Why Twitter Banned GIF Avatars
They've been banned since 2012, and it’s maybe kinda BuzzFeed’s fault.
Twitter a censuré des tweets haineux parce qu'ils étaient adressés à Obama
Info BuzzFeed News. Cette décision a été prise en secret, selon nos informations.
"A Honeypot For Assholes": Inside Twitter’s 10-Year Failure To Stop Harassment
For nearly its entire existence, Twitter has not just tolerated abuse and hate speech — it’s virtually been optimized to accommodate it. With public backlash at an all-time high and growth stagnating, what is the platform that declared itself “the free speech wing of the free speech party” to do? BuzzFeed News talks to the people who’ve been trying to figure this out for a decade.
Sources: Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Secretly Censored Abusive Responses To President Obama
The move was conducted in secret, according to well-placed sources.
HBO's Silicon Valley Can't Keep Up With Reality
Inside the San Francisco premiere party for the show's third season.
This Is Twitter's Top Secret Project Lightning
The new tool will give the company a way to show the best of Twitter to both logged-in and logged-out users on a variety of platforms. It will have instantly loading videos and rich images, and will occupy a front-and-center location in an upcoming version of the Twitter app.
The Morning After: Dick Costolo and Jack Dorsey Discuss Twitter's Future
Murky answers to straightforward questions.
Jack Dorsey's Glorious Beard Goes To Wall Street
Introducing the most significantly bearded CEO on the New York Stock Exchange.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Is Stepping Down
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has been tapped as interim CEO.
Twitter's Revenue Up 97%, But Still Struggling To Find New Users
The social network continues to rapidly build up its advertising business, hitting $479 million in revenue in the last three months of 2014. But its problems lie in the product itself, with user numbers are flatlining.
Someone Said Twitter's CEO Is Going To Lose His Job, And The Stock Is Soaring
The rumor mill that Dick Costolo's time is running out continues to churn.
Twitter's Latest Feature: A Cash-Back Button On Tweets
The company said it was rolling out "offers" today for Twitter advertisers.
A Top Twitter Executive Just Had A Massive Direct Message Fail
It looks like Twitter's finance chief Anthony Noto thought he was messaging another Twitter executive about buying a company. Anthony Weiner, a prominent victim of the DM Fail, was quick to step in and offer support.
Costolo Under Siege: Can Twitter's CEO Outlast His Critics?
Twitter employees may feel a bit perturbed that their well-liked leader was roughed up in a Wall Street Journal article. But regardless, Costolo and his team still need to figure out what Twitter really is.
Twitter's User Growth Disappoints Wall Street
The company said it had 284 million monthly active users, about in line with investor expectations. The company reported its third-quarter earnings on Monday.
Twitter's Quest To Earn Back Developer Trust
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said the company wanted to approach development from the perspective of "what's best for [the developers]." He made the comments on stage at Twitter's first developer conference in San Francisco.
Twitter To Suspend Accounts Of Anyone Tweeting Graphic Images Of Journalist's Alleged Execution
A video emerged last night appearing to show photojournalist James Foley being beheaded by a member of ISIS.
Twitter Is Rolling Out Video Ads In Its App
Advertisers are going to get a chance to promote videos in their Tweets.
Twitter Is Making A Lot More Money Than Wall Street Expected
The company reported its second-quarter earnings today. The stock is soaring, up 20% in extended trading.
Germany's World Cup Goal Flurry Sent Twitter Into A Frenzy
Here's what five goals in less than 30 minutes looks like.
Twitter Buys Another Startup To Serve Better Advertisements
The company said it was acquiring TapCommerce, in addition to rolling out its mobile app install ads product. Re/code reported the deal price to be $100 million.
Twitter's Growth Problems Go Beyond Its Departing Top Executive
While COO Ali Rowghani was liked by some of Twitter's staff, it seems he found himself in the company's long line of scapegoats.
Twitter COO Ali Rowghani Just Announced Via Tweet That He’s Stepping Down
It comes only a day after reports surfaced of tensions between Rowghani and Twitter's top management.
Twitter Investors Can Finally Get Rich Off Their Shares, But The Stock Is Tanking
Shares of Twitter fell more than 10% Tuesday after Twitter's "lockup" expired. Many shareholders have said they don't intend to sell their shares.
