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  1. Twitter Stock Downgraded to 'Hold' by UBS

    January 18, 2017
    The embattled social media company lost yet another former bull that had remained in its camp.
  2. Twitter Stock Short Interest Declines 4%

    January 17, 2017
    Short sellers, who have profited on Twitter over the past two years, are seemingly moving on to better prospects.
  3. Twitter, PBS Partner to Stream Trump's Inauguration

    January 13, 2017
    It makes sense that Twitter wants to be at Trump's inauguration, where it can cultivate a relationship with the President-elect. ...
  4. Twitter Stock Downgraded to 'Hold' by Pivotal

    January 13, 2017
    Twitter shares ended Thursday up 0.46% even though the embattled social media company received another downgrade.
  5. Snap Inc. Picks UK for Snapchat Headquarters

    January 11, 2017
    Currently in Venice, Calif., Snap is following other tech firms to the U.K., which has lower corporate tax rates.
  6. Twitter Stock Is Beating S&P 500 Index in 2017

    January 9, 2017
    While it's only a week into the new year, the embattled social media giant should toast this small victory.
  7. Twitter's Vine Being Re-Branded as Vine Camera

    January 6, 2017
    What to do with Vine was a major question for Twitter at various points in 2016.
  8. Ex-Employee Sues Snapchat For Misleading Investors (FB, TWTR)

    January 5, 2017
    A former employee has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging that it misrepresented its financial position while recruiting ...
  9. Twitter Stock Rated 'Sell' by Aegis Capital

    January 4, 2017
    Shares of Twitter ended Tuesday in positive territory even though the company began 2017 on the wrong foot.
  10. Twitter's Managing Director of Greater China Quits

    January 3, 2017
    Twitter lost another high-level executive, prolonging the managerial exodus that plagued the company for most of 2016.
  11. How Trump's Tweets Move the Markets

    January 3, 2017
    Tweeter-in-Chief: The president-elect's tweets can have a huge impact on stocks
  12. Dorsey Lays Out 2017 Focus for Twitter, Square

    January 2, 2017
    The founder and CEO of asks users what they hope to see the platforms 'improve or create' in 2017.
  13. How Twitter Can Win 2017

    January 2, 2017
    2016 was a nightmarish year for Twitter. Is there hope for 2017?
  14. How Elon Musk Fires Tweets to Skewer His Critics

    December 29, 2016
    The famous billionaire's tweets can cutting as President-Elect Trump's
  15. Social Media Laggards Ready for the January Effect (TWTR, P)

    December 29, 2016
    Social media stocks have lost ground in 2016, with a few big cap exceptions, but could attract significant capital in the ...
  16. Twitter's Wild 2016: A Year in Review

    December 28, 2016
    The term "colossal failure" seems an appropriate description of Twitter's 2016 campaign.
  17. Twitter Stock Falls 4% After CTO Quits

    December 21, 2016
    Shuffles are making investors wonder if CEO Jack Dorsey knows what he's doing.
  18. Twitter Cuts off Police Access to Users' Geospatial Data

    December 20, 2016
    Twitter is making it harder to spy on users.
  19. Apple Launches Latest Version Of TV App

    December 14, 2016
    Features a single search interface to access programs across the Apple ecosystem.
  20. Analyst: Jack Dorsey Should Choose Twitter Over Square (TWTR, ...

    December 14, 2016
    Given Twitter's lackluster performance, analysts say the board should pressure Dorsey to choose.
  21. Top 10 Companies with the Best Parental Leave Benefits (NFLX, ...

    December 13, 2016
    Ikea just announced it will offer its 13,000 salaried and hourly employees in the U.S. up to four months of paid parental ...
  22. Twitter Bans Bots that Reply to Trump's Tweets

    December 9, 2016
    People are following the bots on Twitter and it's confusing everyone.
  23. Donald Trump's Twitter Relationship Is "Complicated"

    December 8, 2016
    If Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey can find a way to monetize Trump's tweets, retweets and impressions, Wall Street might fall in ...
  24. Dorsey to Stay CEO of Twitter & Square (TWTR, SQ)

    December 7, 2016
    At a conference in San Fran, the founder of both social media and fintech leaders committed to maintaining his position at ...
  25. Twitter's Monthly Active Users Expected to Rise (TWTR)

    December 7, 2016
    Expectations are rising for Twitter, although the stock has been heading in the opposite direction.
  26. FB, GOOGL, MSFT, TWTR Pool Images to Scan for Terrorist Recruiters

    December 6, 2016
    The four tech giants will post flagged content into the shared database. Facebook is also asking users for help in identifying ...
  27. EU Reads Riot Act to Facebook, Twitter, Google Over Hate Speech

