Twitter opens Developers Labs program to test new API products

Twitter is building “the next generation of the Twitter API.” As a first step, the company is launching the Twitter Developer Labs program.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Twitter launches new search features to stop the spread of misinformation about vaccines

As measles outbreaks in the United States and other countries continue to get worse, Twitter is introducing new search tools meant to help users find credible resources about vaccines. It will also stop auto-suggesting search terms that would lead users to misinformation about vaccines. In a blog post, Twitter vice president of trust and safety […]

After year-long lockout, Twitter is finally giving people their accounts back

Twitter is finally allowing a number of locked users to regain control of their accounts once again. Around a  year after Europe’s new privacy laws (GDPR) rolled out, Twitter began booting users out of their accounts if it suspected the account’s owner was underage — that is, younger than 13. But the process also locked […]

Twitter gives Retweets an upgrade

Twitter is finally letting you do more with Retweets. In a small but useful update rolled out today, Twitter will now allow users to add a photo, video or GIF to a Retweet, instead of only text. The feature is live today on iOS, Android and Twitter’s mobile website. Though a seemingly minor upgrade, the […]

5 Social Media Networks Beyond Facebook and Twitter You Should Test

With engaged user bases and proprietary first-party data, social networks can be great traffic sources for marketers That’s probably why Hanapin found that 88% of advertisers currently advertise on Facebook, and 30% of those marketers also advertise on Twitter. Surprisingly, though, the same study found other social networks—such as Quora, Pinterest, and Snapchat—are used by […]

Twitter grilled on policy approach that reinforces misogyny

Twitter has faced a barrage of awkward questions from the U.K. parliament over its ongoing failure to tackle violent abuse targeted at women.  Katy Minshall, the social media platform’s head of U.K. government public policy, admitted it needs to do more to safeguard women users — but claimed the company is “acutely aware” of the […]

Twitter Q1 flies past estimates with sales of $787M and EPS of $0.25, but MAUs drop to 330M

Social networking and media platform Twitter today reported its results for the first quarter of the year, and it’s a strong one. The company said that revenues came in at $ 787 million, up 18 percent on a year ago; with net income of $ 191 million and earnings per share of $ 0.25. However, […]

Twitter to offer report option for misleading election tweets

Twitter is adding a dedicated report option that enables users to tell it about misleading tweets related to voting — starting with elections taking place in India and the European Union . From tomorrow users in India can report tweets they believe are trying to mislead voters — such as disinformation related to the date […]

Pew: US adult Twitter users tend to be younger, more Democratic; 10% create 80% of tweets

A new report out this morning from Pew Research Center offers insight into the U.S. adult Twitter population. The firm’s research indicates the Twitterverse tends to skew younger and more Democratic than the general public. It also notes that the activity on Twitter is dominated by a small percentage — most users rarely tweet, while […]

Twitter beats expectations with revenue of $787 million as monthly users rise to 330 million

Twitter has announced Q1 2019 revenues of $ 787 million — a year-on-year (YoY) increase of 18%. However, this represents a quarterly decrease of around 14%.Read More Social – VentureBeat