Tag: tweet

Betsy DeVos' Education Department Apologizes For Misspelled Tweet With Another Error

The Education Department tweeted a quote highlighting the importance of education from the late W.E.B Du Bois. But things backfired when the tweet misspelled Du Bois as 'DeBois.'

Life & Style February 17, 2017

Twitter To Roll Out Redesigned Tweet And Follow Buttons Next Month: Do They Look Better?

The impending change to Twitter's Tweet and Follow buttons will be the first visual update to the buttons since 2011.

Apps/Software September 23, 2015

Peas In Guacamole? Here's President Barack Obama's Tweet About It

A New York Times recipe for guacamole with a twist has not gone down too well with people, including President Barack Obama who objects to the inclusion of peas in the popular Mexican side.

Society July 2, 2015

United Airlines Stops Computer Security Expert From Boarding Plane Following Hacking Tweet

A statement regarding cyber insecurity of airlines to a broadcast network, and a shorter one on a networking site, is grounding a security player's CEO from any future United Airlines flights.

Internet Culture April 20, 2015

Twitter CFO Misfires a Tweet on Deal

Backing up claims that Twitter isn't the most intuitive site around, the company's chief financial officer tweets sensitive information to the public. Anthony Noto didn't tweet a lot of specifics, but he revealed enough to tip Twitter's hand.

Business Tech November 25, 2014

Twitter in Sharing Mode, Tweeters Get Some Privacy

Seeking to capitalize on what its CEO calls the 'virality' of private messaging, Twitter is offering up a new sharing mode. Users can now share and discuss tweets in private messages.

Business Tech November 21, 2014

Twitter acknowledges 23 million active users are actually bots

A SEC filing reveals 8.5 percent of Twitter's user base are bots. The site acknowledges another 5 percent are spam bots. That's likely not music to the ears of those advertising on the micro blogging network.

Apps/Software August 12, 2014

Facebook vs. Twitter by the numbers - Which will win in the end?

Facebook and Twitter are very different when it comes to engaging their user base. Facebook users are more likely to quickly get the hang of the service than those using Twitter, but Twitter is trying to make itself more engaging.

Internet April 14, 2014

Twitter giving itself a Facebook-like makeover with more photos and tagging per tweet

Twitter purists may not be happy with the changes the pithy social media is rolling out, but the moves can be seen as necessary as Twitter finds itself battling it out with Facebook. A Facebook that just jumped into the virtual reality gaming world.

Business March 27, 2014

Twitter data may help predict HIV outbreak

A new study suggests that Twitter has a practical, scientific use. An algorithm was developed to detect certain words and phrases in tweets and identify them as indicative of drug use and risky sexual behavior, which enables researchers to predict and prevent an HIV outbreak.

Life March 4, 2014

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