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Twitter to keep 140-character limit, says CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter to keep 140-character limit, says CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter Inc will keep the 140-character limit for tweets, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Friday.

Twitter offers bonuses to employees to retain them

Twitter offers bonuses to employees to retain them

In a bid to prevent staff departure, Micro-blogging site Twitter Inc has been offering additional restricted stock and cash bonuses to its employees.

Twitter to unveil refreshed timeline on March 3

Twitter to unveil refreshed timeline on March 3

The micro-blogging site Twitter is set to roll out a refreshed design to its timeline display on March 3. With this change, people can start embedding profiles, lists, collections and more with the new embedded timeline, VentureBeat reported.

Twitter says Dorsey continues to forego direct compensation

Twitter says Dorsey continues to forego direct compensation

Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey has agreed to continue to forego any form of direct compensation, a regulatory filing by the company showed on Friday.

Twitter shares slump to all-time low as user growth stalls

Shares of social media website Twitter Inc hit an all-time low on Thursday after the company said late Wednesday that user growth stalled for the first time since the company went public in 2013.

Twitter to change homepage to customise tweet displays to individuals

Twitter Inc made a dramatic product change on Wednesday, saying it will recast the way it displays tweets on its homepage by customizing them to individual users, instead of uniformly displaying tweets in reverse chronological order.

After Twitter outage, WhatsApp service stumbles briefly

After Twitter outage, WhatsApp service stumbles briefly

Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp temporarily crashed in an array of countries from the US to India, potentially affecting hundreds of millions of users.

Twitter names Nathan Hubbard as interim media head: Report

Twitter Inc named Chief Commercial Officer Nathan Hubbard as interim media head, CNBC reported on Monday, citing a source.

Twitter suffers one of the worst outages, down in several countries

Twitter suffers one of the worst outages, down in several countries

Millions of Twitter users were blocked from their feeds on Tuesday as the social networking site went down in several countries, suffering one of the worst outages in its 10-year history.

Twitter sued by US widow for giving voice to Islamic State

Twitter Inc is being sued by the widow of an American killed in Jordan who accuses the social media company of giving a voice to Islamic State.

Twitter names Omid Kordestani as executive chairman

Twitter has appointed Omid Kordestani, a former chief business officer of Google, as its new executive chairman.

Twitter to lay off 336 employees as Jack Dorsey takes over as CEO

Twitter to lay off 336 employees as Jack Dorsey takes over as CEO

Twitter is laying off 336 employees, or about eight percent of its global workforce of 4,100 people, days after the microblogging giant brought back its co-founder Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO.

Jack Dorsey to continue as permanent CEO at Twitter

Jack Dorsey to continue as permanent CEO at Twitter

In July this year, the then CEO Dick Costolo had stepped down from his position and Dorsey was appointed as the interim CEO as the Board scouted for a new head.

Twitter.com restored for all users

Twitter.com restored for all users

Twitter.com was unavailable on Monday for some users across the United States, but the site was restored around 3:15 p.m. EDT, Twitter said. 

Twitter partners with Stripe to expand ''buy buttons''

Payments processing company Stripe Inc launched a new tool on Monday that will connect retailers and brands to sell on platforms like Twitter Inc and tap an increasing number of consumers shopping on mobile apps.

Twitter updates app Windows 10, adds group messages

Twitter for Windows has added group messaging, multi-account support, lists and other improvements in its Window 10 app.

Twitter may give 'voice' to speech impaired

Social networking website Twitter may help people with speech disabilities share information and feel more included by giving them a 'voice', researchers say.

Twitter updates the iOS app to allow interactive notifications

Twitter has released an update for iOS that makes them interactive and convenient to enable quicker responses.

Twitter shares fall over 11% as growth of monthly users slows

Twitter Inc`s shares fell more than 11 percent in extended trade on Tuesday after the microblogging company said its number of monthly average users grew at the slowest pace since it went public in 2013.

Twitter says it wants full-time CEO

Twitter said Monday it would only consider chief executive candidates who can commit full-time to the company, signaling that co-founder and interim head Jack Dorsey likely will not be picked.