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Twitter updates app to highlight big events, news stories

Twitter updates app to highlight big events, news stories

Twitter has tried to stand out with users and advertisers by emphasising live events and instant news.

Trump appeals court ruling he can't block Twitter critics

Trump appeals court ruling he can't block Twitter critics

The US Justice Department has said it will appeal a federal judge's ruling that President Donald Trump cannot legally block Twitter users who disagree with him.

QNA returns to Twitter a year after hacking

QNA returns to Twitter a year after hacking

Qatar's state-run news agency was back on Twitter on Monday for the first time since its hacked website carried controversial comments attributed to His Highness the Amir.

Twitter improves user data policy ahead of new European privacy laws

Twitter improves user data policy ahead of new European privacy laws

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it is updating its privacy policy to allow users to view information they share with the microblogging service and show how it is being used, ahead of new regulatory guidelines on European data privacy laws.

Twitter hits a milestone with first-ever profit

Twitter hits a milestone with first-ever profit

Twitter on Thursday reported its first-ever quarterly profit, in a key milestone for the social network which has been lagging for years against fast-growing rivals.

French homeless man takes Twitter by storm

French homeless man takes Twitter by storm

A French homeless man has become a social media sensation, chalking up nearly 20,000 followers on Twitter with his account of life on the mean streets of Paris.

Becker's son takes legal action over 'clearly racist' tweet

Becker's son takes legal action over 'clearly racist' tweet

Noah Becker decided to take the step after speaking with his father, the daily Bild reported. Becker's mother has an African-American father and a German mother.

Hashtag campaigns by blockading countries to malign Qatar

Hashtag campaigns by blockading countries to malign Qatar

Hashtag campaigns were run through social media especially on ‘Twitter’, to malign Qatar by propagating a number of false news against the country and its leadership in the aftermath of the blockade on Qatar by some neighbouring countries, a social media analyst told the Annual Gulf Studies Forum.

Facebook's WhatsApp messenger down for some users

Facebook's WhatsApp messenger down for some users

Users in countries from Myanmar to Russia and Vietnam to Brazil reported that WhatsApp was down in their countries too on social media.

Outgoing Twitter worker takes down Trump account

Outgoing Twitter worker takes down Trump account

Twitter initially said the account had been "inadvertently deactivated due to human error", but later indicated it was done intentionally by a departing worker.

Shares soar as Twitter eyes profit by year-end

Shares soar as Twitter eyes profit by year-end

Shares in Twitter leapt 14% in early trade to $19.68 on the back of investor optimism at its third quarter results -- even though the firm posted ongoing losses and a dip in revenue.

Trump touts Twitter use as key to White House win

Trump touts Twitter use as key to White House win

US President Donald Trump, known for his prolific and sometimes incendiary tweeting, defended his use of the social media platform in an interview aired on Sunday, saying without it he might not be president.