Twitter attributes more than half of its $575M Q1 ad revenue to video

Up 21% year over year, Twitter’s 5 million in advertising earnings is split evenly between its US and international markets. The post Twitter attributes more than half of its 5M Q1 ad revenue to video appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies […]

Twitter revoked API access for 142K apps covering 130M ‘low-quality’ tweets in 1 week under new terms

Twitter is making good on its pledge to fight the persistent problems of spam, bots, harassment and misinformation that have plagued the social platform for years. Today, in its generally positive Q1 earnings report, the company announced that changes it has made related to TweetDeck and its API — two of the most common spam […]

Twitter posts second straight profitable quarter, adds 6 million monthly users

Twitter posted its Q1 earnings today, and for the second straight quarter, the company is making money. For the first four months of 2018, Twitter reported a profit of just under million, with revenue of just under 5 million. The company also saw a slight gain in the number of monthly active users (MAUs), mostly […]

Twitter doesn’t care that someone is building a bot army in Southeast Asia

Facebook’s lack of attention to how third parties are using its service to reach users ended with CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking questions from congressional committees. With that in mind, you’d think that others in the social media space might be more attentive than usual to potentially malicious actors on their platforms. Twitter, however, is turning the […]

Twitter is down again for some [Update: It’s Back]

Rough week to be in Twitter support. Three days after the site experienced downtime across the globe, the site was hit by another outage.’s service site is currently listing an “active incident,” leaving many users unable to tweet. In other cases, the site isn’t loading at all, instead serving up internal server errors or […]

Kaspersky publishes open letter revealing Twitter banned its ads

(Reuters) — Twitter Inc. said on Friday that it has banned ads from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, saying the cyber-security company’s business model conflicts with advertising rules and citing U.S. government claims that Kaspersky has ties to Russian intelligence agencies. Twitter confirmed the ban in an email to Reuters after Kaspersky Lab co-…Read More Social – […]

Lord save us, Twitter is down

Everyone take a deep breathTwitter is down.  The service, which last experienced another outage just three days ago, appears to once again be on the fritz.  SEE ALSO: Twitter can’t decide if it wants to kill third-party apps According to Down Detector, the problem is mainly focused in North America, Western Europe, and Japan.  Oh […]

Twitter banned Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab from buying ads

The U.S. government isn’t the only one feeling skittish about Kaspersky Lab. On Friday, the Russian security firm’s founder Eugene Kaspersky confronted Twitter’s apparent ban on advertising from the company, a decision it quietly issued in January. No matter how this situation develops, we won’t be doing any more advertising on Twitter this year. The […]

Civil servant fired over Twitter attacks on government wins case

Civil servants in Australia can criticise the country’s government on Twitter, so long as they do it under a fake name and outside of work. That’s the latest result in the case of a former employee of Australia’s immigration department, Michaela Banerji, who was sacked for misconduct in 2013 after posting anonymous tweets that were […]

Here’s how to use Twitter to dominate the Google search results

If you want to displace negative content or build a strong brand identity, Twitter can help, says Contributor Chris Silver Smith. Here are 10 ways to use tweets to dominate page one on Google. The post Here’s how to use Twitter to dominate the Google search results appeared first on… Please visit Marketing Land for […]