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Twitter launches Video Website Card ads for businesses

Twitter is introducing a new video ad format today designed to help brands raise awareness and drive traffic to their websites and other online properties. The Video Website Card, which has been in limited beta with some advertisers for several months already, is an extension of

Twitter is implementing new rules to fix abuse of the platform

Twitter’s enforcement of its own rules around behaviour and harassment have become a hotbed of controversy in the past few months. Between the platform’s seemingly cavalier attitude towards the proliferation of bots to serve government propaganda, wide-spread harassment of minorities and women, and validation of neo-nazi

Mastodon: The Open Source Alternative To Twitter

I don’t know about you, but I have long yearned for a social network that I can truly call home. Facebook is no good as it’s full of pictures of people’s cats and their dinner. Twitter is full of trolls and rude people, in my experience

How To Create A Twitter Thread From A Long Tweet

Twitter has a 140 character limit. It’s always had this limit though, in recent months it has relaxed on a few things. Til dæmis, user handles and links no longer count towards the characters you’re tweeting. This lets you fit more in the 140 characters but

How to delete your Twitter account

How do I delete my Twitter account? By taking a trip to Twitter’s website, actually. No matter the reason, you might find your days of tweeting out jokes, favoriting replies, sharing photos of your favorite memes, and retweeting to abandon have come to an end. If

Was Mirai malware behind Dyn DDoS attack?

  IoT-powered malware may have caused Twitter, Spotify & Reddit outage Mirai, the botnet malware that was made open source at the beginning of this month, was allegedly behind the DDoS attack that took out Twitter, Github and Spotify, among others, on Friday. The attack, which

Google rumored to be in talks to buy Twitter

A new report suggests that search giant Google is in talks to buy social networking platform Twitter. According to sources speaking to CNBC, the "social media company is engaged in conversations with potential suitors that are said to include Google and Salesforce.com, among other technology companies".

How to Get Verified on Twitter [Infographic]

What do Anna Kendrick, Serena Williams, and Dharmesh Shah all have in common? Aside from the fact that you can hear from all three at INBOUND 2016, each of these people has a verified account on Twitter. You know, the little blue checkmark? That blueverified” …