Over 32 mn Twitter passwords may have been hacked

Soon after the news of Twitter co-founder Evan Williams's account hack surfaced on Thursday, another report said that hackers might have used malware to collect more than 32 million Twitter login credentials.

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Twitter helps develop skills of 21st century writers: Study

Microblogging site Twitter has equipped 21st century writers with the necessary skills, including tough self-editing, to thrive in the face of emerging technologies, according to a recent study.

Twitter appoints new global media team head

Micro-blogging website Twitter has tapped longtime executive Ross Hoffman as the company's new vice president of global media -- in the third appointment to that role in the last six months.

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Twitter co-founder Evan Williams’ account hacked

This hack has added another name in the list of high-profile people whose accounts have been compromised recently.

Twitter’s Android app gets new look

Micro-blogging website Twitter is to roll out a new look Android app with a Material Design developed by Google.


Twitter to replace its head of product

Twitter still does not have a permanent replacement for Seibert and is planning to give Ed Ho, a senior engineering director, who has been at Twitter for two years, the responsibility to fill the role on an interim basis.

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EU links up with Twitter, tech firms to combat hate speech

The European Union reached an agreement Tuesday with some of the world's biggest social media firms, including Facebook and Twitter, on ways to combat the spread of hate speech online.

Anupam Kher reaches 7 million followers on Twitter 

Kher's Twitter account became live in September, 2009 and ever since has been a one stop destination for his fans to connect, interact....

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Infratweets: Green surge

Wind power generation capacity has increased by 3,000MW over the last year. Combined with hydro power, the share of these two renewable energy sources in the country’s electricity mix has increased significantly.


Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft back EU hate speech rules

Internet giants Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft signed up today to a new EU code of conduct against hate speech, the European Commission said.

Twitter profile pic can disclose your personality: study

Twitterati, take note! Your profile picture may not only show your followers how attractive you are, but also tell a lot about your personality, according to a new study.

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Two Twitter senior executives to leave in latest management shuffle

Twitter Inc said senior executives Jana Messerschmidt and Nathan Hubbard are planning to leave the company in its latest management shuffle.


Social networks key for news; Facebook leading: Study

Social networks are an increasingly important news source for many Americans, with Facebook leading the pack, a study showed today.


Twitter to soon roll out automatic ‘Night Mode’ UI

Micro-blogging site Twitter will soon roll out an automatic "Night Mode" user interface (UI) to its Android app that will swap out the white background and replace it with a darker appearance.


Hackers link over 2,500 Twitter accounts to sex websites: Report

More than 2,500 Twitter accounts have been compromised to tweet links to adult dating and sex websites, global cyber security leader Symantec said on Tuesday.

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Twitter changes tweet format but keeps 140-character limit

User names and media attachments such as photos and videos will no longer count towards the length of a tweet, Twitter Inc said on Tuesday, but the 140-character limit will stay.

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Hooked to selfies? See yourself in normal photo first

According to the team from University of Toronto, participants ranked frequent selfie takers as less attractive and less likeable compared to those who did not go overboard with self-portraits.

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Location data can reveal Twitter users’ homes, workplaces

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Oxford University have shown that location stamps on just a handful of Twitter posts can be enough to disclose the addresses of the poster's home and workplace

Twitter appoints BET Networks CEO Debra Lee to board

Twitter Inc said it appointed Debra Lee, the chief executive of Viacom Inc subsidiary BET Networks...

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Twitter to stop counting photos, links in 140-character limit

The micro-blogging site Twitter is reportedly planning to stop counting photos and links against the 140-character limit.


Twitter to free room for links and photos: Report

Twitter plans to let people fire off links or pictures without eating into the 140-character limit set for posts at the one-to-many messaging service, Bloomberg has reported.


Personal data of China’s rich and powerful leaked on Twitter

A twitter account has released the personal information or state ID, like social security number and home address, of China's rich and powerful -- including of Alibaba founder Jack Ma and China's richest man Wang Jianlin


Personal data of Chinese elites purportedly leaked on Twitter

The purported personal details of numerous Chinese business moguls and poltically-connected elite have been posted to an anonymous Twitter account, an embarrassing leak for authorities that has raised concerns about the secur

Twitter bars US govt from using analytics service Dataminr

Micro-blogging site Twitter has reportedly barred US intelligence agencies from using Dataminr, a service that analyses tweets from across the globe to inform users about news events.


Twitter ‘Connect’ tab launched; helps to find ‘friends’

Micro-blogging site Twitter on Wednesday launched a "Connect" tab -- a new feature to help you figure out which relevant accounts you would like to follow.

Twitter says goodbye to direct message bot

The bot used to run an algorithm to measure how many others a user knows that were following an account or Tweet in quick succession and used to send instant, personalised recommendations for users and content, a report on Te

Twitter to become your future teacher: Micro-blogging can help teachers-students engage better

Get ready to say good morning to Twitter in classroom soon as the micro-blogging can help teachers engage students in a more efficient way and better prepare...

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