legal reasons To help the public better understand the scope and scale of government censorship from around the world, Twitter has updated its transparency tool to tell its users the ... Read More »

Meet the Twitter ‘mafia’ in health and fitness tech

Twitter alums are taking over the health-technology sector. A LinkedIn search revealed that more than 20 former Twitter employees are now at health, fitness and bio-tech start-ups. The vast majority of them joined or founded these companies in the past two years, in the midst of Twitter’s well-documented executive shakeup. This list includes but is not limited to: Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, ... Read More »

Mukesh Ambani’s 4G Phone Targets Two-Thirds Of India’s Mobile Phone Buyers

India’s youngest telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. has launched a 4G-enabled feature phone as it looks to tap a market that contributes two-thirds of the handset sales in the country. The JioPhone, essentially a basic phone with some capabilities of a smartphone, will be “effectively free”, said Chairman Mukesh Ambani at the 40th annual general meeting of its parent ... Read More »

Twitter Is Not the Internet, and the Internet Is Not India

HIGHLIGHTS Less than a third of India has mobile Internet Twitter represents only one fiftieth of mobile Internet users The real dialogue on India is still happening offline We’re living in an age where social media has become a very big part of our lives. It’s a great source of news, and apparently it can also impact election results. There is definitely ... Read More »

Twitter to Live Stream E-Sports With ESL, DreamHack Partnerships

  To stream tournaments and other e-sports events live, Twitter has announced its partnership with ESL and DreamHack – two of the biggest organisations in the pro-gaming world. According to a report in The Verge, the broadcasts will start from Saturday, with Twitter streaming the ESL’s Intel Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice, Poland, for free on its platform. Twitter ... Read More »

Live 360-degree video comes to Periscope and Twitter

Live video is everywhere these days, from live Instagram Stories to Facebook Live broadcasts. But now live video on Twitter really will be everywhere, because select partners will be able to broadcast live, interactive 360-degree videos. Twitter’s Periscope app already lets anyone push live video to their Twitter feed. Starting today, “selected partners” will be able to broadcast 360-degree video ... Read More »

Jack Dorsey asks users how to improve Twitter

“Whats the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017?” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey posed this question to the platform’s users on Thursday, and what followed was a lively discussion that lasted several hours and included thousands of suggestions. Dorsey acknowledged in his tweet that he was following the lead of Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, ... Read More »

LG giving out a V20, Tone headset and more on Twitter (US only)

LG is making a list it’s checking it twice LG’s gonna find out who’s naughty and nice If you retweet the tweet below by midnight tomorrow (the 23rd) you get on the #LGNiceList and get a chance to win an LG V20, Tone Bluetooth headphones, a second-gen Rolly Keyboard or other prizes. Alternatively, you can post a comment on this ... Read More »

How to protect yourself on Twitter with its improved mute, report, and filter tools

By Glenn Fleishman | Follow Senior Contributor, Macworld | Nov 28, 2016 2:52 AM PT MORE LIKE THIS How to turn on Twitter’s quality filters and silence trolls Twitter beefs up its mute tools and abuse policies to help you proactively… iOS 5 Review: Ambitious Update Rings in the Changes VIDEO Fujitsu’s digital room lets you write on walls and ... Read More »