Twitter's CEO Calls The Service Mainstream, Investors Disagree
The company added 14 million monthly active users in the first quarter this year, up 6% from the last quarter. Twitter reported its first-quarter earnings today.
Twitter Execs Will Hang On To Their Stock For Now
The newly public company's leadership announced they will not sell their stock once they are eligible to do so for the first time next month.
Despite beating analysts revenue and earnings expectations in its first quarter as a public company, investors sent Twitter shares down sharply because of poor user growth. The company only added a disappointing 9 million new subscribers in the quarter.
Twitter Still Seems To Be Having A Hard Time Getting New Users
The company reported better-than-expected results, financially. But it only added 9 million monthly active users since the last quarter.
Twitter Finally Adds A Woman To Its Board Of Directors
The company has appointed Marjorie Scardino, the former CEO of Pearson, to its formerly all-male board of directors. Scardino has a strong media background, something Twitter was expected to look for in a board candidate.
The Media Has Already Lost Interest In Twitter
News volume surrounding Twitter has fallen off a cliff since its IPO debut, marking another metric in which it pales in comparison to Facebook.
What An IPO Hangover Looks Like
Twitter started trading Thursday at nearly double the price it set for its initial public offering. It ended its second day of trading down about 7%.
The Twitter IPO Experience From The NYSE Floor
Jack Dorsey, Dick Costolo, Biz Stone, bored reporters, excited traders, a little girl dressed as a Twitter bird, and Patrick Stewart. And all before 10 a.m.
8 Ways To Measure Twitter's Worth
Twitter finally began trading today, and it's now worth about $25 billion before options and restricted stock units. So, what is that really worth?
Twitter Is Now Worth About $25 Billion After Its First Day Of Trading
After pricing its IPO at $26, Twitter ended its first trading day at $44.94, up 73%.
Twitter's Stock Explodes After Making Its Trading Debut
Twitter began trading at $45.10, well above its IPO price of $26. Already there was an enormous amount of demand for Twitter's shares.
Twitter's Price: $26 A Share
Twitter priced its initial public offering at $26 based on strong demand for the stock, even as it increases its price ahead of the IPO. It begins trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker TWTR.
An IPO Tale Of The Tape: Twitter Vs. Facebook
Shares of Twitter will begin trading Thursday. Here's a breakdown of how the road to its public market debut compares to Facebook's last year.
No Surprise: Twitter Is Increasing Its Price Range For Its IPO
Twitter was already planning on filing at a discount, which is a common tactic to test the waters for demand for shares. The new range is between $23 and $25.
The Most Important Points From Twitter's IPO Road Show
Twitter is hitting the road today to make the case for its stock to investors. Here are some of the most important details from the road show.
Twitter Just Set A Price Range For Its IPO
In a new filing, Twitter revealed that it's pricing its stock between $17 and $20, raising more than $1 billion.
These 5 Firms Own About Half Of Twitter
In an updated S-1, Twitter disclosed the actual ownership of the company for its largest shareholders.
More Than Anything, Twitter's IPO Is A Marketing Opportunity
Twitter isn't for the general public — not yet at least. And it's becoming an increasing important issue as it heads towards its IPO.
11 Actors Who Should Star In A Movie About Twitter
The story of Twitter will be revealed in Nick Bilton's book, coming out later this year. But, what about the inevitable movie?
12 Women Who Would Make Excellent Nominees To Twitter's All-Male Board Of Directors
As Twitter heads for its public market debut, the company is facing criticism for not having any women on its board. Here are 12 female executives we think would make excellent directors.
What Twitter's Top 3 Executives Made In 2012
Twitter's three highest paid executives all made at least $6 million in 2012, but none had a salary higher than $200,000.
Twitter's Business Secrets Have Finally Been Revealed
IT'S HERE! IT'S HERE! Twitter's S-1 IPO filing has finally landed.
Descriptions Of Twitter From The Annals Of Urban Dictionary
While we're waiting for Twitter's S-1 filing to hit, here's the consensus opinion of the service from Urban Dictionary. Disclaimer: some of them are from the earlier days of Twitter.
Key Things To Look For In Twitter's IPO Filing
Twitter is expected to release its S-1 filing this week. Not all will be revealed, but there's a lot to dig through.
An Early Twitter Investor Is Poised To Make More Than $100 Million Off A Small Investment
Charles River Ventures' stake looks like it's going to be worth more than $100 million. It's not $1 billion, but it's a huge payout for what they put in.