Why Facebook, Google and Twitter find themselves in the middle of an investigation into the 2016 election. Read more at Recode.
For the first time in history, Twitter is changing its character limit. The service announced it is doubling its character count for tweets — from 140 characters to 280 characters — for some of its users. Read more at CNN.
Twitter is testing a subscription-style ad program that would have businesses pay $99 a month for their accounts and some of their tweets to be automatically promoted on the social network. Read more at Marketing Land.
Twitter announced today that it is testing Stadium, a new sports network that it plans to debut on its platform this fall. Read more at VentureBeat.
Twitter is exploring adding a feature that would let users flag tweets that contain misleading, false or harmful information, according to two people familiar with the company’s projects. Read more at The Washington Post.
President Trump’s irate and irrational tweets have already gotten him in plenty of trouble, and will, no doubt, continue to be an issue as he pushes for approval of his controversial travel ban before the Supreme Court. Now, free speech… Read More ›
Trump has 31 million followers and, sure enough, if you browse through them you will find an unusual number of tweet-less, picture-less accounts that joined the service in May 2017. If you’re still curious, you can enter Trump’s handle, @realDonaldTrump,… Read More ›
Camels and sticks versus satellite phones and Twitter. Seventeenth century, meet 21st century. Read more at Wired.
Twitter’s transformation into a TV network is edging ever closer with the company’s announcement that it is teaming up with Bloomberg to create a 24/7 news streaming service directly on the social network. Read more at Venture Beat.
Twitter began rolling out in-stream video ads. And, the struggling social giant seems very confident that the new offering will be a hit among brand partners. Setting itself apart from similar offerings, the new units will push videos with higher… Read More ›