You could say it in less than 140 characters: Twitter may be for sale, according to the latest speculation on Wall Street reported by both Reuters and CNBC.
Twitter debuted longer tweets today, the latest update to the microblogging social network that has struggled to attract new users – and retain the ones it already has.
‘Chatbots are the new apps,” said Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella earlier this year. He was not the first senior tech exec to make this claim.
Instagram has introduced a feature that allows users to block abusive or offensive comments on photos.
Facebook has lost a legal bid to prevent a 14-year-old girl from suing the company over a naked picture of her that was posted on a “shame page” on the site as an act of revenge.
Why doesn’t anyone want to buy Twitter? After the company’s board met on Thursday, it told CNBC that there were “no bids on the table” and that instead it was exploring cost cuts – an announcement that drove another sell-off in the stock and pushed it down 6%, as shareholders who had hoped to see a September swoop from a tech or media company were disappointed. On Friday the shares were changing hands at around $18 – 20% down this year and well short of their float price of $26 three years ago.
Facebook has decided to allow users to share an iconic Vietnam war photo featuring a naked girl after CEO Mark Zuckerberg was accused of abusing his power when the social media company censored the image.
There may be speculation bubbling about potential buyers for Twitter, but Michael Pachter said the company isn't going to be taken over anytime soon.
Twitter is making it easier to report and block trolls and to enforce its policies.
Gil Gadot's role gets more clarity.
A confident, assured Jack Dorsey took the stage of Twitter’s annual developer conference in San Francisco and began his new reign with an apology. Two weeks into his reappointment as CEO, Dorsey used the opportunity to try to “reboot” relations with tech community.
Riot Games have announced testing of new measures in their banning procedures which could be rolled out permanently.
Hideo Kojima has included a cameo appearance from his Silent Hills project within the latest Metal Gear title.
Miley Cyrus did it, Lily Allen refused to do it, one London gym started offering lessons in it. And on Tuesday twerking – the frenetic, buttock-wiggling dance – also topped Google's list of the trends that Britons were trying to discover the meaning of online this year.
“The other day, I got an alert saying our Wheels on the Bus compilation was 63rd on YouTube’s all-time chart. I had a look, and number 64 was the theme tune from Frozen.”
The PayPal co-founder and early investor in Facebook once gave Zuckerberg a timeless piece of advice.
Asana's Dustin Moskovitz, who previously co-founded Facebook, gets top-notch ratings from employees for promoting a more balanced culture.
Rumors of Mark Zuckerberg’s death may have been greatly exaggerated – but by his own billion-plus user website, as a glitch on Friday afternoon led Facebook to declare two million users, including Zuckerberg himself, prematurely dead.
The Twitter and Square CEO's recommended reading is not at all what you might expect.
Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before: Facebook has released a Snapchat clone. The new standalone app offers ephemeral picture and video messaging, as well as the all-important AR lenses – sorry, “masks” – and is particularly targeted at users in emerging markets.