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New York Times:
The evolution of propaganda: how ISIS uses Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, SoundCloud, and more   —  ISIS Displaying a Deft Command of Varied Media  —  The extremists who have seized large parts of Syria and Iraq have riveted the world's attention with their military prowess and unrestrained brutality.
Aug 31, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter Redesigns Signup Process to Entice New Users   —  Twitter is trying to ease the pain for new users to create an account, hoping it will persuade them to sign up and stick around.  —  The company on Friday redesigned the layout of the signup process to address common complaints among …
Aug 30, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Snapchat's new “Live” section shows “Our Story” posts from select events around the world   —  Snapchat Steps On Twitter's Toes, Lets You Follow Remote Events Live  —  Snapchat has just updated its app with a brand new Live section that will incorporate Our Story into everyone's feed, regardless of location.
Aug 29, 2014, 5:30 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
How Many People See Your Tweets?  Twitter Opens Its Nifty Analytics Dashboard To Everyone   —  Back in July, Twitter launched a really nifty analytics dashboard.  A bit like Google Analytics for tweets, it allows you to gauge the performance of each and every tweet you sent.  How many people saw it?
Aug 27, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Pew study shows social media users are more reluctant than others to share their dissenting views, online or off   —  How Social Media Silences Debate  —  The Internet might be a useful tool for activists and organizers, in episodes as momentous as the Arab Spring or as trivial as the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Aug 27, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context
Ari Levy / CNBC:
Square raising $200M, partly from Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, at $6B valuation   —  In raising cash, Square heads for $6B valuation: Sources  —  Square, the payments provider that turns any smartphone into a credit card terminal, is in the process of raising capital …
Aug 27, 2014, 12:35 AMIn context
Robin Wauters / Tech.eu:
Twitter expands its advertising network in Europe with 12 countries, mainly in the CEE region   —  Twitter this morning announced on its blog that it is significantly broadening its ad network in Europe, more than doubling the number of countries on the continent it is available in today.
Aug 26, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
9to5Google:
Napa area 6.0 earthquake shown on Google Alerts, now with Twitter feed   —  A magnitude 6.0 Earthquake has struck North of San Francisco Bay Area near Napa.  We hope everyone is ok.  —  What's interesting here is that Google's alert center now includes tweets.
Aug 24, 2014, 8:45 AMIn context
Alice Truong / Fast Company:
The company with the best culture?  Twitter, according to Glassdoor   —  To outsiders, Silicon Valley work culture seems almost like a joke: college kids pretending to be adults in unkempt hair who show up to business meetings wearing wrinkled T-shirts with jeans.  But for the people entrenched in it, what could be better?
Aug 22, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Twitter only inserts favorited tweets into your timeline after engagement from multiple users you follow   —  How Twitter Decides What to Place in Your Stream  —  Earlier this week, Twitter began adding content to users' timelines, and it says it's going to keep doing that.
Aug 22, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context

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