Home Tags Twitter

Tag: twitter

Twitter Bug Causing Users’ Outcry For Retweets Appearing Random

A Twitter bug has confused the Twitterati by showing them retweets from ‘random’ people on their timeline. A large majority of those affected by this bug was said to be Android users.From their end, the microblogging site has confirmed the spotting of this bug which, according to people working at their backend, is mislabeling the “social proof” tag. The...

Why Is YouTube Distancing Itself From Twitter And Google Plus?

YouTube removed automatic sharing
A major change is incoming YouTube's way! In its latest update, YouTube has revealed that it is planning to ditch some of its built-in sharing features. Starting later this month, the built-in sharing options for Twitter and other social networks will be removed from YouTube.It might come off as really unfortunate - The whole built-in sharing tool kill-spree -...

Twitter’s “Edit Tweet” Feature: Do We Really Need It?

twitter edit tweet feature
Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO at Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), suggested that the company is considering adding a new Edit Tweet feature to its platform. Although no specific details have been provided, Dorsey has expressed his thoughts upon the implementation of such a widely requested feature. In a town hall event held at IIT Delhi, India, Dorsey hinted upon the...

Twitter Revenue by Quarter

Twitter Revenue by Quarter
 The above DGraph represents the Twitter revenue by quarter, from Q1 2011 to the most recent quarter. In Q3 2018, Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) generated its highest-ever revenue of $758 million, that's a notable increase of 28.5% YoY.Interestingly, Q4 2015 was the first quarter when Twitter crossed $700 million mark in terms of revenue. However, when it comes to profit, it was...

Twitter Monthly Active Users Worldwide

twitter monthly active users
 The above DGraph represents the Twitter Monthly Active Users (MAUs) worldwide, from Q1 2010 to the most recent quarter.Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) monthly active users count has reached 326 million in Q3 2018. The total number of monthly active Twitter users has increased from just 30 million in Q1 2010 to 326 million in Q3 2018.However, in Q3 2018, the number...

Twitter Revenue By Quarter: From Q1 2011 to Q3 2018

 The above DGraph represents the growth in Twitter revenue from Q1 2011 to the most recent quarter.In Q3 2018, Twitter generated a record revenue of $758 million, an increase of 29% YoY. The micro-blogging company also witnessed 6.61% growth in its revenue when compared to Q2 2018.Interestingly, nearly 56% of Twitter's total revenue ($423 million) in Q3 2018 came...

Twitter in Trouble, Again; Due To Non-Compliance With GDPR Guidelines!

What are the dire straits a company has to face, due to non-compliance with GDPR? The wrath of Irish authorities! That's what Twitter.Inc (NYSE: TWTR) has gotten itself in.According to recent reports by Fortune, Irish authorities have pulled Twitter to a task, for not responding to a user request, which calls for non-compliance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Apparently, Twitter...

Twitter Fake Accounts: Millions To Go Down Again As Twitter Combat Fake News and Spam Bots

Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ:TWTR) has stepped up in order to sharpen up its efforts to fight fake news!According to recent reports, The micro-blogging platform has been keen at waging up a fight against fake Twitter profiles and the spread of misinformation. The social media player goes on a spit and polish spree up its platform, ahead of the U.S. Midterm elections.The company...

The Tweet That Has Cost Elon Musk $20 Million And His Chair Position At Tesla

Elon Musk Tweet
Looks like one careless tweet has costed Musk dearly! Pursuant to recent reports, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) and its CEO, Elon Musk have to bow down to charges and have acquiesced to pay $40 million along with subsequent concessions. This comes as a repercussion to the government lawsuit against Musk, alleging that he has deceived investors by using misleading statements about...

Social Media Spam: 47% Users Notice More Spammy Content Than Before

social media spam
Spam messages have been a constant problem for all the social media networks, be it WhatsApp, Facebook, Google or Twitter. These giants are aware of this situation – and have left no stones unturned in the past two years to fight with it. They are making every possible move to forbid the growth of spam on their websites and...

Twitter Has Suspended Over 20% Of Its Accounts In Just 2 Months

twitter suspended fake accounts
Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has been reportedly suspending an enormous number of suspicious accounts per day to counter the spread of misinformation. This could further lead to hitting its already-stalled users' growth, the media reported.The Washington Post has compiled the data which indicate that Twitter has suspended as many as 1 million accounts a day in recent months. Total 70 million...

90% of Active Twitter Users Retweet Or Like ‘Fake News’ [STUDY]

fake news on Twitter
Of the many harms that affect the political, economic, and social well-being, the most out-of-line practice is that of spreading false news. Littered with fake news, how exactly social media's active users plug away at the potential fake news? According to a new study from the University of Buffalo, nearly 90% of 'active' Twitter users spread misinformation, especially during public emergencies...

Twitter Testing Encrypted Direct Messaging Feature

Twitter testing Encrypted Direct Messaging Feature
Hot-off-the-press news has it that Twitter is apparently testing the security of direct messaging, which is evident from a code snippet spotted on the Developer tools. The feature can be found dubbed as "Secret Conversation" in the Android APK. This allows users to exchange end-to-end encrypted messages, which finally lines up Twitter with other secure messaging apps like WhatsApp, Telegram...

Why Capgemini Employees Resorting To Twitter Against The Salary Hike

Capgemini salary hike
One of the largest IT consulting and outsourcing company, Capgemini, has received major backlash, after it announced its increment structure on 28th April, according to recent reports.Spread over 40 countries, Capgemini has 200,000 employees with 100,000 alone in India and the revised structure has been not taken down well by any of them. The recent increment that has been...

Twitter Revenue And Profit In Q1 2018: It’s Getting Momentum Back

Twitter Q1 2018 results
Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) is having a triumphant 2018 as the company reported its second profitable quarter on Wednesday. The company trounced the Wall Street's expectations as its revenue clocked $665 million in Q1 2018, an increase of 21% YoY. The overall monthly active users (MAUs) rose 3% YoY to 336 million during the quarter, leading to a spike of 10% in company's...

False News Triggers 7x More Retweets Than Real News [STUDY]

false news on twitter
Looks like problems for Twitter is far from over. The micro-blogging platform, which is facing severe criticism of the slow growth in its user base, is once again at the receiving end due to the growing influence, reach and dominance of retweets of false news.We all are somewhat aware that false rumours spread faster than the actual truth. Today,...

Latest Briefs

Must Read

YouTube Should Have Bid Adieu To Dislike Button Much Earlier?

Online video sharing platform YouTube can be a ruthless place for content creators targeted by 'dislike mobs'. And the site owners totally understand that...

STAY CONNECTED

20,846FansLike
664,144FollowersFollow
727FollowersFollow
27,112FollowersFollow
298SubscribersSubscribe