Periscope Saw Over 1 Million Sign-Ins During Its First 10 Days

Periscope meets world Twitter today gave the first official news about the growth of its live-streaming video acquisition Periscope, with CEO Dick Costolo saying more than 1 million people signed in to the app in the first 10 days after its official launch on March 26. The public is closely watching Periscope’s growth, as it’s in a heated battle with independent competitor Meerkat for the mobile… Read More

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Twitter Collapses 18% In Wake Of Lackluster Q1 Revenue, User Growth

twitter-earnings In a bizarre leak, Twitter’s first quarter earnings made it onto the Internet — read: Twitter — before the cessation of regular trading, sending the company’s shares sharply lower. Trading was halted for a period. The company reported revenue of $436 million, an increase of 74 percent on a year-over-year basis. That number missed the company’s own guidance, as well… Read More

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Jay Z Counters Reports of Struggles at Tidal Music Streaming Service

The rap star took to Twitter to defend the performance of Tidal, saying that the service has “over 770,000” subscribers.






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Twitter Launches Highlights For Android To Summarize The Day’s Tweets

Twitter Highlights If keeping up with all those tweets is starting to feel a little overwhelming, Twitter just announced a new feature that could help — at least if you own an Android phone. Earlier this year, it launched “While You Were Away,” which can put older, popular tweets at the top of your feed. The theme here is helping users find relevant content even if it’s not the most… Read More

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Twitter Makes It Easier For Developers To Add Timelines To Mobile Apps

twitterkit-timeline-citymapper-cropped Twitter this week rolled out new features to its mobile developer platform, Fabric, aimed at expanding access to Twitter timelines from third-party applications. With an update to Twitter Kit, the platform component that lets developers authenticate users via Twitter and showcase tweet embeds within apps, developers are now also able to integrate Twitter timelines within their iOS or… Read More

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Vine Experiments With Expanded Storytelling At Coachella

vine-logo This weekend, Vine debuted a channel dedicated entirely to Coachella, but did so in a very different way. Instead of opening it up to the masses of content about Coachella, they focused on a narrative created by two highly popular Vine users, Devon and Cody.
With this playlist, which isn’t the first temporary “channel” the company has created but is the first dedicated to… Read More

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Twitter Is Pushing Celebrities And Publishers To Stop Using Meerkat

live-streaming-meerkat-periscope Twitter is doing whatever it can to help its live video streaming acquisition Periscope beat independent competitor Meerkat. Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that Twitter has been contacting celebrities who use Meerkat, trying to convince them Meerkat is dying and that they should use Periscope instead. Sources also say Twitter has been in touch with media companies that use Meerkat, going… Read More

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Hillary Clinton Tweets Her 2016 Presidential Bid After Aide’s Email Ruined The “Surprise”

AP HILLARY CLINTON TWITTER I FILE MLT It’s official – Hillary Clinton is running for president. Clinton announced her bid for the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Twitter this afternoon, ending years of conjecture over what many assumed was a sure thing. Read More

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