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Catch that Pepsi spirit with Promoted Stickers on Twitter

Twitter has partnered with Pepsi to bring its latest feature to market. Twitter says its new Promoted Stickers are just the latest way "to provide fun ways for people to express themselves."
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Twitter suspends notorious hacker following second Democratic Party hack

Twitter temporarily suspended the infamous hacker (or hackers) known as Guccifer 2 on Saturday after a second dump of Democratic party files made it online. Guccifer 2 had claimed responsibility for the recent cyberattacks on the DNC and…
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Ex-workers slam Twitter's double standards when it comes to censoring abuse

Twitter is once again facing scrutiny over its alleged failure to tackle abuse on its platform courtesy of a new report. The article alleges the company has systems in place to protect high-profile individuals but not its general user base.
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Twitter not liable for the rise of ISIS, rules federal court

A lawsuit alleging that Twitter was legally responsible for facilitating ISIS attacks that saw two U.S. government contractors killed in Jordan has been dismissed by a federal district court judge.
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How to change your Twitter name

Just because you chose the worst Twitter name on the face of the Earth doesn't mean you're stuck with it for the rest of eternity. Check out our quick guide on how to change your Twitter username and real name in less than five minutes…
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Looking to verify your Twitter account? Now you can — here’s how

Looking to get your Twitter account officially verified? Here's a step-by-step guide to walk you through the entire verification process, so you can finally obtain the blue checkmark beside your Twitter handle.
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Twitter launches live Rio Olympics Moments, and a barrage of new emojis

Twitter will cover the Rio Olympics on its flagship platform, and on its Periscope, and Vine apps. The content will include a mixture of curated news, video highlights, and over 200 new hashtag-activated emojis.
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Facebook and Twitter reportedly offering YouTube stars lucrative ad revenue deals

Facebook and Twitter are implementing lucrative revenue sharing models in order to attract YouTube stars with the promise of advertising money. The strategies will include adverts being inserted into longer videos on Facebook.

Twitter tackles eSports streaming this weekend with ‘Counter Strike’ tournament

Twitter will host its first-ever eSports live-stream this weekend in partnership with Turner's recently established eSports organization eLeague, and fans can expect up-to-the-minute coverage of the group's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive…
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Twitter’s subpar earnings raise questions about acquisition, Dorsey’s future

Twitter continues to disappoint with its quarterly earnings. The company's latest financial results missed revenue and outlook expectations, posing tough questions for the company's founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey.
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Suspected Olympics terror plot foiled with the help of Facebook and Twitter

For you, Twitter and Facebook may be little more than a way to waste some time at work, but for investigators in Rio, the two social media giants were key tools in taking down a suspected terror plot.
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Twitter kicks off marketing campaign to help you get a grip on what it is

Twitter is attempting to further distance itself from the social network label with a new digital ad campaign focussing on its breaking news aspect. The campaign includes two promotional videos with footage from major global events.