Twitter has plans to build a new product that will have none of this 140-character-limit business in a project it is creatively code-naming "140 Plus." No word yet on timing or what the product will ultimately look like.
Instagram recently surpassed 400 million users, which is 80 million more than Twitter. Much of this growth has taken place in the last nine months alone, when 100 million newcomers joined the platform.
As a man who has made a name for himself by being rude, offensive, and sometimes downright cruel, the vitriol that Twitter turned on Donald Trump during his "ask me anything" session was highly effective as a collective venting session.
Facebook's new Signal feature is an attempt to lure journalists away from Twitter, but is it going to work? Twitter as a quick-fire platform for breaking news is currently a favorite among journalists.
Social media is a huge part of politics these days, so much so that Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was actually tweeting and joining social networks while simultaneously debating on national television.
Twitter and Square want to make it even easier for you to support your favorite presidential candidate by introducing the $Cashtag, a unique URL campaigns can now use to request donations from supporters.
Google and Twitter are planning to team up to develop a platform for instant articles. The system will be capable of caching articles to load quickly on the microblogging service and Google's search app.