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Police raid home searching for owner of Twitter account mocking mayor

Probably overkill when it comes to identifying the owner of a parody Twitter account, police searched an Illinois home and grabbed all the electronics in order to find out who's been mocking the mayor.

US Airways says sorry after tweeting porn image to disgruntled flier

If you tweet a complaint to an airline after your flight's delayed, you can expect to receive an apology from the carrier soon after. What you might not expect is a pornographic image to form part of the 'apology.'

Restaurant researches diners on Google, social media before reservation

Definitely a high tech, if not invasive, way to learn about your guests, NYC restaurant Eleven Madison Park uses Google to search for guests in order to learn about important dates, hometowns and interests.

14-year-old girl tweets terror threat to American Airlines, gets arrested for it

Seemingly out of boredom, a teenager from the Netherlands decided to make a terror threat to American Airlines. The result of her shocking stupidity? An arrest by the Dutch police and a well-deserved grounding by her parents.

Best Twitter apps for PC and Mac

More than a quarter of Twitter's registered user base may not use the service daily, but that still leaves 750 million. Check out our picks for the best Twitter clients for PC and Mac, so you can manage multiple accounts, view inline images, and the like.

Silent birds: 44 percent of Twitter users have never tweeted

If you live-tweet everything from your lunch to your horrible date, you’ll be pleased to know that you’re more rare than previously thought. A report found that 44 percent of the 974 million users on Twitter have never tweeted.

Twitter to launch pop-up notifications for the Web

Potentially annoying if you have a huge number of Twitter followers that respond to your tweets, a new notifications system will inform users when a tweet is replied to, retweeted or marked as a favorite tweet.

How to use Twitter

Want to know how to "tweet?" Here are some quick and easy steps to get you started on Twitter.

Twitter starts rolling out Facebook-like user profile redesign

Likely to cause significant discussion among the Twitter community, the social network has started pushing out a site redesign that brings the site more in line with Facebook and Google+.

15 new ad types heading to your Twitter feed

Twitter isn't serving up more ads, but definitely has its eye on more ad types — tweets with one-click app installs and instant subscription options are heading to your timeline, according to reports.

The White House is upset with Samsung about this Obama selfie

Why President Barack Obama poses for selfies as often as a teenage girl, we may never know. However, what’s clear is he objects to corporate sponsorship for his up-close and off-kilter snapshots.

Turks can tweet again, thanks to court ruling lifting Twitter ban

The Turkish government has blocked Twitter after damaging allegations of corruption among close associates of the prime minister continued to appear on the social media site.

Twitter to take a second shot at music service, report claims

Despite things failing to work out for Twitter with its #Music app, the company appears determined to make a go of it in the music space, with a report Wednesday suggesting the company will launch a new strategy in the coming days.

Twitter now lets you add up to four images to tweets, introduces tagging

Twitter's latest update offers more options for users who like to include photos in their messages – you can now add up to four to a single tweet. The ability to tag individuals in photos has also been introduced.

Twitter experiments with view counts, ditches #Music

You might soon know for sure just how many people read your tweets — Twitter is testing a new 'view count' feature, and has also announced it's stopping the development of Twitter #Music.

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