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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook reports searches up 33% over past nine months to 2B per day, as it hopes to attract more of the chatter that ends up on Twitter   —  Facebook wants to be known as a place to search for mentions of current news in hopes of drawing more public chatter that normally ends up on Twitter.
Jul 27, 2016, 10:30 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Twitter's Q3 revenue forecast of $590M-610M is well below analysts' estimates of $681M, a sign it's struggling to win ad dollars as user growth stagnates   —  Twitter Inc. forecast third-quarter revenue that fell short of analysts' estimates, a sign it's struggling to win more advertising dollars as user growth stagnates.
Jul 26, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Twitter:
Twitter reports Q2 revenue of $602M, an increase of 20% YoY, 313M MAUs, up from 310M last quarter; stock drops on low Q3 guidance of $590M-610M in revenue   —  Dear Shareholders, We look forward to discussing our second quarter 2016 financial results with you at 2:00 p.m. PT today.
Jul 26, 2016, 4:19 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter tries to explain itself as a breaking news destination in new marketing campaign   —  Do you have to tweet to use Twitter?  Is Twitter a social network?  Many people still think so because the company has failed to properly position itself - and its broader use cases - to the general public throughout the years.
Jul 25, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Phineas Fisher, the hacker behind the Hacking Team and FinFisher breaches, talks about his motives and views of the hacking tool industry   —  A little bit over a year ago, the normally quiet Twitter account of Hacking Team, an Italian company that sells spying tools to governments all over the world, started acting weird.
Jul 24, 2016, 8:00 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Twitter permanently suspends Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos for repeated violation of rules regarding targeted abuse of users   —  After years of provocation, Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos from its service.  —  After years of provocation, Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos from its service.
Jul 19, 2016, 10:25 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Twitter now lets anyone request a verified account   —  Twitter is opening the blue checkmark to everyone.  Starting today, the company will let users request a verified account on its website by filling out a form with a verified phone number and email address, a profile photo …
Jul 19, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
NBA to create two original programs to stream exclusively on Twitter, post more game highlights on the social network and Vine   —  But Twitter isn't getting any game broadcasts.  —  Twitter has secured the rights to stream live video content from the NBA starting next season.
Jul 19, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Clinton has assembled a tech team of over 50 engineers and developers for her presidential campaign, while Trump just focuses on using social media   —  Giving up Google wasn't easy for Stephanie Hannon, if it's easy for anyone.  A person can get used to the big salary, cushy perks …
Jul 17, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube were temporarily blocked or slowed in Turkey during military coup attempt   —  The Turkish military has deployed in Istanbul and Ankara, and the government has apparently blocked social media in response to what is being reported as an attempted coup.
Jul 15, 2016, 5:13 PMIn context

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