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Twitter Launches Political Ad Tracking Tools in Europe, India, and Australia  Gadgets 360 · 4 minutes
Twitter on Tuesday rolled out tools in Europe, India, and Australia, that will make it easier for voters to identify political campaign ads. more
Twitter names first international markets to get checks on political advertisers  TechCrunch · 3 hours
Twitter has announced it’s expanding checks on political advertisers outside the U.S. to also cover Australia, India and all the member states of the European Union.... more
TweetDeck for Mac Should Crash Less Often Following Latest Update  MacRumors · 3 hours
TweetDeck for Mac has been updated with backend improvements that are said to "significantly improve the... more
Realme 3 India Launch Teased by Company  Gadgets 360 · 9 hours
Realme has sent out a tweet that confirms the impending launch of the company’s next smartphone - the Realme 3 - in the first quarter of 2019. more
Netflix cancels “Friends From College” after two seasons  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Netflix comedy series “Friends From College” will not return for a third season. The show’s co-creator Nicholas Stoller announced the news earlier today on Twitter. Friends from College will not be returning... more
TweetDeck for Mac update promises reduced memory usage and major crash fix  9to5Mac · 1 day
Twitter has a new version of TweetDeck for Mac out today that it says should be less crashy, and this time that might actually... more
Twitter Retains Old DMs Even After They Are Deleted: Report  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Twitter has reportedly been retaining messages including deleted messages along with data shared and received from accounts that have been suspended or deactivated. more
Sephora causes uproar after cancelling orders that used $88-off promo code  Global News · 2 days
The beauty boutique has notified customers that online purchases using the promotional code have been cancelled, posts shared to Twitter on Saturday show. more
Transportation Weekly: Didi woes, how Nuro met Softbank, Amazon’s appetite  TechCrunch · 3 days
Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. This is the second edition and seriously people, what happened this week? Too... more
Twitter Testing a Snapchat-Like 'News Camera' Feature on iOS: Report  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Twitter has reportedly been developing a "News Camera" functionality that would allow users to add captions to photos, videos and live broadcasts. more
Twitter hides tweet that appears to be from Iran's supreme leader - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Twitter said the tweet violated its rules against making threats of violence or wishing for the death of a person. more
President of United States reposts video from winner of Infowars meme contest  THE VERGE · 4 days
President Trump tweeted a video today from a YouTuber known for winning an Infowars meme contest. The video, from a creator who goes by... more
Twitter has been storing your ‘deleted’ DMs for years  THE VERGE · 4 days
Twitter lets users delete direct messages from their own side of the conversation (the recipient will still get... more
Twitter saves deleted direct messages for years, says security researcher  9to5Mac · 4 days
A new report from TechCrunch today reveals that Twitter holds on to deleted direct messages for years,... more
Twitter Has Been Keeping Deleted DMs for Years  MacRumors · 4 days
If you've deleted your DMs, they may be unavailable on your phone and on the web, but Twitter is still... more
Even years later, Twitter doesn’t delete your direct messages  TechCrunch · 4 days
When does “delete” really mean delete? Not always or even at all if you’re Twitter . Twitter retains direct messages for years, including messages you and others have deleted, but... more
Twitter considering a tweet ‘clarifying’ function  TechCrunch · 4 days
Clarification hasn’t always been Twitter’s strong suit. Fittingly, there’s a bit of confusion around the long standing succession that the service could add an “edit” button in order to save users from silly typos and, well,... more
Twitter's testing a 'News Camera' feature, and it's a lot like Snapchat - CNET  CNET · 4 days
The social site could add a slew of new features while users are still holding out for an edit function. more
Dubai airport briefly halts flights after drone spotted  TechCrunch · 4 days
Earlier today, Dubai’s International airport shut down flights for roughly half an hour, owing to the sighting a drone flying nearby. Departures were halted from 10:13 a.m. and 10:45 a.m over  “suspected... more
Samsung Leaks Upcoming AirPods Competitor 'Galaxy Buds'  MacRumors · 4 days
Samsung has leaked its upcoming wearables lineup through its Galaxy Wearable app for Android ahead of its February 20 event. Image credit:... more
Netflix office goes on lockdown over report of a potential shooter, suspect now in custody  TechCrunch · 5 days
Alarming reports popped up on Twitter late Thursday of incident involving an armed individual at Netflix’s Hollywood office... more
Twitter Could Get Option for 'Clarifying' Tweets  MacRumors · 5 days
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey today commented on the possibility of an edit button for tweets, suggesting Twitter is considering a feature that... more
StayTuned Digital helps video creators publish and measure everywhere  TechCrunch · 5 days
If you’re a video creator in 2019, you’re probably thinking about a long list of publishing destinations: YouTube, of course, but also Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and more. StayTuned Digital... more
What is this maddening black dot in Sarah Sanders’ Apple Notes statement?  THE VERGE · 5 days
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement today on the government funding bill on Twitter, which is pretty standard for the Trump... more
First look at Twitter’s Snapchatty new Camera feature  TechCrunch · 5 days
Twitter has been secretly developing an enhanced camera feature that’s accessible with a swipe from the home screen and allows you to overlay captions on photos, videos, and Live broadcasts before sharing... more
Everything we know about the upcoming 'HoloLens 2'  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft is currently working on its next-generation HoloLens wearable headset. Here's everything we know so far. It's been four years since Microsoft first introduced HoloLens to the world, so it shouldn't be... more
Twitter Testing New Profile Preview Feature on iOS  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
