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Ricardo Castro / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter's new Connect tab on iOS and Android suggests accounts to follow based on tweets you like, popular local accounts, and more   —  A better way to connect with people  —  Twitter connects you with the people you're interested in —whether that's someone across the world who shares …
May 3, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Medium Senior Editor Evan Hansen, Wired's former editor in chief, leaves after three years to become editor in chief at Periscope   —  Why Periscope hired an editor in chief  —  Periscope, the live video app owned by Twitter, is hiring an editor in chief.  —  The job title is a head-scratcher.
May 2, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter quietly retires Magic Recs, a DM bot that recommended viral accounts and Tweets   —  As Twitter tries out bigger things to spur growth activity — like changing the orderandlengthof tweets — it is turning away from others.  Twitter has quietly retired Magic Recs …
Apr 29, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Microsoft has launched an IFTTT-like automation tool called Flow   —  LEAKED: Microsoft is working on a new tool to help automate your life  —  Meet Microsoft Flow: A free way to connect all of your cloud services — including Slack, GitHub, Twitter, and Google Drive — together in new and novel ways.
Apr 29, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
In apparent move to boost visibility, Twitter switches its App Store category from Social Networking to News, where it ranks No. 1   —  Twitter aims to boost its visibility by switching from ‘Social Networking’ to ‘News’ on the App Store  —  Following yet another quarter of sluggish user growth …
Apr 28, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone relaunches Jelly as an anonymous Q&A platform   —  Twitter cofounder Biz Stone launched a startup, then pivoted it, and now he's launching the original idea all over again  —  In 2013, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and former Twitter executive Ben Finkel set out to launch a startup called Jelly.
Apr 28, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Twitter's user growth problems become ad revenue issue as firm struggles to compete with new products like Snapchat, lacks scale to take on Facebook, Google   —  Twitter is going to have a hard time fixing its ad problem  —  For the last couple of years, two things about the Twitter narrative …
Apr 27, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Source: Facebook is offering some content creators around $250K for 20 live video posts per month over a three-month period   —  As Social Shifts To Video, Content Creators Win Power And Dollars  —  Photo illustration by Alex Kantrowitz, BuzzFeed News / Thinkstock-Facebook
Apr 27, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
None of the changes Twitter made over the past year have broadened the appeal of the core service   —  Nothing Twitter is doing is working  —  Twitter reported its first-quarter earnings today, and they came in under expectations: the company's haul of $595 million was less than the $607.8 million …
Apr 26, 2016, 9:45 PMIn context
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
Ex-Twitter VP Michael Sippey launches Talkshow, a public chatroom where only invited users can talk, available on iOS today   —  This New Messaging App Talkshow Makes Your Texts Public (Sort Of)  —  It's more like a public Slack room.  —  Talkshow is a new messaging app where all the conversations are public.
Apr 26, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context

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