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Ed Sheeran spring cleans Twitter after 'Thrones' cameo
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Ed Sheeran spring cleans Twitter after 'Thrones' cameo

En Vnexpress - Many of Sheeran's 30,000 tweets, including recent posts and comments from fans, had been deleted.

Twitter bot mocks up Trump tweets into presidential statements
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Twitter bot mocks up Trump tweets into presidential statements

Yahoo News A new Twitter bot that turns President Trump’s freewheeling tweets into official-looking White House statements has become somewhat of a sensation.

Trump and Clinton revive campaign feud with Twitter jabs
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Trump and Clinton revive campaign feud with Twitter jabs

Yahoo News In an exchange reminiscent of their bitter election contest, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton exchanged words on Twitter late Wednesday.

Twitter skewers Trump’s garbled ‘covfefe’ tweet
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Twitter skewers Trump’s garbled ‘covfefe’ tweet

Yahoo News President Trump’s latest midnight tweet, “Despite the negative press covfefe”, has become the day’s most popular joke online.

Ukraine and Russia trade Twitter barbs, including a ‘Simpsons’ GIF
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Ukraine and Russia trade Twitter barbs, including a ‘Simpsons’ GIF

Yahoo News In an odd development in the fast-paced world of digital diplomacy, the country of Ukraine took a swipe at Russia using its verified Twitter feed and ended the exchange with GIF taken from

Garcia gives fan his wish after 206-day Twitter campaign
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Garcia gives fan his wish after 206-day Twitter campaign

Yahoo News DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — For more than 200 days, Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia was the subject of a relentless Twitter campaign from one of his big fans.

US 'resistance' movement coalesces... on Twitter
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US 'resistance' movement coalesces... on Twitter

Yahoo News A social media "resistance" movement is taking shape against the Trump administration, inspired by the new president's efforts to control information. It began after the deletion of tweets

Twitter's China boss Kathy Chen quits after eight months
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Twitter's China boss Kathy Chen quits after eight months

Yahoo News - NEW YORK/BEIJING (Reuters) - Twitter Inc executive Kathy Chen, brought in to run Greater China just over eight months ago, has quit, according to a tweet sent by her over the weekend.

Twitter asks for feedback: users request edit option for tweets
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Twitter asks for feedback: users request edit option for tweets

Yahoo News - Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asked users on December 29, 2016, what improvements the service could implement for 2017, and many responded by requesting the ability to edit tweets once posted.

Jack Dorsey Says Twitter Needs An Edit Function
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Jack Dorsey Says Twitter Needs An Edit Function

"Yes, a form of edit is def needed," Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says.

Twitter Embraces Its Role As A Media Company
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Twitter Embraces Its Role As A Media Company

After years of rejecting the "media company" label, Twitter is indulging in some decidedly media company behaviors — hiring editors, broadcasting breaking news notifications, and

Twitter unveils 360-degree live video
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Twitter unveils 360-degree live video

Yahoo News - Twitter on Wednesday began streaming 360-degree video, allowing users to interact and get behind the scenes of live broadcasts. "Starting today, you can check out live, interactive 360

Checking in on some 2010 Twitter predictions about 2016
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Checking in on some 2010 Twitter predictions about 2016

Last Week Tonight / HBOBad things have happened around the globe forever, but many people are saying that 2016 was especially bad. Where did we go wrong? I decided to look back at some Twitter

Sony Music's Twitter hacked, fake Britney Spears death tweets sent
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Sony Music's Twitter hacked, fake Britney Spears death tweets sent

Sony Music Entertainment's Twitter account was hacked on Monday, publishing fake statements that pop music icon Britney Spears had died. Sony Music, a unit of Sony Corp. , said in a short statement

Fake news story sets off Israel-Pakistan Twitter clash
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Fake news story sets off Israel-Pakistan Twitter clash

JERUSALEM (AP) — A fake news story has touched off a tense Twitter confrontation between nuclear power Pakistan and Israel, which is widely believed to have a nuclear arsenal of its own.

Holiday-Travel Twitter Is the Best Form of Social Media
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Holiday-Travel Twitter Is the Best Form of Social Media

Whenever one of my friends tweets that they’re at (or on their way to, or getting ready to go to) the airport, I start refreshing their Twitter to see if anything has gone wrong. The only good kind

Big Pharma Is Coming For Your Facebook And Twitter Feeds
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Big Pharma Is Coming For Your Facebook And Twitter Feeds

If the pharmaceutical industry wants to fully embrace advertising on social media, it'll have to avoid antagonizing the FDA.

Hacker group takes over Netflix Twitter account
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Hacker group takes over Netflix Twitter account

(Reuters) - One of Netflix Inc's Twitter accounts was hacked on Wednesday by an entity calling itself "OurMine". Several mocking tweets were sent from the Netflix US Twitter account (@netflix).

Orlando nightclub victims' families sue Twitter, Google, Facebook
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Orlando nightclub victims' families sue Twitter, Google, Facebook

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - The families of three men killed at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub have sued Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc in federal court, accusing the companies

Another Twitter executive exits, joins venture firm Greylock
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Another Twitter executive exits, joins venture firm Greylock

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Greylock Partners, a top-tier Silicon Valley venture firm, said on Tuesday it has hired a new investing partner in Josh McFarland, who will be leaving

Twitter CTO Adam Messinger to leave in latest executive exodus
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Twitter CTO Adam Messinger to leave in latest executive exodus

Twitter Inc's Chief Technology Officer Adam Messinger said in a tweet on Tuesday he would be leaving the company, the latest in a string of high-profile executive departures. Messinger had been

Orlando shooting victims’ families sue Twitter, Facebook, and Google over ISIS propaganda
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Orlando shooting victims’ families sue Twitter, Facebook, and Google over ISIS propaganda

Family members of three people killed during the June attack on Orlando’s Pulse nightclub are suing Facebook, Twitter, and Google, arguing that the three companies allowed the spread of ISIS internet

Twitter Tests Breaking News Push Notifications
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Twitter Tests Breaking News Push Notifications

The company has pushed news updates on the Berlin Christmas market crash and Fidel Castro's death, with more possibly on the way.

Scientists are in a heated Twitter debate about the 'most beautiful spotted animal'
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Scientists are in a heated Twitter debate about the 'most beautiful spotted animal'

A cheetah Wikimedia Commons Scientists are holding a Twitter argument right now about which animals sport the best spots on their fur or skin. Is it the cheetah, Ranitomeya frogs, or orange spotted

Trump, on Twitter, says China should keep the seized U.S. drone
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Trump, on Twitter, says China should keep the seized U.S. drone

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continued to take jabs at China on Twitter on Saturday after Beijing agreed to give back an underwater U.S. drone it seized this week. "We