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Twitter announces searchable #Stickers for photos

Twitter has launched #Stickers, a photo-editing tool that allows users to choose from hundreds of accessories, emojis, and props and place them on photos they upload to...

Twitter unveils standalone app Engage for power users; allows 140-second videos now

Twitter has unveiled Twitter Engage, a new standalone app for power users to interact with their fans. Twitter Engage will let users monitor engagement, and offer analytics...

Twitter buys machine learning company Magic Pony

Twitter has acquired Magic Pony Technology, a London-based developer of machine learning and visual processing technology. The size of the deal was not shared,...

Twitter Launches Live Moderating Tools For Periscope

Periscope, the Twitter-owned live video app that lets users share and experience live video, are reaching out to the community to moderate comments during a...

Photos, Videos Will No Longer Count Toward 140-Character Limit, Says Twitter

Twitter says it will simplify Tweets in the coming months. Media attachments, such as photos and videos, will no longer count toward the character limit; @names...

BET Networks CEO Debra Lee Joins Twitter Board

Twitter has appointed Debra L. Lee, chairman and CEO of BET Networks, a media and entertainment subsidiary of Viacom, to serve as a board member of the...

Yoky Matsuoka Joins Twitter As Head Of Technology And Analytics

Yoky Matsuoka, co-founder of Google [x], and vice president of Technology with Nest is joining Twitter as vice president of Technology and Analytics. Ms. Matsuoka tweeted about her transition on Monday.

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Twitter Is Acquiring CardSpring

Twitter has acquired payments infrastructure company CardSpring for an undisclosed sum. CardSpring helps merchants work with publishers to create online-to-offline promotions. In a blog post,...

Prince Harry Sends His First Tweet

Britain's Prince Harry send out his first tweet on Thursday, sending a message on Twitter supporting the upcoming Paralympic-style games for injured and sick servicemen...

Bing Says Can Predict Event Outcome Using Search Queries, Social Input

Bing is unveiling an experimental feature where the Search engine will offer its prediction of events. The predictions will be based on a variety of...

Twitter Challenges And Wins Access Ban In Turkey

Twitter had filed petitions in a Turkish court two days ago to challenge the access ban on the microblogging site. The company had also...

Google Ordered To Pay SimpleAir $85M For Infringement

A federal jury has returned a verdict that Google owes $85 million in damages for infringing SimpleAir’s U.S. Patent No. 7,035,914. A separate jury...

Muhammad Ali Joins Twitter