    December 5, 2016
    The European government may impose laws on the tech companies, if they fail to comply with a code of conduct they signed ...
  28. Square Stock Upgraded by Deutsche Bank (SQ, TWTR)

    December 5, 2016
    Square stock surged as much as 4.4% Friday on almost twice its normal volume after receiving a strong endorsement by analysts ...
  29. Twitter Hires Ex-Google Star as Product Chief (TWTR, GOOGL)

    December 2, 2016
    The appointment of Keith Coleman as new product head coincides with Twitter acquiring Coleman's California-based startup ...
  30. Meet Twitter's New Product Head (TWTR)

    December 2, 2016
    The former Google product manager is not a big fan of tweeting.
  31. Tech IPOs Show Signs of Life (TWTR)

    December 1, 2016
    AppNexus confidentially filed for an IPO recently, which could see the company seek a valuation of $1.5 billion and $2 billion. ...
  32. Twitter Stock Short Interest Declines 21% (TWTR)

    November 29, 2016
    Twitter's decline in short interest likely reflects the belief that the stock has been punished enough.
  33. Twitter's Anthony Noto Gets Pay Raise (TWTR)

    November 25, 2016
    Twitter's Anthony Noto is taking on additional responsibilities, which has netted him a hefty stock compensation package.
  34. Fake News a Real Problem Among Teens (FB, TWTR)

    November 25, 2016
    A Stanford University study revealed that 82% of teens couldn't recognize the difference between an ad labeled "sponsored ...
  35. More Twitter Criticism on Dorsey's Suspended Account (TWTR)

    November 25, 2016
    Twitter users began to wonder if the company's internal errors have caused their accounts to be accidentally suspended in ...
  36. Will Facebook's China Censorship Tool Work? (FB, TWTR)

    November 24, 2016
    Assuming this alleged censorship tool by Facebook becomes live, would Facebook ever work in China?
  37. Twitter Promises to Take Action Against Developers Violating ...

    November 23, 2016
    The company has drawn criticism for allowing developers to use its publicly available data for surveillance.
  38. Twitter, Facebook Criticism 'Well-Deserved' (TWTR, FB)

    November 21, 2016
    Recode Executive Editor Kara Swisher doesn't believe that either company has done enough to battle these issues regarding ...
  39. Twitter Sorry for Allowing White Supremacist Ad (TWTR)

    November 18, 2016
    CEO Jack Dorsey apologized on Thursday after Twitter allowed an ad promoting a white supremacist group accidentally to pass ...
  40. An Overvalued Snapchat Could Boost Facebook (FB, TWTR)

    November 18, 2016
    While Snap's expected valuation has sparked debates, the big winners of Snap's IPO could also be social media incumbents ...
  41. Twitter Suspends Alt-Right Accounts (TWTR, FB)

    November 17, 2016
    This isn't the first time that the company has taken action against the spread of hate or accounts that it believes violate ...
  42. How Snapchat Makes Money (FB, TWTR)

    November 16, 2016
    Snapchat may soon go public at a valuation of up to $25 billion, begging the question: does the company even make money? ...
  43. Twitter Cracks Down On Hate Speech On Its Platform

    November 16, 2016
    The social media platform suspended come alt right accounts on its platform.
  44. Twitter Finally Unveils Muted Words Feature

    November 15, 2016
    Muted words and other safety features might mean that potential M&A suitors have less to fear.
  45. Twitter Stock Up as Jana Partners Takes Stake (TWTR, SFTBY)

    November 15, 2016
    Hedge fund Jana Partners revealed that it acquired 2.9 million shares, or just less than 0.5% of the struggling social media ...
  46. Square Stock Upgraded on Banking Prospects (SQ, TWTR)

    November 15, 2016
    As with financial stocks that are expected to benefit from a Donald Trump presidency, analysts have begun to assess Square ...
  47. Google Search For Final Election Count Redirects To Fake News

    November 14, 2016
    The fake news site states that Trump has already won the popular vote, which Clinton is widely expected to win.
  48. Is Twitter Prepared for Post-Election Gains? (TWTR, FB)

    November 14, 2016
    Twitter shares have risen as much as 5% since the election results were finalized, proclaiming Donald Trump victorious.
  49. The Facebook-Google Duopoly: How It Crushes Rivals

    November 14, 2016
    Facebook and Google dominate 85% of the mobile advertising market - and that could make them the target of antitrust regulators ...
  50. President-elect Donald Trump Is Back On Twitter

    November 11, 2016
    The President-elect criticized those who were protesting his election yesterday but said they showed "passion for our great ...
  51. Twitter COO Exit Raises More Questions (TWTR)

