Twitter

Twitter

Twitter is a micro-blogging internet service founded in 2006 by Evan Williams, Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey and Noah Glass.

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Timeline

March 9, 2020

Twitter announces that it has received a $1 billion investment from Silver Lake.

February 21, 2020

Twitter announces that it was suspending 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for violating its policies on "platform manipulation and spam.

October 10, 2019

Twitter releases new Catalyst app for macOS Catalina

September 19, 2019

Twitter announces that it's giving people more control over the conversations they start with a new feature that lets them hide replies.

February 2019

Twitter announces 'hide replies' feature.

2017

Twitter announces it would ban Russia-based RT and Sputnik from advertising on its platform.

2016

Twitter starts releasing state-backed influence operations data for evaluation.

December 1, 2006

Twitter raises a $100,000 seed round.

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Jordan Crook
July 7, 2020
TechCrunch
Athlane, the YC-backed company from the Summer '19 cohort, is today ready to launch with a fresh $3.3 million in capital. Investors include Y Combinator, Jonathan Kraft (New England Patriots), Michael Gordon (President of Fenway Sports Group, which owns the Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club), Global Founders Capital, Romulus Capital, Seabed VC, and more. [...]
AP | PTI
July 7, 2020
@bsindia
The policy changes follow the rollout last week of laws prohibiting what Beijing views as secessionist, subversive or terrorist activities, or as foreign intervention in internal affairs
Hollie McKay
July 6, 2020
Fox News
After Karl Kasarda's YouTube channel InRange TV was wiped without warning in early 2018, the firearm enthusiast said he had little option but to turn to posting clips and reviews on a platform of a different kind: PornHub.
By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com
July 3, 2020
Mail Online
The edit button is the most requested feature for Twitter and the firm is using it to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. The firm said it would add the button when everyone starts wearing a mask.
Chris Ciaccia
July 2, 2020
Fox News
With coronavirus cases continuing to rise across the U.S., Bill Gates has partly laid the blame on social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter, saying they can do better at curbing the spread of misinformation about the virus.
Tiffany Hsu and Mike Isaac
June 30, 2020
www.nytimes.com
The social network has tried striking a more conciliatory tone with its advertisers, who object to its handling of hate speech.
Arielle Pardes
June 29, 2020
Wired
Last weekend, the stunt aimed to use Silicon Valley's love of shiny new things for charity. The result left people wondering about the memeification of movements.
AP
June 29, 2020
@bsindia
Read more about Starbucks latest to pause social media ads over call for Facebook's boycott on Business Standard. Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause social media ads after a campaign led by civil rights organizations called for an ad boycott of Facebook, saying it doesn't do enough to stop racist and violent content.Starbucks said Sunday that
Kim Lyons
June 27, 2020
The Verge
Twitter says it's working on improving how it labels tweets with problematic 5G or coronavirus content, after users reported their tweets were being tagged with a COVID-19 fact-check. It seems tweets including the words "oxygen" and "frequency" were being incorrectly flagged with the label.
June 27, 2020
News18
Facebook's stock dropped more than 8 per cent, erasing roughly USD 50 billion from its market valuation after several companies joined a growing ad boycott.
AP
June 26, 2020
@bsindia
Read more about Facebook, Twitter shares drop as firm behind Dove, Ben & Jerry's pulls ads on Business Standard. Shares of Facebook and Twitter dropped sharply Friday after the the giant company behind brands such as Ben & Jerry's ice cream and Dove soap said it will halt U.S. advertising on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram through at least the end of the
Angela Watercutter
June 25, 2020
Wired
Checking your phone for an extra two hours every night won't stop the apocalypse--but it could stop you from being psychologically prepared for it.
Mark Hachman
June 24, 2020
PCWorld
The Twitter sidebar is just the web experience, in an easy-to-find location.
Alexander Martin
June 24, 2020
Sky News
The so-called "BlueLeaks" contain 269 GB of documents from US law enforcement and was published in support of Black Lives Matter.
Taylor Hatmaker
June 23, 2020
TechCrunch
Twitter took its latest action on content from President Trump Tuesday, again hiding a threat of state violence behind a warning label and appending it with a notice. Trump's latest offending tweet declared "There will never be an 'Autonomous Zone' in Washington, D.C., as long as I'm your President. If they try they will be [...]
Zack Whittaker
June 23, 2020
TechCrunch
Some business data, like names, email addresses, and partial credit card numbers, may have been exposed.
Nathaniel Popper
June 23, 2020
www.nytimes.com
Small businesses say the Twitter chief's other company is holding on to 30 percent of their customers' payments during the pandemic.
Kevin Roose
June 19, 2020
www.nytimes.com
Shows of support from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube don't address the way that those platforms have been weaponized by racists and partisan provocateurs.
Sophia Kunthara
June 19, 2020
Crunchbase News
Startups and VC firms pause to acknowledge Juneteenth.
June 19, 2020
NDTV.com
Facebook on Thursday deactivated dozens of ads placed by US President Donald Trump's reelection campaign that included a symbol once used by the Nazis to designate political prisoners in concentration camps.
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