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Topic: Twitter

Twitter CFO says iOS 14 privacy changes could level the playing field

03/03/2021, 05:03 pm

Twitter CFO Ned Segal says the company feels confident about Apple's planned iOS 14 privacy changes, and added that the feature could allow Twitter to better compete with its rivals.


Twitter says iOS 14 privacy feature will have 'modest impact' on revenue

02/09/2021, 05:02 pm

Twitter says it expects Apple's App Tracking Transparency privacy feature to have a "modest impact" on its revenue when released this spring.


Twitter shutting down Periscope in March 2021

12/15/2020, 05:12 pm

Twitter is officially shutting down Periscope, its standalone livestreaming service, in March 2021, though it will continue to offer its core capabilities through Twitter Live.


Twitter launches disappearing 'Fleets' feature globally

11/17/2020, 05:11 pm

Twitter on Tuesday started rolling out its new disappearing tweet feature, dubbed "Fleets," globally for all users.


Senate Commerce Committee grills tech CEOs on content moderation, bias

10/28/2020, 02:10 pm

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday grilled the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google over their respective content moderation practices.


US Senate to subpoena Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs over censorship issues

10/01/2020, 12:10 pm

The U.S. Senate has voted to subpoena Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai, and Twitter's Jack Dorsey to testify before Congress about the existing Communication Decency Act, and allegations of political censorship on social media.


Twitter voice tweets rolls out to more iOS users, transcriptions in development

09/29/2020, 08:09 pm

Twitter on Tuesday announced an expansion to its new voice tweets feature on iOS, which allows users to send a short audio clip with each post.


Twitter gains custom hashtag for #AppleEvent through September 28

09/08/2020, 09:09 am

A Twitter hashtag for #AppleEvent has newly been given a blue Apple logo, and will exist on the social media platform until close to the end of September.


Authorities identify another teenager behind massive Twitter hack

09/01/2020, 05:09 pm

Federal authorities have homed in on a 16-year-old from Massachusetts who allegedly played a significant role in the July Twitter hack.


New Twitter feature surfaces retweets with comments, now called 'Quote Tweets'

08/31/2020, 08:08 pm

Twitter on Monday said it now recognizes retweets with comments attached as "Quote Tweets," and in a feature addition will allow users to more easily find and view the messages in their timelines.


Apple Music's Larry Jackson weighs in on Verzuz collaboration

08/13/2020, 11:08 am

Verzuz has partnered with Apple Music and Twitter to bring hip-hop and R&B battles to fans-- and Apple Music's Head of Content couldn't be more pleased.


Twitter in long-shot talks to potentially buy TikTok

08/09/2020, 09:08 am

TikTok has apparently been in other talks to help it avoid the incoming presidential ban, with a report claiming the short-form video app spoke to Twitter about some form of "combination" ahead of Microsoft's acquisition talks.


Teenager arrested for masterminding Twitter hack

07/31/2020, 03:07 pm

A 17 year-old has been arrested in Tampa, Florida and is accused of being the lead actor behind the Twitter cryptocurrency hack.


Twitter breach that impacted Apple was result of spear phishing attack

07/30/2020, 10:07 pm

Twitter continues to release information about its investigation into a massive security breach that roped a number of high-profile accounts into spamming messages in a bitcoin scam campaign.


DMs of 36 high-profile Twitter accounts accessed in breach

07/22/2020, 11:07 pm

Twitter on Wednesday revealed hackers accessed the direct message inboxes of 36 high-profile accounts in an unprecedented security breach last week.


Twitter confirms staff manipulated for high-profile account access by hackers

07/18/2020, 03:07 pm

Twitter's employees were manipulated into providing access to the social network's internal systems to attackers, the company has revealed in an update to its investigation into a recent Bitcoin scam, one that affected prominent accounts including Apple.


Holding out for Apple Silicon Macs, Apple News+ audio stories, and more on the AppleInsider podcast

07/17/2020, 08:07 am

Twitter experiences a massive security breach, Apple releases iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6, Apple News+ adds audio and local news in the US, "Apple Glass" could use AR to enhance screen privacy, and whether your upgrade should wait on Apple Silicon Macs.


Twitter says no evidence passwords were stolen in hack of high profile accounts

07/16/2020, 06:07 pm

Twitter on Thursday said it found no evidence that passwords were accessed in an unprecedented breach that saw a Bitcoin scam posted to numerous high-profile accounts.


Apple Twitter account hacked in Bitcoin scam campaign

07/15/2020, 05:07 pm

The official Apple Twitter account appears to have been hacked as part of a bitcoin scam campaign that targeted other prominent tech accounts.


Department of Justice releases list of potential Section 230 reforms

06/17/2020, 06:06 pm

Proposed reforms suggested by the Department of Justice on Wednesday seek to fine-tune and limit Section 230 immunity for online platforms who do not remove malicious content from their websites.