    November 11, 2016
    Bain's departure puts more pressure on the company to execute, given that his replacement will be Anthony Noto, the company’s ...
  52. There are 400,000 Bots That Just Tweet Political Views All Day

    November 10, 2016
    A study from the University of Southern California finds 400,000 bots operating on Twitter, each producing political tweets.
  53. Twitter COO Adam Bain to Leave the Company (TWTR)

    November 10, 2016
    The social media giant announced that COO Adam Bain has informed Twitter that he plans to resign to explore opportunities ...
  54. Twitter's COO Steps Down (TWTR, CRM)

    November 10, 2016
    According to reports, the move is part of a "significant shake-up" at the company by its CEO Jack Dorsey.
  55. Google, Facebook, Twitter Poised for Election Night Madness

    November 8, 2016
    The biggest parties in town may be on social media and video streaming platforms this year.
  56. Twitter Looking to Sell Vine, Not Axe It (TWTR)

    November 8, 2016
    Why dump an asset when you can get something for it – that's likely the thinking behind Twitter's rumored decision to sell ...
  57. Facebook, Twitter Access Blocked in Turkey (FB, TWTR)

    November 7, 2016
    Blocking internet access to social media sites is commonplace in Turkey, particularly in times of political unrest.
  58. Is Twitter Board Pressuring Dorsey to Choose? (TWTR, SQ)

    November 7, 2016
    While Dorsey insists that serving dual roles doesn't adversely affect either company, Twitter's stock performance suggests ...
  59. Is Twitter Working on a Muted Words Feature? (TWTR)

    November 3, 2016
    The San Francisco-based company is working on a "muted words" feature that allows users to filter out certain words from ...
  60. Twitter's India Chief Resigns

    November 1, 2016
    His resignation follows layoffs in the company's Hong Kong and Bangalore offices and an earlier resignation by the company's ...
  61. Twitter's Mixed Earnings Report

    October 28, 2016
    Twitter reported increased revenues and user growth in its earnings call yesterday. Closer analysis reveals a more mixed ...
  62. Twitter Pops on Q3 Beat, Cuts Workforce by 9% (TWTR, SFTBY)

    October 27, 2016
    The 9% reduction in its workforce suggests Twitter is not that far off from turning things around.
  63. What's the Next Big Thing for Venture Capital? (GOOG, FB)

    October 27, 2016
    Flush with a huge inflow of funds, venture capital firms are cautious about what startups to back. What new technologies ...
  64. What to Expect From Twitter's Third Quarter Earnings (TWTR, DIS)

    October 26, 2016
    The acquisition drama at Twitter apart, analysts are bearish on the company's performance last quarter.
  65. Dorsey Defends Dual CEO Roles at Twitter, Square (TWTR, SQ)

    October 25, 2016
    After quite a tumultuous year, the social media platform and mobile payments company continue to evolve as Dorsey defends ...
  66. Twitter to Lay Off 8% of Its Workforce: Report (TWTR, CRM)

    October 25, 2016
    The San Francisco-based company, which has been struggling with growing users and sales, is expected to announce another ...
  67. SoftBank Might be Twitter's 7th Suitor

    October 24, 2016
    The Japanese firm could be the seventh candidate interested in Twitter. The others walked away from acquisition discussions. ...
  68. Making Sense of Softbank's Twitter Buyout Chatter (TWTR, SFTBY)

    October 24, 2016
    Softbank would only need to offer $25 per share to get a deal done. And given Twitter's lack of leverage, it would be tough ...
  69. Twitter Is Getting Into Virtual Reality

    October 18, 2016
    Big news for Twitter--No, not a buyer. It's for a new initiative that the social media company hopes will bring in more viewers ...
  70. Twitter's Abuse Problem Led Salesforce To Back Out Of Bid: CNBC's ...

    October 17, 2016
    According to the CNBC analyst, "haters" reduce the value of Twitter.
  71. Twitter Falls After Salesforce Confirms It Is Not Making A Bid ...

    October 14, 2016
    In an interview with the Financial Times, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said Twitter "wasn't the right fit."
  72. Google, Facebook, Twitter Prepare For Election Technology

    October 13, 2016
    Google, Facebook, and Twitter are helping out with voter registration and coverage for the U.S. Presidential elections.
  73. Snap Inc. to Hire Bankers For a March IPO: Reports

    October 13, 2016
    Snap's debut could reinvigorate the current slump in tech IPOs
  74. Twitter up After Upgrade and News Report (TWTR, CRM)

    October 11, 2016
    Twitter's shares are up again after an upgrade and a news report that it might still be in talks with Salesforce.
  75. Twitter's Numbers in the Last 10 Days

    October 8, 2016
    Check out these important numbers related to the Twitter stock from the last 10 days.
  76. What's Ahead for Square, Twitter CEO’s Other Co. (SQ, TWTR)

    October 6, 2016
    Despite risk, there remains significant upside for the mobile payments market leader as Twitter's decline shouldn’t impact ...
  77. Salesforce's Twitter Buyout May be Stymied by Investor Pressure

    October 6, 2016
    Another company balks at buying the social media giant.
  78. Salesforce's Twitter Acquisition May Fold Due To Investor Pressure

    October 6, 2016
    Another potential Twitter buyer balks.
  79. Twitter Stock Falls 16.28% in Pre-Market Trading After Report ...