The feature would show information of the replier including their Twitter bio, follower counts, and when they joined the service. more
Twitter testing new pop-up design for quickly viewing profile details on iOS  9to5Mac · 6 days
Twitter announced today that it is testing a new way to quickly preview profiles in its iOS app. With this change, you can now... more
Twitter is testing a pop-up mini profile inside of threads  THE VERGE · 6 days
Twitter conversations can be notoriously hard to parse — just ask the company’s CEO and co-founder,... more
A new Congress means a new opportunity for consumer privacy protections  TechCrunch · 6 days
Debra Berlyn Contributor Share on Twitter Debra Berlyn is the president of Consumer Policy Solutions and the executive director of Project GOAL, a project to raise... more
Instagram issue causes follower counts to drop by millions  THE VERGE · 6 days
Instagram is investigating an issue that’s causing some of its most popular accounts to appear to lose millions... more
Elon Musk named as Twitter boss favourite  BBC · 6 days
The choice has raised eyebrows because of the controversial nature of some of Mr Musk's tweets. more
Manipulating an Indian politician’s tweets is worryingly easy to do  TechCrunch · 6 days
Here’s a concerning story from India, where the upcoming election is putting the use of social media in the spotlight. While the Indian government is putting Facebook, Google... more
Russia to Direct Facebook, Twitter to Localise Users' Database  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor has said that it will punish Twitter and Facebook if they decline to move the database of Russian users to Russia. more
Twitter Glitch Affecting Retweets and Likes, Says Company  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
A large number of Twitter users have shared their grievance regarding fluctuating, mostly decreasing, number of likes and retweets of their tweets. more
Twitter CEO Says His and Other Tech Firms Have Not Combated Abuse Enough  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Twitter, along with social network Facebook, has faced criticism for abusive posts, fake users, and inaccurate news stories on its service. more
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's chaotic interview: 6 takeaways from his tweets - CNET  CNET · 7 days
In an interview through tweets, Dorsey talks about tech responsibility, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Cheez-Its. more
Jack Dorsey’s Twitter interview was a 'chaotic hellpit' - CNET  CNET · 7 days
Commentary: The Twitter CEO's live-tweeted #karajack interview was like a regular interview, but with EVERYONE! YELLING! AT! ONCE! more
Twitter CEO says he’d give his own company a ‘C’ grade on fighting abuse  Global News · 7 days
Jack Dorsey tweeted that he would give himself a 'C' grade for what Swisher termed "tech responsibility." more
No, your tweets aren’t awful. Twitter’s Likes are currently borked.  TechCrunch · 7 days
If you have been experiencing issues with the Like or Retweet count on Twitter and are desperately seeking validation, here it is: yes, it’s Twitter, not you (probably).... more
Our best look yet at the LG G8 Thinq  THE VERGE · 7 days
When LG reveals its new high-end G8 ThinQ smartphone, the design probably won’t be a surprise — because... more
Twitter sued by blogger who was barred for tweets about transgender people - CNET  CNET · 7 days
A Canadian blogger clashes with Twitter over tweets such as "How are transwomen not men?" Twitter calls the claims in... more
Instagram is testing direct messages for the web  THE VERGE · 7 days
Instagram is testing its direct message feature for the web on mobile and on the desktop, according to app researcher... more
The competitors of Patreon  TechCrunch · 7 days
In December, Patreon CEO Jack Conte shared a list on Twitter predicting what being an independent content creator will be like in 10 years. One of his predictions was that there will be fierce competition between distribution platforms to get... more
Amazon buys Eero: What does it mean for your privacy?  TechCrunch · 1 week
In case you hadn’t seen, Amazon is buying router maker Eero. And in case you hadn’t heard, people are pretty angry. Deluged in a swarm of angry tweets... more
Consumer-focused healthcare can save lives by focusing on changing behavior  TechCrunch · 1 week
Vijay Pande Contributor Share on Twitter Vijay Pande, PhD, is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University, where... more
Twitter trolls stoked debates about immigrants and pipelines in Canada, data show  CBC · 1 week
Twitter trolls tried to stoke fears about pipelines and immigration in Canada, according to a CBC/Radio-Canada analysis of 9.6 million tweets from accounts linked... more
Sub-brands are the new weapon in China’s smartphone war  TechCrunch · 1 week
One of China’s top smartphone brands Vivo appears to have joined its fellows Oppo, Huawei and Xiaomi in setting up a new sub-brand as a softening market and heightened competition... more
Twitter CEO Summoned on February 25 by Indian Parliamentary Panel  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The parliamentary committee on information technology (IT) has decided to summon Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on February 25, panel chairman Anurag Thakur told reporters after its meeting. more
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Bachelor Colton Underwood's fence hop has Twitter feeling so jumpy - CNET
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President of United States reposts video from winner of Infowars meme contest
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Ariana Grande’s latest album – thank u, next – sets two new Apple Music records
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This hand drawn Super Mario animation is the best way to start the week
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‘Subscribe to PewDiePie’ campaign hits the Super Bowl
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Jack Dorsey says Twitter is considering editable tweets, but you’d still be able to see the original
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These YouTubers are owed $1.7 million, and they’re probably never going to get it
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Finally, an ad you can expense (ft. 2 Chainz)
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Tim Cook tweets in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Mac [Video]
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Tim Cook celebrates 35 years of Macintosh with a tweet - CNET
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