Twitter top source of breaking news: Study

Nearly 9 in 10 Twitter users in the study (86 percent) said they use Twitter for news, and the vast majority of those (74 percent) do so daily.

Twitter news chief steps down in latest executive departure

In her parting tweets, Schiller said her departure would allow Twitter vice president of Global Media Katie Stanton to "reorganize" as she saw fit.

Twitter testing 'Fave People' timeline to show tweets only from favourite accounts

The timeline has been rolled out in alpha version for Android, which suggests that the feature could soon be rolled out into the company's regular mobile app or be scrapped based on the reviews by early testers.

Twitter adding promoted account tweets to timelines on desktop

The new feature, Promoted accounts, will enable users to promote their tweets which will have a follow button embedded directly in them.

Twitter's product chief Michael Sippey moves on from company

Sippey had been instrumental in Twitter's acquisition of video app Vine apart from the company's majority of consumer product and design initiatives.

Twitter shares tumble 13% after soaring to record $73.31 apiece

In more than a month since its public debut, Twitter's shares have been soaring more than tripling its 26 dollars-a-share offering.

Twitter uses push notifications to highlight what TV show your friend is watching

Former Foursquare product head Alex Rainert came across Twitter's notification telling him that two of his friends were talking about 'Grey's Anatomy'.

8% Americans get their news on Twitter: Pew

According to the Pew Research, half of the 16 percent of US adults who use Twitter get their news on the social network, compared to 30 percent of American who get their news on rival Facebook.

Three free tools to better manage your Twitter follower list

According to Mashable, the tool also lets users find who follows them having a dubious, fake or spam account and unfollow them.

Twitter seeks up to $1.61 bn in IPO

The IPO suggests a market value for the social network of between USD 9.3 billion and USD 11.1 billion.

Twitter quitters dog IPO

In comparison, only 7 percent of 2,449 Facebook members report not using the online social network, and 5 percent say they have shut down their account. The results have a credibility interval of 2.3 percent.

Twitter pays engineer $10 mn as Silicon Valley tussles for talent

Welcome to Silicon Valley, where a shortage of top engineering talent amid an explosion of venture capital-backed start-ups is inflating paychecks.

Defiant Twitter CEO fires back at 'all-boys tech club' remark

Wadhwa noted that Twitter's board and C-suite were all white and all male with the exception of General Counsel Vijaya Gadde, who joined the company only recently.

Twitter slammed after refusing to pay in fight against child porn

Sources said that Twitter thinks Facebook should also pay much more than it has.

Twitter investors poised to reap rewards with IPO

According to the New York Post, when Twitter was barely a twinkle in co-founder Jack Dorsey’s eye, Wilson, was one of the few investors to see its potential to change the world, and make a lot of money in the process.

Twitter can't beat news agencies: Study

Scientists at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow developed a software algorithm to track Twitter activity.

'BlackRock set to buy $80 million stake in Twitter'

Twitter, a six-year old micro blogging website is not set to raise new capital due to part of the deal which pegs the company at more than USD 9 billion. BlackRock is said to buy shares straight from early Twitter employees.

Facebook stops Twitter users to contact friends via new video-sharing app

Twitter users trying to use the feature are greeted with an error message saying that Vine is not authorised to make the Facebook request.