    October 6, 2016
    Three potential suitors are said to be not interested in Twitter. This leaves only Microsoft and Salesforce from among the ...
  80. Twitter Pops As Market Digests Bid News

    October 5, 2016
    Twitter's stock continues its upward rise after news that the company will receive bids as early as this week.
  81. Twitter May Receive Bids This Week (TWTR, CRM)

    October 5, 2016
    A Wall Street Journal report claims that the social media network will receive bids from potential suitors. ...
  82. AT&T Fades as Potential Twitter Buyer (T, TWTR)

    October 3, 2016
    Twitter is still in play, but AT&T is no longer looking like that much of a viable suitor.
  83. Google Reportedly Exploring Twitter Bid (GOOG, TWTR)

    October 3, 2016
    The Mountain View company is reportedly interested in Twitter for a second time. If it does seal the deal, it will have to ...
  84. Spotify Might Buy SoundCloud, But Who Will Buy Spotify?

    September 29, 2016
    Music streaming service Spotify is in talks to buy SoundCloud, a social platform for musicians. The deal is indicative of ...
  85. Twitter Stock Continues Roller coaster Ride (TWTR, CRM)

    September 28, 2016
    The social media network's stock is down today after downgrades from two analysts.
  86. Bullish Technicals Predict Twitter Takeout (TWTR)

    September 28, 2016
    Twitter has broken out on heavy volume in reaction to takeout rumors that are likely to presage a profitable company sale. ...
  87. Analysts Weigh In On Twitter's Rise

    September 27, 2016
    Twitter's stock has shot up by 26% in the last two days on the back of rumors about an acquisition. What should investors ...
  88. Microsoft Joins List of Companies Interested In Twitter (MSFT, ...

    September 27, 2016
    Microsoft is the latest company rumored to be interested in bidding for social media platform Twitter. A CNBC report states ...
  89. Twitter Drops on Analyst Downgrade (TWTR, GOOG)

    September 26, 2016
    The social media network's stock, which recorded its single biggest gain ever on Friday, was down 3% after an analyst downgraded ...
  90. Twitter Rises On Disney Acquisition Report

    September 26, 2016
    The social media company's stock is up again after a Bloomberg report that Disney has initiated talks with financiers for ...
  91. Facebook Apologizes For Miscalculating Ad Metric

    September 26, 2016
    The social media network made errors while calculating average video views for its livestreams. It apologized to marketers ...
  92. Disney's Plan To Reinvent Itself Using Technology (DIS, AMZN)

    September 25, 2016
    Disney's CEO outlined the steps that the media conglomerate is taking for the future.
  93. Social Media ETF Reaches Record High (SOCL, TWTR)

    September 23, 2016
    On Friday, Global X Social Media Index ETF reached its record levels after Twitter, which is one of its top three holdings, ...
  94. Elon Musk Asks for Recordings of SpaceX Explosion on Twitter ...

    September 23, 2016
    Elon Musk takes to twitter to ask for help in finding out what went wrong on September 1.
  95. Twitter Soars On Acquisition Rumors (TWTR, CRM)

    September 23, 2016
    The social media network's stock is soaring after rumors that a deal could happen as soon as the end of this year.
  96. Apple and Google Browsers Now Autoplay Mobile Video (AAPL, GOOG)

    September 22, 2016
    Apple and Google have enabled mobile video autoplay in their browsers. This is expected to drive consumption of mobile video ...
  97. Twitter To Livestream Presidential Debates

    September 21, 2016
    Twitter will broadcast the three presidential debates in partnership with Bloomberg Politics. The debates will be bookended ...
  98. You Can Have Longer Tweets, Starting Today

    September 19, 2016
    The San Francisco-based service is changing what counts against Tweet character limits, starting today.
  99. What Are Virtual Financial Advisors?

    September 19, 2016
    The internet has provided a convenient way for financial advisors to offer their services to a wide customer base through ...
  100. Twitter Up After Livestreaming First NFL Game

    September 16, 2016
    Reviewers for the most part congratulated the social media network for its first livestream of an NFL game.
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