Social Media

Twitter acquires startup Yes. Inc, makes its founder VP of product

Twitter has finally found a VP of product thanks to its new acquisition. The company has snapped up San Francisco-based startup and app maker Yes Inc., with its co-founder Keith Coleman assigned the important role.
Social Media

Twitter now lets you create your own Moments on mobile

Having launched Moments on desktop earlier this year, Twitter is capitalizing on the potential of the feature by rolling it out on its mobile apps. Unlike Snapchat and Instagram, these stories are permanent.
Social Media

Twitter will now rank your conversations and count your tweet replies

Twitter is fine-tuning your tweet replies in order to surface what it terms “better content.” The company’s support page lists its updates to conversations, which include direct reply counts and conversation ranking.
Movies & TV

Twitter will host a ‘Rogue One’ live stream with new footage on Friday

Star Wars fans will get an early peek at footage from 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' via an upcoming live stream event on Twitter that will also feature interviews with the film's cast and creative team.
Social Media

Twitter vows swift action against devs caught using surveillance tools

Twitter has issued a statement claiming it is expanding its enforcement of its policies violating developers from using its data to spy on its users, and from providing user information to law enforcement agencies.

Nintendo teases its upcoming ‘Super Mario Run’ game in a series of tweets

Nintendo of America launched a campaign on Twitter to promote the upcoming mobile game 'Super Mario Run'. The tweets chronicle Mario's marathon training through loosely drawn illustrations showing the progression of his jumping skills.
DT Daily

Is Facebook willing to trade censorship for access to China? 2:23

Also today: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gets his Twitter account suspended, and the chaos of Black Friday approacheth so check out our tech buyer's guide.
Social Media

Twitter mistakenly blocked the account of its own CEO, Jack Dorsey

Earlier today, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was briefly booted from the platform he helped co-found. Dorsey joked about the error in a tweet, but it has led some to question whether his account was hacked.
Social Media

It’s time to ditch your Twitter account, Americans tell The Donald

The findings of a recent poll suggest the majority of Americans want The Donald to ditch his Twitter account now that he has the top job. However, it's hard to imagine the outspoken president-elect turning his back on his 15.8 million…
Social Media

Ohio man, 24, allegedly made death threats directed at Donald Trump on Twitter

After allegedly tweeting threats directed toward President-Elect Donald Trump, 24-year-old Zachary Benson of Ohio has found himself in hot water, and in danger of some serious time behind bars.
Social Media

Notable Twitter accounts hacked, posting links promoting free followers

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.
Social Media

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologizes for Neo-Nazi ad, blames automated system

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.