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Dan Primack / Fortune:
Jessica Verrilli, Twitter's Director of Corporate Development and Strategy, leaving for Google Ventures after six years   —  Exclusive: Jess Verrilli leaving Twitter for Google Ventures  —  Jessica Verrilli is stepping down as director of corporate development and strategy at Twitter TWTR …
May 29, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Aaron Souppouris / Engadget:
Twitter is updating its API to allow third party apps to correctly display quoted tweets   —  Third-party Twitter apps will display quoted tweets properly soon  —  It's been six weeks or so since Twitter revamped its “quoted tweet” function, saving users valuable characters and generally improving …
May 29, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
iPhone text crash bug also works via Snapchat text chats and Twitter DMs or mentions   —  iPhone text crash bug hits Twitter and Snapchat  —  Unfixed iOS bug allows booby-trapped messages to break Snapchat text chat and can be sent via Twitter direct messages or mentions
May 29, 2015, 7:30 AMIn context
Andrew Bragdon / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter introduces audience insights dashboard, providing advertisers info about user demographics, purchasing behavior, interests, occupation, net worth, more   —  Introducing audience insights  —  Insights about people and markets help advertisers create powerful messaging that resonates.
May 27, 2015, 1:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Google and Yahoo have both held early acquisition talks with Flipboard in recent weeks but deal price hasn't yet been discussed   —  Google, Yahoo Have Had Talks to Buy Flipboard  —  Twitter's Flipboard discussions have largely stalled since April  —  Several Internet giants have inquired …
May 26, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter brings live-streaming app Periscope to Android   —  Periscope, the promising live-streaming app owned by Twitter, arrives on Android today.  Like its cousin on iOS, which debuted two months ago to the day, Periscope for Android lets you watch and record broadcasts from your mobile device.
May 26, 2015, 9:05 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Sources: Twitter has held talks to acquire Flipboard in an all-stock deal valued at over $1B, but talks are now stalled   —  Twitter Has Held Talks to Acquire Flipboard  —  Twitter has been engaged in an ongoing series of talks to acquire Flipboard, according to multiple sources with knowledge …
May 25, 2015, 6:15 PMIn context
Ben Hubbard / New York Times:
Young Saudis increasingly rely on mobile apps and social media to circumvent conservative strictures   —  Young Saudis, Bound by Conservative Strictures, Find Freedom on Their Phones  —  RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Life for many young Saudis is an ecosystem of apps.  —  Lacking free speech, they debate on Twitter.
May 24, 2015, 4:45 AMIn context
Chris Sacca / LOWERCASE capital:
Major Twitter shareholder Chris Sacca bemoans his outsider status, turns critic, says he's still bullish   —  I Bleed Aqua.  —  Disclaimers: 1) I own a lot of Twitter stock personally and in my funds.  2) I definitely do not speak on behalf of Twitter.  3) I do not have any inside information about Twitter.
May 21, 2015, 8:10 PMIn context
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Ev Williams' Obvious Ventures closes $123,456,789 fund   —  Obvious Ventures, the venture capital firm cofounded by Twitter's Evan Williams, announced the close of its very first fund today.  —  Guess how much it raised?  $123,456,789.  No joke.  —  The close of this fund follows …
May 21, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
The Detroit Bus Company enriches students in quest to improve mass transit  —  The small bus line runs a free, door-to-door shuttle for neighborhood kids, broadening their world by giving them a safe …
Avangate:
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Twin Prime:
More bars in more places doesn't mean much for mobile performance  —  More bars in more places.  The motto of AT&T's marketing campaign through 2007 was simple and effective.  It promoted AT&T's network …