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January 14, 2022, 3:42 PM

Twitter allows all users to record ‘spaces’

The recording will be available for the public to playback for up to 30-days.
January 14, 2022, 3:42 PM
Twitter allows all users to record ‘spaces’
January 3, 2022, 1:01 PM

Twitter bans Rep. Greene's personal account for COVID claims

She's made multiple violations of Twitter's COVID-19 misinformation policy.
January 3, 2022, 1:01 PM
2 months ago

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey resigning

Jack Dorsey co-founded Twitter in 2006.
2 months ago
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey resigning
2 months ago

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

Dorsey co-founded the social media company in 2006.
2 months ago
Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO
2 months ago

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey resigning

Dorsey announced the news in a tweet Monday.
2 months ago
Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey resigning
2 months ago

Twitter launches livestream shopping

The social media giant will test the new live shopping feature with Walmart on Sunday.
2 months ago
Twitter launches livestream shopping
2 months ago

Twitter's ‘Blue’ subscription service now available in US

Users get special features like the ability to undo a tweet and access to articles from hundreds of news sites.
2 months ago
Twitter's ‘Blue’ subscription service now available in US
3 months ago

Twitter now has preview cards for Instagram links in its official apps and on the web

When users share an Insta link on Twitter, they’ll now be able to check out the photo before it’s posted, without leaving Twitter!
3 months ago
Twitter now has preview cards for Instagram links in its official apps and on the web
3 months ago

Twitter suspends Indiana Rep. Jim Banks' official account

Suspension comes after removal of his post about a transgender woman.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Twitter offers more control with new 'soft block' feature

Plus Facebook has launched an audio hub to compete with Twitter Spaces and Clubhouse.
3 months ago
Twitter offers more control with new 'soft block' feature
3 months ago

Twitter ‘Spaces’ for everyone

Twitter opens up its live audio room feature to anyone.
3 months ago
Twitter ‘Spaces’ for everyone
3 months ago

Twitter tests feature that would help users avoid heated conversations

The feature would warn users if they are about to engage in a conversation that could turn toxic.
3 months ago
Twitter tests feature that would help users avoid heated conversations
4 months ago

Twitter to pay $809.5 million to settle shareholder lawsuit

Twitter said Monday it will pay $809.5 million to settle a consolidated class action lawsuit alleging that the company misled investors about how much its user base was growing and how much users interacted with its platform
4 months ago
4 months ago

El Salvador president changes Twitter profile to 'dictator'

El Salvador's president has apparently changed his Twitter profile description.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Twitter tests new ‘communities’ feature

The feature will allow users to connect with people who have shared interests.
4 months ago
Twitter tests new ‘communities’ feature
5 months ago

Twitter tests new ‘Safety Mode’ to curb abuse

The feature will allow users to temporarily autoblock accounts for sending harmful or abusive tweets.
5 months ago
Twitter tests new ‘Safety Mode’ to curb abuse
5 months ago

Serbian president challenges Twitter: 'Delete my account!'

Serbia’s autocratic leader Aleksandar Vucic has challenged Twitter to close his account like it did with Donald Trump’s, after several media outlets under his control have been labeled state-affiliated by the social media site
5 months ago
5 months ago

Twitter design changes causing headaches and eye strain, some say

Some users complained that the updates were causing headaches, migraines and eye strain.
5 months ago
Twitter design changes causing headaches and eye strain, some say
5 months ago

Twitter temporarily suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene's account

Twitter has suspended Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account for COVID-19 misinformation, again.
5 months ago
Twitter suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene's account
6 months ago

Saudi case against Twitter user may have its roots in US

A Saudi humanitarian aid worker’s anonymous Twitter account used to write satirically about the economy in Saudi Arabia has landed him in prison in the kingdom
6 months ago
6 months ago

Twitter eliminates its Fleet feature

Fleets allowed users to share text, photos and videos that would disappear in 24 hours.
6 months ago
Twitter eliminates its Fleet feature
6 months ago

Breaking down social media’s impact on politics 15 years after Twitter’s launch

The social media platform has influenced everything from pop culture to politics since its inception in 2006.
6 months ago
Breaking down social media’s impact on politics 15 years after Twitter’s launch
8 months ago

Twitter’s verification process is back in service

Users can once again apply for a blue verified badge on Twitter.
8 months ago
Twitter’s verification process is back in service
8 months ago

Twitter warns its users against deceptive information

The social media platform is allowing misinformation warning labels.
8 months ago
Twitter warns its users against deceptive information
8 months ago

Twitter scraps image-cropping algorithm after allegations of racial bias

After social media exploded with allegations that Twitter's image-cropping algorithm had a racial bias, the company said it decided to drop automated cropping.
8 months ago
Twitter scraps image-cropping algorithm after allegations of racial bias
10 months ago

Twitter mistakenly suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene, again

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was briefly suspended from Twitter Sunday in what the platform called an error
10 months ago
10 months ago

Twitter turns 15: A look back at how the platform changed our lives

History was made 15 years ago when a New York University dropout, using a new platform he helped create, shared a cryptic message online.
10 months ago
Twitter turns 15: A look back at how the platform changed our lives
10 months ago

