Twitter says it wants full-time CEO

2015-06-22 18:04

Twitter says it would only consider chief executive candidates who can commit full-time to the company, signaling that co-founder and interim head Jack Dorsey likely will not be picked.

Twitter under pressure to please advertisers

2015-06-15 13:08

The social network's next chief executive officer faces a crucial challenge as the company seeks to appease Wall Street after a management shakeup.

Twitter fans pay tribute to departing CEO

2015-06-12 15:08

As Twitter Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo's departure was cheered by stockholders, his fans struck a different note.

Twitter targets on-phone apps with new tool

2015-06-12 06:59

Twitter has launched a tool that takes into account what apps are on a smartphone or tablet when targeting pitches for other mini-programs people might want.

Appletiser apologises for froth over brunette ad

2015-06-08 09:19

Appletiser has apologised for causing a froth with an advert some perceived as a “blonde moment” and racist.

Periscope spreads to Android smartphones

2015-05-27 09:14

Twitter has launched its Periscope application on Android-powered devices as the battle for live-streaming video heats up.

Obama tweets, and a million follow

2015-05-19 07:56

US President Barack Obama has sent his first tweet from his very own account on Twitter, quickly amassing a million followers in five hours.

Maimane tackles offbeat tweets

2015-05-13 15:32

While a "Twitter town hall" session with new DA leader Mmusi Maimane did lead to him responding to questions on several pertinent issues, he also took the time to answer a few of the more offbeat questions.

Twittering teenagers swoon over British Labour leader

2015-04-22 16:49

Lampooned by detractors as a socially awkward geek, British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has received a pre-election boost from an unlikely source - hundreds of young, mostly female, Britons who have declared their love for him.

Disturbing new #KylieJennerChallenge is definitely NSFW!

2015-04-21 10:43

#KylieJennerChallenge is trending on Twitter and it's too disturbing to even think of trying! Warning: these images are NSFW!


Twitter to let users follow live events

2015-06-21 10:41

Twitter will start curating tweets on live events, the micro-blogging service said, as it plans major changes to make its real-time news feed more user friendly.

Twitter wilts as interim CEO gives no hope

2015-06-14 14:59

Twitter shares have given up all the gains from a CEO-exit rally after Dick Costolo's interim replacement said he's happy with the social media firm's current direction.

Twitter CEO Costolo to quit amid slump

2015-06-12 08:06

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is surrendering his post, handing the reins back to co-founder Jack Dorsey as the popular service struggles to boost its ranks of users.

Facebook declares UEFA social media victory

2015-06-08 11:52

In the ongoing battle for eyeballs between social media giants, Facebook has declared a victory after the UEFA final.

Caitlyn Jenner sets new Twitter record!

2015-06-02 08:42

Step aside Barack Obama there’s a new title holder on the popular social network, Twitter.

Smartphones, Twitter help gauge crowd size

2015-05-27 07:56

Data from smartphones and Twitter can accurately show the size of a crowd, helping first responders in an emergency, a study has said.

Social media useful to find a job

2015-05-14 13:05

Social media is useful for people seeking employment.

Twitter unveils 'Highlights' to help users catch up

2015-04-24 09:46

Twitter has rolled out a new feature aimed at helping users sift through the large number of tweets on their feed each day.

Twitter moves to stem violent threats, abuse

2015-04-21 21:15

Twitter has began implementing a new policy aimed at curbing use of the social network to incite violence, and to crack down on abuse and harassment on the service.

Twitter expands privacy on direct messages

2015-04-21 07:39

Twitter has said it was making it easier to take direct messages private.

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