Twitter Shuts Down a Network of Sites – An End to Its Commitment to Freedom of Speech?
Aug25

Twitter Shuts Down a Network of Sites – An End to Its Commitment to Freedom of Speech?

Twitter has made a move that would end its commitment to democracy.   The social networking site cuts off a network of sites that archives deleted tweets made by politicians around the world. The sites are known as Politwoops. They’re overseen by the Open State Foundation (OSF). It was OSF reported that the networking site suspended its API access a few days ago. According to its report, Twitter has revoked its access to its API...

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Nipoon Malhotra -Twitter’s Brand Advertising Head Leaving for Pinterest
Aug18

Nipoon Malhotra -Twitter’s Brand Advertising Head Leaving for Pinterest

It seems like the people behind Twitter’s success are leaving. The latest employee to leave is Nipoon Malhotra. He’s leaving Twitter as the head of the company’s brand advertising. For nearly three years, Nipoon worked with Twitter as the head of the group of people developing ad products. But where is he heading to? Nipoon will be joining Pinterest as a product manager. This time, he’ll be the manager of Pinterest’s monetization...

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Twitter’s Former CEO Dick Costolo Will Leave Board
Aug13

Twitter’s Former CEO Dick Costolo Will Leave Board

There’s another shakeup going on in Twitter’s world. This time, it involves the company’s former CEO Dick Costolo. According to Bloomberg, Dick is stepping down from board. But the changes will be announced once the company has selected a new candidate or at the end of this year. When he stepped down as the CEO of Twitter, he remained as a board member. One of his reasons is that he wanted to keep the transition to a new leader as...

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Twitter and Its News Tab – Good or Bad?
Aug07

Twitter and Its News Tab – Good or Bad?

Twitter is a social networking giant. It’s comparable to Facebook. Lately, Twitter is trying to compete and be the number one social networking site by trying out new features to better attract more users. The latest experience that the company is doing is its News Tab. The main goal of the latest feature is to provide its users better experience while using the platform. News Tab, by the way, is just one of the experiments of Twitter...

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Twitter Bot Correcting the Phrase “Illegal Immigrants”
Aug06

Twitter Bot Correcting the Phrase “Illegal Immigrants”

For some people, illegal immigrant is an offensive term. This is probably one of the reasons that prompted two American journalists to create a Twitter bot. The main goal of the program was to correct Twitter users when they tweet something that includes illegal immigrant in it. Instead of using the term, the bot offers alternatives. The number of unauthorized immigrants in the US alone has stabilized, according to recent report. In...

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