Hitting the retweet button makes you forget what you read!

Hitting the retweet button makes you forget what you read!

Research at Cornell University and Beijing University finds retweeting or otherwise sharing information creates a "cognitive overload" that interferes with learning and retaining what you've just seen. Worse yet, that overload can spill over and diminish performance in the real world.

Sharing Twitter posts can hamper your memory!

Sharing Twitter posts can hamper your memory!

Retweeting creates a cognitive overload that can interrupt the learning and retaining ability of a person. This overload is also capable of diminishing performance in the real world.

Twitter misses revenue estimates, shares plunge

Twitter misses revenue estimates, shares plunge

 Twitter shares fell sharply about 12 percent on Tuesday after the micro-blogging website - which managed to add 5 million people to take its monthly active user base to 310 million - missed the first quarter revenue estimates.

No salary but $68,506 in compensation for Twitter CEO Dorsey

No salary but $68,506 in compensation for Twitter CEO Dorsey

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey did not take salary or stock options since he joined the struggling micro-blogging website last year and received personal and residential security costs totaling $68,506, a media report said on Saturday.

Twitter appoints Kathy Chen as China managing director

Twitter Inc has appointed Kathy Chen as its Greater China managing director.

Twitter's 140-character limit to stay: CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter's 140-character limit to stay: CEO Jack Dorsey

 If you thought you will be able to convey more to your friends and policymakers on Twitter soon, hold on. According to the micro-blogging site, there is still time for you to tweet in 10,000 characters and its original 140-character limit is here to stay.

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 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 to launch new Facebook-style timeline in 23 countries

Twitter to launch new Facebook-style timeline in 23 countries

The new timeline is a way for Twitter to elevate popular content, make content accessible for everyone even if they are not signed in, and feed people what they want to see and discuss most.

Twitter facing challenges: Dorsey urges staff to post positive tweets

Twitter facing challenges: Dorsey urges staff to post positive tweets

Facebook is a very different business based on a closed, selective network compared with Twitter's outward-facing publishing platform.

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 to see major shakeup in top ranks

Twitter to see major shakeup in top ranks

Twitter is overhauling its top management in a major shakeup, as the social network struggles to boost its profitability and growth prospects,

Twitter adds live Periscope broadcasts to timelines

Twitter on Tuesday began weaving live Periscope video broadcasts into timelines streamed to its application tailored for Apple mobile devices.

Good news! Twitter planning to expand tweet’s 140-character limit to 10,000

Good news! Twitter planning to expand tweet’s 140-character limit to 10,000

Want to convey more to your friends and policymakers on Twitter? Soon, you may be able to tweet in 10,000 characters on the micro-blogging site.

Twitter testing timelines by relevance, not chronological order

Twitter testing timelines by relevance, not chronological order

Twitter is working with algorithms similar to the ones Facebook uses to order items on your news feed.

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.

Are lay-offs on the cards at Twitter?

Are lay-offs on the cards at Twitter?

 Within days of Jack Dorsey taking over Twitter’s command as permanent CEO, come some sombre news. The company is reportedly preparing to hand out pink slips across the board.

Twitter planning layoffs: Report

Twitter will lay off employees next week as freshly-returned chief Jack Dorsey pushes for a leaner operation focused on winning users, tech news website Re/code has reported.

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.