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Another day, another $50 million ICO exit scam

Savedroid, a German company that purportedly raised $50 million in ICO and direct funding, has exited with a bang. The site is currently displaying the above image and the founder — one Dr. Yass

Twitter testing a feature that shows how many are ‘talking about’ tweets

Twitter is experimenting with a new feature that will show how many people are “talking about” individual, popular tweets. The metric shows up under some embedded tweets when they appear e

Twitter to revoke verification for some accounts as part of overhaul

Twitter says that it's making progress on its plan to review its authentication system, which it's conducting in the wake of backlash against the social network verifying the account of a white suprem

Twitter makes another rule change; this time tackling revenge porn

In the latest of its (likely fruitless) attemptsto govern the seething mob that comprises its user base, Twitter rolled out a change in how it oversees the publication of what it euphemistically r

Twitter shares are skyrocketing after it says it might finally make money soon

It’s been quite a day for Twitter and the West Coast is barely past breakfast. Besides a surprise earnings beat and the decision to ban Russian media firms RT and Sputnik from its advertising pl

Twitter CEO promises to crack down on hate, violence and harassment with “more aggressive” rules

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey took to…Twitter today to promise a “more aggressive” stance in its rules and how it enforces them. The tweet storm was based in a response to the #WomenBoycot

The sorrow of Biz Stone

A friend of mine wakes up every morning and reports every single instance of crass, homophobic, and racist behavior she sees on Twitter. She sees it as her duty, an ordering of things in an unordered

Twitter users are calling out participants in the Charlottesville white supremacist rallies

As the nation recovers from yesterday’s tragic violence caused by pro-nazi and white supremacist rallies that took place in Charlottesville, Va., Twitter users have been mobilizing to identify t

Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

Jack Dorsey is at it again — after purchasing $7 million in Twitter stock back in February, the Twitter CEO bought another $9.5 million today. After making his purchase, Dorsey posted the news

Trump2Cash lets you invest automatically whenever the president mentions a publicly-traded company

With the rise of algorithmic stock trading it’s gotten harder and harder for humans to actually trade strategically. However, now that Trump’s chaotic twitter feed can make or break a comp

Understanding our new president’s priorities through Twitter

While President-elect Donald Trump built a campaign around making America great again, his public statements don't seem to reflect a similar focus. Because Twitter seems to be the primary source of co

Cognovi Labs is watching the U.S. Presidential Election with its predictive, social sentiment tool

The main IP of a startup called Cognovi Labs is a tool called Twitris. Twitris uses both human and machine learning to interpret Twitter traffic to predict sentiment. The tool can also quantify a rang

Twitter targets extremism, suspends an additional 235,000 terror accounts

Over the last year, Twitter has been suspending accounts for promoting terrorism. The social network had already made it public that 125,000 accounts were suspended between mid-2015 and early 2016. T

An interview with the anonymous founder of PostGhost

PostGhost was a service that stored and displayed the deleted Tweets of celebrities and politicians. Created as a way to keep public discourse honest, Twitter shut it down with a cease and desist warn

Deleted Tweet archive PostGhost shut down after Twitter cease and desist

PostGhost was a nascent website that archived the tweets of the famous, rich, and important. The site got popular for finding and storing the deleted Tweets of politicians and even Lindsay Lohan who p

StockTwits raises funding, gets new CEO

It’s like Twitter, but for the stock market. The inventor of the “cash tag,” StockTwits, is announcing some big changes. Armed with an additional $2 million in funding led by Social Leverage, Ia

“Let me see your phone”

Here’s one for your Friday . An older video, unearthed by Twitter user @iamjamajesty a few days ago has been blowing up on the network. This group poem, performed by Morgan “MoMo”

Twitter signs deal with NFL to live stream Thursday Night Football

In a flurry of news this morning, it would appear that Twitter has won a deal with the NFL that gives the social network the right to stream Thursday Night Football live on the platform. Beyond the li

Jack Dorsey Confirms Departures Of Several Twitter Execs

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has confirmed the departures of Twitter execs, who oversaw the product, engineering, media and HR teams. Was really hoping to talk to Twitter employees about this later this we

Twitter Is Monkeying Around With The Order Of Tweets In Your Timeline

I’ve been told by insiders at Twitter that “nothing is sacred” when it comes to making Twitter “easier to use” and ready to onboard the next few hundred million users tha
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