Twitter turns favourites into retweets

Have you recently witnessed favourite tweets back in your tweet box? Some users are seeing tweets favourited by others in their timeline just like retweets.

Twitter offers new advertising options

Twitter has made it easier for advertisers to get and pay for exactly what they want.

Twitter may drive couples to break up, divorce: Study

Spending too much time on Twitter may damage your romantic relationship, even leading to negative outcomes such as physical cheating, breakup or divorce, a new study suggests.

Indian youth find Twitter `complex` to use: Survey

The socially-active Indian youth stays hooked onto Facebook for hours, but its Twitter`s "complexity" that has hampered popularity of the microblogging site, a study by India`s largest software services firm TCS today said.

Farhan Akhtar `three times a millionaire`!

Farhan Akhtar is ecstatic about having a following of over three million on Twitter.

Millennials wary of Twitter

A new research has indicated young adults have a healthy mistrust of the information on Twitter.

New research sheds light on how Twitter shapes public opinion

A group of researchers in China have reportedly deduced how Twitter, with its 241 million users tweeting out 500 million messages daily, shape public opinion.

Twitter bug allowed strangers to view tweets from protected accounts

Micro-blogging site Twitter has said that it has fixed a bug that allowed unauthorized people to read tweets from some protected user accounts for the last four months.

Twitter to be available on mobile phones without Internet

A good news for all the Twitter lovers. Twitter Inc is tying up with a Singapore-based startup to make its service available to users in emerging markets who have entry-level mobile phones which cannot access the Internet.

Twitter: Guess, where do half of all active users live?

Half of all Twitter`s active users, who tweet at least once a month, live in just five countries: the U.S., Japan, Indonesia, the UK and Brazil.

Twitter needs to curb digital hate on site, say critics

Micro-blogging site Twitter has reportedly seen a 30 percent surge in digital hate messages, while critics believe that the company should responsibly curb the spread of online hate.

Twitter issues new rules to control abusive language

In a bid to counter abusive language, Twitter has issued its new rules.

Twitter launches new ‘email sharing’ feature for tweets

Micro-blogging platform Twitter is soon going to enable a new feature to its website interface, which will make it easier for users to share a tweet via emails.

Twitter accidentally resets users` passwords

Micro-blogging site Twitter has apologized for resetting the passwords of its users on Thursday.

`Twitter has been put between a rock and a hard place`

Twitter’s chief executive Dick Costolo has said the micro-blogging firm will continue to fight the legal challenges brought against its users by legal officials who want access to their archived tweets.

Your tweets can expose the psychopath in you

While many of us may not bother about what we habitually tweet, a study has found these can reveal if we are psychopaths, with our frequently used words such as "die", "kill" and "bury" being some of the key warning signs.

Twitter appears down across much of planet

Micro-blogging site Twitter went down affecting users on multiple continents just minutes after Google restored its GTalk service, which had suffered massive outage on Thursday.

Wendi Deng`s Twitter a/c found to be a fake

A Twitter account purported to be linked to the wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch has turned out to be bogus.

Twitter reveals top subjects of 2011

Micro-blogging site Twitter has revealed the most popular topics for tweets in 2011 -- #egypt and #tigerblood.

Mix response on network sites content issue

Govt`s move to ask social networking sites to prevent objectionable content from appearing on their sites evoked a mixed response from politicians.