Twitter beats expectations with $665M in revenue amid its turnaround hopes

It looks like Twitter, the oft-beleaguered social network that’s still worth more than Snap, will still hold that status for a little longer after delivering a stronger-than-expected quarter this morning. Twitter’s monthly active users barely grew — though it did, indeed, grow — by around 3% worldwide year-over-year, and is now at around 336 million monthly […]

Twitter is down again for some [Update: It’s Back]

Rough week to be in Twitter support. Three days after the site experienced downtime across the globe, the site was hit by another outage. Status.io’s service site is currently listing an “active incident,” leaving many users unable to tweet. In other cases, the site isn’t loading at all, instead serving up internal server errors or […]

Lord save us, Twitter is down

Everyone take a deep breathTwitter is down.  The service, which last experienced another outage just three days ago, appears to once again be on the fritz.  SEE ALSO: Twitter can’t decide if it wants to kill third-party apps According to Down Detector, the problem is mainly focused in North America, Western Europe, and Japan.  Oh […]

Twitter banned Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab from buying ads

The U.S. government isn’t the only one feeling skittish about Kaspersky Lab. On Friday, the Russian security firm’s founder Eugene Kaspersky confronted Twitter’s apparent ban on advertising from the company, a decision it quietly issued in January. No matter how this situation develops, we won’t be doing any more advertising on Twitter this year. The […]

Kaspersky publishes open letter revealing Twitter banned its ads

(Reuters) — Twitter Inc. said on Friday that it has banned ads from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, saying the cyber-security company’s business model conflicts with advertising rules and citing U.S. government claims that Kaspersky has ties to Russian intelligence agencies. Twitter confirmed the ban in an email to Reuters after Kaspersky Lab co-…Read More Social – […]

Twitter doesn’t care that someone is building a bot army in Southeast Asia

Facebook’s lack of attention to how third parties are using its service to reach users ended up with CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking questions from Congressional committees. With that in mind, you’d think that others in the social media space might be more attentive than usual to potentially malicious actors on their platforms. Twitter, however, is turning […]

Here’s how to use Twitter to dominate the Google search results

If you want to displace negative content or build a strong brand identity, Twitter can help, says Contributor Chris Silver Smith. Here are 10 ways to use tweets to dominate page one on Google. The post Here’s how to use Twitter to dominate the Google search results appeared first on… Please visit Marketing Land for […]

SearchCap: Twitter in Google search, PPC ad scripts & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Twitter in Google search, PPC ad scripts & more appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, […]

Civil servant fired over Twitter attacks on government wins case

Civil servants in Australia can criticise the country’s government on Twitter, so long as they do it under a fake name and outside of work. That’s the latest result in the case of a former employee of Australia’s immigration department, Michaela Banerji, who was sacked for misconduct in 2013 after posting anonymous tweets that were […]

Twitter is down for some users in the U.S., Europe, and Japan (update: it’s back)

Twitter is down for users in some parts of the world. Users are reportedly experiencing the worst outages in the Northeastern part of the U.S., western Europe, and Japan, according to the website DownDetector.com. Users started experiencing outages around 6:50 a.m. PST today. Among VentureBeat staffers, both the mobile app and desktop website is do…Read […]