Florida man who pleaded guilty to hacking Twitter as 17-year-old sentenced to 3 years

A Tampa, Florida, teen who pleaded guilty to hacking Twitter has been sentenced to three years in prison.
10 months ago
Florida man who pleaded guilty to hacking Twitter as 17-year-old sentenced to 3 years
10 months ago

Russia threatens to block Twitter in a month

Russian authorities say they will block Twitter in a month if it doesn’t take steps to remove banned content
10 months ago
Russia threatens to block Twitter in a month
10 months ago

How the far-right group behind AFPAC is using Twitter to grow its movement

A far-right group that's looking to recruit new interns into its youth-oriented movement is turning to one of the last online platforms that has yet to ban them: Twitter.
10 months ago
How the far-right group behind AFPAC is using Twitter to grow its movement
1 year ago

Woman uses power of Twitter to return long-lost family photo

A picture can be worth a thousand words, but for one family, all they have to say is two: "Thank you."
1 year ago
Woman uses power of Twitter to return long-lost family photo
1 year ago

Twitter cracks down on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

Twitter is set to implement a five strike system against any account that tweets COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.
1 year ago
Twitter cracks down on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
1 year ago

Twitter to expand labels on government accounts, state-affiliated media in transparency bid

Despite controversy, unverified accounts like Iran's ayatollah won't be labeled.
1 year ago
Twitter to expand labels on government accounts, state media in transparency bid
1 year ago

Twitter stock climbs after company reports $1.29 billion in revenue last quarter

Twitter shares climbed more than 7% Wednesday after the company reported earning some $1.29 billion in revenue during the fourth quarter of 2020.
1 year ago
Twitter stock climbs after upbeat earnings report
1 year ago

Twitter considers fees to use its platform

The company confirms it is exploring subscriptions and other features to generate revenue.
1 year ago
Twitter considers fees to use its platform
1 year ago

Twitter launches new emojis for the Super Bowl

In honor of the big game, Twitter created two different “goat” emojis that will be triggered anytime someone uses the hashtags “Brady” or “Mahomes.”
1 year ago
Twitter launches new emojis for the Super Bowl
1 year ago

Twitter plans to stop spread of tweets containing false, misleading information

Instagram adds professional dashboard for business accounts, "Harry Potter" live action series reportedly in the works.
1 year ago
Twitter plans to stop spread of tweets containing false, misleading information
1 year ago

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris send 1st tweets from official White House accounts

After being sworn in, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris issued their first tweets from their official presidential accounts.
1 year ago
POTUS, VP Twitter accounts change from Trump to Biden administration
1 year ago

Jack Dorsey defends banning Trump but admits it sets 'dangerous' precedent

Jack Dorsey opened up about the decision to ban President Donald Trump from the platform in a thread, saying he feels the action sets a "dangerous" precedent.
1 year ago
Jack Dorsey says banning Trump sets 'dangerous' precedent
1 year ago

Twitter introduces disappearing Fleets feature

Fleets allow users to post temporary tweets to their profile, which disappear after 24 hours.
1 year ago
Twitter introduces disappearing Fleets feature
1 year ago

Twitter unveils new efforts to stem election misinformation

Twitter unveiled a slew of updates in an attempt to curb the spread of misinformation on the platform ahead of Election Day.
1 year ago
Twitter unveils new efforts to prevent Election Day chaos
1 year ago

Twitter accused of double standard with Trump death wish posts

A chorus of voices on social media are accusing Twitter of having a double standard after the platform said it would remove posts wishing death upon President Trump.
1 year ago
Twitter accused of double standard with Trump death wish posts
1 year ago

Twitter's new experiment in fighting misinformation

The site is working on a new feature called "Birdwatch" which allows users to attach a note to a misleading tweet.
1 year ago
Twitter's new experiment in fighting misinformation
1 year ago

Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty

A Florida teen identified as the mastermind of scheme that gained control of Twitter accounts of politicians, celebrities and technology moguls has pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of fraud
1 year ago
Teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty
1 year ago

Twitter says it’s facing a fine for privacy violations

The FTC is looking into whether the company used phone numbers and emails to target ads.
1 year ago
Twitter says it’s facing a fine for privacy violations
1 year ago

Florida teen behind Twitter hack held on $750,000 bond

Graham Clark, 17, was arrested in Tampa on July 31.
1 year ago
Florida teen behind Twitter hack held on $750,000 bond
1 year ago

Florida teen 'mastermind' arrested in connection with massive Twitter hack

The July 15 hack impacted Joe Biden, Barack Obama and other prominent accounts.
1 year ago
Florida teen 'mastermind' arrested in connection with massive Twitter hack
1 year ago

Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform’s site’s rules
1 year ago
Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke
1 year ago

Twitter faces backlash over handling of anti-Semitic posts

Some Twitter users are staging a 48-hour boycott of the platform over its handling of a stream of anti-Semitic comments that were posted on British rapper Wiley’s social media accounts
1 year ago
1 year ago

A world in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter

The global pandemic is forcing a pullback by advertisers on Twitter, but it’s also led to an unprecedented surge of users
1 year ago