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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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