After Twitter kills Mac app, third-party developers drop prices

Twitter’s unexpected discontinuation of its free eponymous Mac client late last Friday hasn’t gone over well with Mac users, even though it rated an abysmal 1.7 out of 5 stars before it disappeared from the Mac App Store. Amid concerns that Twitter’s other long-neglected Mac app, TweetDeck, might soon disappear, third-party clients are adjusting their prices, hoping to […]

Twitter is killing its Twitter for Mac desktop client

 On Friday, Twitter announced that it would abandon its lesser-loved Mac app, directing users to Twitter.com instead. The company declared that it will refocus its efforts on “a great Twitter experience that’s consistent across platforms” rather than continuing development for Twitter for Mac, a message that doesn’t sound great for TweetDeck lovers. Read More Social […]

eBay hires Jan Pedersen from Twitter to spearhead its AI efforts

eBay has announced a major new hire in its push to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) across its ecommerce platform. The company announced that it has lured Jan Pedersen from Twitter as its new VP and chief scientist for AI, and he will soon lead the company’s strategy across natural language processing, machine learning, and computer vision. He […]

How I cleaned up my embarrassing Twitter history

This may be hard to imagine, but I, a now hilarious 24-year-old with impressive self-control and impeccable taste in movies, music, and celebrity crushes, have not always crafted the best tweets. Sure, my Twitter fingers are professionally trained at this point. But when I first made my debut in 2011, I was an angsty 18-year-old, […]

Watch live as British politicians in DC grill Google, Twitter, and Facebook execs on fake news

British politicians have traveled across the pond today in an effort to stem the plague of fake news by putting executives from U.S. tech companies in the hot seat. The hearings in Washington D.C. include reps from Facebook, Twitter, and Google. The United Kingdom’s House of Commons’ Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee organized the session […]

Marketing Day: GDPR misconceptions, Twitter news & Snapchat’s Snap Store

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Twitter now says 1.4 million people interacted with Russian trolls during 2016 presidential campaign

 Twitter has now updated the number of people engaging with Russian trolls during the 2016 presidential campaign to 1.4 million. That’s more than double the initial 677,775 Twitter originally said had seen, followed or retweeted one of these accounts. Read More Social – TechCrunch

Rules of engagement when you follow your colleagues on Twitter

So, you’ve done the deed. You went and followed aaaaall of your colleagues on Twitter. They’ve followed you back. Now there’s no going back.  Before you carry on tweeting as you did before, there are a few HIGHLY important rules you need to be aware of.  SEE ALSO: I’m a secret Slack lurker and it’s […]

Twitter COO Anthony Noto is leaving to become CEO at SoFi

Chief operating officer (COO) Anthony Noto is leaving Twitter after serving for nearly four years and in two roles. A former Goldman Sachs executive and NFL CFO, Anthony Noto played a key role in helping Twitter become a public company before eventually joining as CFO in 2014. When Adam Bain stepped down as COO in November 2016, Noto stepped into his […]

Facebook and Twitter face a short deadline on Russian bot #ReleaseTheMemo reports for Congress

 Two leading Democrats in Congress are calling for new disclosures from Facebook and Twitter about Russian disinformation campaigns on their platforms. In a letter, Rep. Adam Schiff and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, minority leads on the House Intel and Senate Judiciary committees respectively, called for the two tech companies to release any information that have about […]