Using tech to uproot systemic racism

Rejecting the backlash against hashtag activism, Brittany Packnett defended the work of the armchair activists on Twitter and other social media who have brought needed attention to social justice iss

Twitter adds new ways to monetize live video via Periscope

Twitter announced a new monetization option today, adding live Periscope content to its monetization options, which lets approved creators and brands earn a share of ad revenue on their media posts.

So, does anybody want Twitter?

Twitter is in trouble. In a move out of a middle school flag football game, Microsoft selected LinkedIn to join its team. The sheer size of the transaction has reignited conversations about who will

HappyFunCorp Launches Happy Fun App To Make Instagram More Social

For the past year and a half the Brooklyn-based development shop, HappyFunCorp has been laboring over a new graph that would offer new ways to interact with Twitter and Instagram. Now, just in time fo

On My Hearts And Stars

We often forget that Twitter, more Web 2.0 media company than startup, is almost ten years old. We also forget that it has a global user base of just over 300 million people. But we can’t forget

Twitter’s Call For Feedback, #HelloWorld, Garners 5,746 Tweets In First Three Days

During his keynote at Twitter's developer conference, Flight, CEO Jack Dorsey promised developers that there would be more listening and more transparency from the company. Dorsey asked anyone and

Hashtags On Facebook Would Open Up Exploration And Discovery Way More Than Graph Search

The hashtag (#), which is a hallmark of Twitter’s userbase wanting to categorize content, is rumored to become a part of Facebook’s Graph Search. The company is tinkering around with the n

The Weekly Good: Twitter Gives Back With #Tweet4Good, Here’s The Behind The Scenes Look

[Note: This is a weekly series. If your company is doing something amazing to help a charitable cause or doing some good in your community, please reach out.] Before we start with this week’s ed

Wall of Tweets gives you an advanced, branded Twitter wall

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