There are hundreds upon hundreds of Twitter-related plugins for WordPress. Seriously, go look. And yet, in its 9 years since launch, Twitter has never released an official plugin to make WordPress and Twitter play friendly. Until today. I figure anyone reading TechCrunch knows what the words “WordPress” and “Twitter” mean, so I won’t be awful and explain what… Read More
One month after launching on iOS, Twitter’s “While You Were Away” feature is finally available for Android users. Read More
I call it a “PlAdform Strategy”. By dangling a free development platform for building better apps, top ad sellers can lure in developers who then buy their app install ads. Facebook did it with Parse and Audience Network to create its “Build-Grow-Monetize” loop. Twitter did it with Crashlytics and MoPub to launch its Fabric development platform. Now after years of… Read More
Conventions, conventions, conventions. Everybody gets a convention. Facebook has F8. Twitter has Flight. Salesforce has Dreamforce. We have TC Disrupt. And now, Twitch has TwitchCon. If you’re dubious that there’s enough to Twitch to host a full convention focused around it, that’s okay — plenty of people were dubious that there was enough to the idea of… Read More
Ev Williams thinks Internet companies should be judged on more than just their monthly active user numbers. In an interview this morning at the CODE/Media conference, the founder of Blogger, Twitter, and Medium said there are other metrics those companies and their investors should be paying attention to.
“I think a lot of the Internet and tech coverage of the Internet focuses on a… Read More
If you’ve ever tried to share a Twitter account with your team, you probably already know: it sucks.
In the 10 years since Twitter’s launch, it’s never gotten around to building its own fix — until now. Read More
Twitter ran amuck after NBC announced they were benching their beloved nightly news anchor.
It appears that Newsweek’s Twitter account was hacked today by a group calling itself Cyber Caliphate. Around 20 minutes ago, the Newsweek Twitter account began tweeting out images of alleged leaked documents from the DCITA, or the Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy. Other tweets contained threats against Michelle Obama and her family on Valentine’s Day. Cyber Caliphate… Read More