It appears all of the tweets had been sent via Twitter Counter (@thecounter), a tool that provides statistics of Twitter usage and tracks over 14 million users and sells ad space to free followers services.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has publicly apologized for a Neo-Nazi advert that made it on to the platform earlier in the week. Despite initially denying the validity of the promo, Twitter has now accepted responsibility.
Twitter has launched its live video app on Android TV. The app is devoted to its live-streams, including its NFL, NHL, and MLB broadcasts. Best of all, you don't even need an account to view the action.
Twitter has suspended a number of accounts associated with the alt-right movement, including those belonging to verified users such as Richard B. Spencer. The move is being viewed as an extension of its crackdown on abuse on its platform.
Twitter's planned keyword filtering tool, designed to shield its users from abusive tweets on the platform, has been spotted on its app. The feature comes in the wake of a number of high-profile instances of harassment on the site.
In comments that will surprise many, President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he intends to be "very restrained" on Twitter now that he has the keys to the White House.
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