How will Ted Cruz celebrate his victory over Beto? Twitter has some hilariously deranged answers.

Hell hath no memes like those made by Beto O’Rourke fans after learning Ted Cruz was re-elected to his Senate seat in Texas. On Tuesday night, as the results of the 2018 midterm elections were being tallied, Americans learned that Republican candidate Ted Cruz — the man who jokes about being the Zodiac Killer — […]

Rebel Wilson is blocking critics on Twitter after her ‘first plus size rom-com lead’ gaffe

Rebel Wilson caught some heat on Thursday for declaring herself the first plus-sized woman to be the lead in a romantic comedy. (Her new film Isn’t It Romantic comes out next Valentine’s Day.)  She was wrong: Queen Latifah and Mo’Nique, for example, have taken on such roles in the past. I still can’t believe that […]

Twitter purged over 10,000 bots that tried to discourage U.S. voter turnout

Twitter removed over 10,000 automated accounts this fall after they were flagged by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Twitter hires God-is Rivera as global director of culture and community

Twitter has brought on its first-ever global director of culture and community, God-is Rivera. As global director of culture and community, Rivera will report to Global Head of Culture, Engagement and Experiential Nola Weinstein. Rivera previously led internal diversity and inclusion efforts at VMLY&R, a digital and creative agency. “As a black woman who has worked in […]

Twitter removes thousands of accounts that tried to dissuade Democrats from voting

Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts posting messages that tried to discourage and dissuade voters from casting their ballot in the upcoming election next week. Some 10,000 accounts were removed across late September and early October after they were first flagged by staff at the Democratic Party, the company has confirmed. “We removed a […]

Twitter tests homescreen button to easily switch to reverse chronological

Twitter is digging one of its most important new features out of its settings and putting it within easy reach. Twitter is now testing with a small number of iOS users a homescreen button that lets you instantly switch from its algorithmic timeline that shows the best tweets first but out of order to the […]

Twitter beats Wall St Q3 estimates with $758M in revenue

Twitter came in ahead of analysts’ financial estimates in its third quarter, reporting $ 758 million in revenue (a 29 percent year-over-year increase) and earnings per share of 21 cents. Analysts had predicted revenue of $ 703 million and EPS of 14 cents per share. Ad revenue was also up 29 percent, to $ 650 […]

Twitter beats expectations, reports profit for fourth quarter in a row despite losing MAU

The company reported a modest 9 percent increase in daily active users, down from a 14 percent increase for the same time period last year. The post Twitter beats expectations, reports profit for fourth quarter in a row despite losing MAU appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing […]

Marketing Day: Amazon ad tools, SMBs shifting ad budgets, Twitter beats expectations

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Amazon advertisers are in the market for campaign automation tools Oct 26, 2018 by Barry Levine Two-thirds of Amazon advertisers are using ad… Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. […]

Twitter suspends accounts linked to mail bomb suspect

At least two Twitter accounts linked to the man suspected of sending explosive devices to more than a dozen prominent Democrats were suspended on Friday afternoon. Cesar Sayoc Jr., 56, was apprehended by federal law enforcement officers in Florida on Friday morning. “Though we’re still analyzing the devices in our laboratory, these are not hoax […]