"Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging..." Elon Musk tweeted cryptically Saturday morning. And just for good measure, he added later, "I am actually going to do this."
The Digital Economy Bill could force any site with user submitted content, including Twitter and Facebook, to provide age gates or risk being blocked by British ISPs, under new rules designed to prevent children from accessing pornography.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he’s open to implementing more security features, such as end-to-end encryption, in regard to direct messages on the platform. The Twitter chief was prompted on the issue by Edward Snowden.
Twitter is cutting off access to the Dataminr social media monitoring tool for law enforcement surveillance hubs, known as “fusion centers.” The tool allowed the hubs to search through billions of real-time and historical public tweets.
Twitter reportedly spent more than a year building a stand-alone instant messaging app that never ended up seeing the light of day. The product was built by the company's engineering team in Bengaluru, India.
Twitter has taken one more step in killing off Periscope -- the company has enabled the ability to live-stream straight from the Twitter app. To get started, all you have to do is hit "compose tweet," then hit the "Live" button. It's that…
In a live Q&A broadcast, Edward Snowden spoke to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, answering questions put forward by Twitter users. The exiled whistleblower shared his thoughts on fake news, the possibility of his extradition, and Twitter's recent…
Twitter is banning bots that automatically respond to Donald Trump's tweets. This week, the platform has targeted several automated accounts that linger around Trump's replies, tweeting spam and memes in the process.
Is Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey a fan of President-elect Donald Trump’s nonstop tweeting? The question came up at a tech conference on Tuesday. Dorsey's reply was characteristically diplomatic, but nonetheless revealing.
People seem to like emojis -- more than 600,000 of the 21 million tweets sent every hour contain at least one. An experimental new feature lets you perform searches on Google by tweeting emojis to the @Google handle on Twitter.
Facebook is teaming up with some of its biggest tech industry counterparts in order to combat the spread of violent extremist imagery and video on the web. Others participating on the tool include Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft.