Some of the largest tech companies in the world have teamed up to make data portability a little easier. The initiative is called the Data Transfer Project, and the likes of Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook are all on board.
Actors on stage during a theater show in the U.K. this week couldn't believe their eyes when they saw two people in the front row gazing at their smartphones as they watched England's crucial penalty shootout in the World Cup.
Microsoft has reportedly laid off several paid Xbox Support team members and replaced them with volunteers that the employees helped train. The Xbox Support Twitter account appears to have been affected by the change.
In a new study, researchers created an A.I. algorithm that scanned posts and correlated their content with impending violence. Such a tool could be used to better prepare for demonstrations that are prone to escalation.
It is a constitutional right to be able to criticize the President of the United States on Twitter without being blocked. A federal court ruled that President Trump's blocking of critics is a violation of the First Amendment.
Twitter seems to be in the midst of an evolution which involves both some deaths and rebirths. The social media company will no longer support its TV apps on Roku, Android TV, or Xbox, but has updated Twitter Lite.
Tweetbot 3 for Mac is now available on the App Store, giving Twitter users a newly refined client to work with, that now supports a dark theme. It will cost you though. Tweetbot 3 has a price tag of $10.
A new study from the University of Buffalo suggests less than ten percent of the users that interact with a rumor question the Tweet's accuracy. The study looked at 20,000 tweets on four different rumors.
If you're waiting for the second iteration of Vine, the short-form video app, don't hold your breath. As per a recent announcement from co-founder Dom Hofmann, Vine 2 has been placed on hold for "an indefinite amount of time."
Getting tired of the 280-character novelty that is Twitter? Deleting a Twitter account is easy, but it takes 30 days to fully complete and there are a few things you need to understand before pressing that deactivate button.
Twitter is urging its users to change their passwords following a bug that was identified on the platform. While the bug has since been fixed, the company assures users there were no signs of breach or misuse of the passwords.
Ready for more Twitter original programming? The social network announced a list of more than 30 new deals and renewals for original series and live content, effectively doubling the number of originals from last year.
Twitter confirmed that Aleksandr Kogan, the researcher behind the thisisyourdigitallifeapp, also accessed Twitter data. While the data only included public tweets, Twitter sold it as part of its data licensing program.
A recent MIT study suggests that fake news spreads farther, faster and deeper than the real thing. But before you go pointing fingers, the study eliminated bots and influencers, suggesting instead that the root of the problem may be human…
Twitter is hard at work to become your number one destination for breaking news stories. The social network's latest feature will make it easier for you to find stories shared by friends and other people in your network.