Social Media

A Turkish newspaper editor’s ‘insulting’ tweets land him in jail

On Friday, Bülent Keneş, the editor-in-chief of Turkish newspaper Today's Zaman, was removed from his office and arrested for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Sadly, this is far from the first instance of media censorship.
Social Media

Twitter plans to layoff 8 percent of its workforce

Twitter has announced plans to layoff 336 employees, or eight percent of the workforce. Most cuts were made to the engineering division. The decision arrives just one week after Jack Dorsey returned to the helm of Twitter.

Stories you missed: Netflix price hike, water on Pluto, Lyft hacks Uber

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. From Netflix upping its subscription price to an attempted…

Twitter looks set to cut jobs across the company next week

Twitter will reportedly make layoffs next week in what would be Jack Dorsey's first major move since being installed as its permanent CEO. It's not clear how many jobs are likely to go, though the cuts are expected to affect all parts of…
Social Media

Twitter is now being used to track earthquakes

in a recent blog post, the social media giant has explained how the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has begun relying on Twitter and tweets to track and detect earthquakes with surprising accuracy and efficiency.
Movies & TV

Former Twitter CEO to consult on HBO’s Silicon Valley

Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has been hired on to consult for the upcoming third season of HBO comedy Silicon Valley, which takes a satirical look at the real world of California's technology hub.
Social Media

Twitter debuts Moments, its editor-curated news stream

Twitter's newest feature offers a simpler way to view the constant flood of information hitting the service. It's hoped that the editor-curated news streams, called "Moments," will help ease newcomers into the service and also appeal to…
Social Media

Elon Musk’s belated advice for Twitter’s Dorsey on being a dual CEO: Don’t do it

The issue of whether to take on the running of two businesses will have been mulled over for months by new Twitter boss Jack Dorsey, though Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, clearly thinks it's not the best idea.
DT Daily

We take a treadmill desk out for a 6-month walk: DT Daily 1:35

Jack Dorsey is back as CEO of Twitter while also being CEO of Square, we try out a treadmill desk. Joke or actual exercise?

It’s official: Jack Dorsey is back in charge at Twitter

It's just part of the (tech) circle of life -- when it comes to leadership at major tech companies, what goes around comes around. At least, in the case of Twitter co-founder, former CEO, and now current CEO Jack Dorsey.
Social Media

Twitter looks set to name co-founder Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO

Twitter's going through something of a rough patch, a situation that led Dick Costolo to step down as CEO over the summer. Now the board looks set to name co-founder Jack Dorsey as the next boss as it searches for new ideas to help grow the…
Social Media

Twitter has a 136-page handbook to help you run for president

For those candidates still trying to find their social media voice, Twitter has a handy 136-page handbook filled with tips and tricks on how best to leverage their tweets to garner votes. And it's 136 pages of pure gold.