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Hacked Newsweek Twitter Account Tweets Threats At Obama Family

Screenshot 2015-02-10 11.09.39 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

Here’s Twitter’s Slowing User Growth In One Chart

twitter-fall Twitter’s stock is up around 7 percent after reporting a big financial quarter, beating expectations on both profit and revenue. However, its user growth was decidedly weak. The company added a mere 4 million new monthly active users in the quarter, which is an adjustment that it will likely explain on its earnings call. That 4 million figure bumped Twitter’s monthly active user… Read More

Twitter Reports Better Than Expected Q4 Profit, Weak User Growth

twitter-earnings Following the bell today, Twitter released its fourth-quarter earnings report, revealing that it earned $0.12 per share on an adjusted basis on revenue of $479 million during the period. The company’s per-share profit is based on adjusted net income of $79 million.
The street had expected Twitter to earn an adjusted $0.06 per share on revenue of $453.14 million. Twitter’s shares… Read More

Google Search Results Will Reportedly Include Tweets In Real-Time Again Soon

twitter nyse ipo Twitter is reported to have struck a significant partnership with Google on the eve of its latest financial results. Bloomberg reports that the two companies have agreed a deal to put tweets from Twitter back into Google’s search results sometime “in the first half of this year.” Read More

Twitter’s Promoted Tweets Can Now Run On Other Websites And Apps

twitter nyse ipo Twitter is expanding the potential audience for its Promoted Tweet ad campaigns by syndicating them to other services, starting with Flipboard and Yahoo Japan. In a blog post about the new ad capabilities, the company notes that tweets can already “flow from Twitter to other mediums seamlessly” — so why not do the same for Twitter’s ads? The post points to a number of… Read More

Social Networks Report Record Numbers Around Super Bowl Conversations

superbowl More people than ever reacted to last night’s Super Bowl using social media, according to reports from a number of tech companies. Facebook today says that this year’s Super Bowl was the biggest yet on its social network, and YouTube says more people than ever before watched ads and teaser videos on its site. Meanwhile, Twitter set a new record for Super Bowl tweets. Across the… Read More

Vine Introduces Vine Kids

vinekids Vine is today introducing a new layer of the app called Vine Kids. It’s meant to be a safe, kid-friendly space for a younger audience to play around with the app and watch vines. The feature pulls from the millions of Vines being created on the platform and chooses ones that are appropriate for children. The interface of the Kids section of the app has also been tailored to be more fun… Read More