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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Meet Twitter's New Product Head (TWTR)

    December 2, 2016
    The former Google product manager is not a big fan of tweeting.
  4. 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. ...
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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?
  10. 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.
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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? ...
  16. Twitter Cracks Down On Hate Speech On Its Platform

    November 16, 2016
    The social media platform suspended come alt right accounts on its platform.
  17. 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.
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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.
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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 ...
  30. 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.
  31. 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 ...
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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 ...
  35. 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.
  36. 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 ...
  37. 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.
  38. 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 ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. 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. ...
  41. 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 ...
  42. 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 ...
  43. 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.
  44. 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."
  45. 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.
  46. Snap Inc. to Hire Bankers For a March IPO: Reports

    October 13, 2016
    Snap's debut could reinvigorate the current slump in tech IPOs
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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 ...
  50. Salesforce's Twitter Buyout May be Stymied by Investor Pressure

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

    October 6, 2016
    Another potential Twitter buyer balks.
  52. 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 ...
  53. 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.
  54. 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. Salesforce.com ...
  55. 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.
  56. 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 ...
  57. 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 ...
  58. 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.
  59. 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. ...
  60. 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 ...
  61. 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 ...
  62. 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 ...
  63. 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 ...
  64. 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 ...
  65. 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.
  66. 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, ...
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. 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 ...
  70. 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 ...
  71. 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.
  72. 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 ...
  73. 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.
  74. Twitter Stock Falls as No M&A Bidders Emerge (TWTR, FB)

    September 16, 2016
    Twitter stock fell after the company's board of directors meeting concluded with no credible signs of an interested acquirer. ...
  75. Twitter Livestreams Its First NFL Game Tonight

    September 15, 2016
    The social network, which has suffered from stalled user growth, is banking on the games to grow awareness of its service ...
  76. Twitter Live App Now On Apple TV, XBox One, And Fire TV

    September 14, 2016
    The social media network launched a new live streaming app today to boost its revenues and popularity.
  77. Top 6 Fastest Growing Startups in San Francisco (GOOG, TWTR)

    September 14, 2016
    The six fastest-growing new startups in San Francisco for 2016 are focusing on making life easier by offering solutions to ...
  78. Snapchat May File for an IPO Next Year (FB, TWTR)

    September 8, 2016
    The Venice Beach-based company has taken out a line of credit and is talking to bankers.
  79. Twitter Unveils Emojis for All NFL Teams (TWTR, FB)

    September 7, 2016
    To the extent Twitter can convert a sizable number of fans to become monthly active users, the NFL deal would have paid off. ...
  80. Twitter's Board to Meet to Discuss Possible Sale (TWTR, MSFT)

    September 6, 2016
    The social media giant's fate has piqued the interest of even some of Twitter's biggest doubters.
  81. Why Twitter Stock Climbed 7% Last Week (TWTR, MSFT)

    September 5, 2016
    Twitter shares would have gained as much as 10% last week, when factoring that the shares reached a session high of $20.14 ...
  82. 3 Reasons Why Twitter Is an Excellent M&A Play (TWTR)

    September 2, 2016
    Twitter's stock is up on takeover speculation. Here are three reasons why a takeover of Twitter is a great idea.
  83. A Twitter Acquisition Won't Happen This Year (TWTR, MSFT)

    September 1, 2016
    A day after Twitter shares rose on takeover speculation, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst Robert Peck shot them down.
  84. Twitter Stock Rises on More Takeover Speculation (TWTR, MSFT)

    August 31, 2016
    Takeover speculation is not new for Twitter, however. The market has witnessed these "buy the rumor" type of events on more ...
  85. Twitter Offering a Better Deal to Video Creators Than Youtube ...

    August 30, 2016
    Twitter is promoting the use of video on its site and looking to steal a few Youtube stars along the way.
  86. Twitter Launches Message Button for Websites (TWTR, FB)

    August 25, 2016
    Consumers now have a way to send direct messages to companies without having to publicize what that message is about.
  87. Twitter Stock Recovering From Downgrade (TWTR, FB)

    August 23, 2016
    What can be said about Twitter in 140 characters that hasn't been said already?
  88. Silicon Valley’s Highest Paying Companies (FB, TWTR)

    August 23, 2016
    Home to startups transformed into global tech forces, Silicon Valley offers six-figure median total compensation salaries ...
  89. Top 8 Companies Owned by Twitter (TWTR)

    August 22, 2016
    Since 2012, Twitter has acquired eight technology companies that have contributed to the top and bottom lines and helped ...
  90. How SoundCloud Makes Money (SNE)

    August 19, 2016
    SoundCloud’s income and cash inflow streams have expanded to include advertising, user subscriptions, content uploader subscriptions ...
  91. Twitter Wants Its New Live Streaming App on Apple TV (TWTR, AAPL)

    August 14, 2016
    Many analysts believe that the 10 NFL games streamed on Twitter’s tvOS will help the company in engaging more users.
  92. Who Is Driving Twitter's Management Team?

    August 12, 2016
    CEO Jack Dorsey has assembled a team of heavy-hitters to get the social media company back to trending.
  93. Twitter to Rent Major HQ Space Amid Slump (TWTR)

    August 9, 2016
    Twitter seeks to rent as much as 30 percent of its San Francisco headquarters as the social media company struggles to monetize ...
  94. Dorsey Gets a Break with Square’s Q2 (TWTR, SQ)

    August 4, 2016
    In light of Square and Twitter’s year-long weak stock performance, Square's better than expected Q2 reports buy Dorsey room ...
  95. Twitter's Communications Head Quits After 6 Months (TWTR)

    August 3, 2016
    This continues the what has been an ongoing exodus of high-level executives at the embattled social media giant.
  96. Why Twitter Stock Fell 9% Last Week (TWTR, FB)

    July 31, 2016
    The company's second-quarter earnings results last Tuesday failed to answer two major factors impacting the company: user ...
  97. African Banking Crisis Could Come Before Europe (TWTR, FB)

    July 28, 2016
    A poorly constructed financial system could push Africa into a banking crisis before Europe.
  98. Twitter's Future: A Closer Look (TWTR)

    July 26, 2016
    Twitter's underlying fundamentals show why the company will struggle to attract new users and monetize its product.
  99. Twitter Stock Plunges 9% On Revenue, Guidance Miss (TWTR)

    July 26, 2016
    Though this quarter was far from breathtaking, there are now signs that the beleaguered tech company might have already seen ...
  100. User Growth: The Focus of Twitter Q2 Earnings

    July 24, 2016
    Twitter will reveal the extent to which its various growth initiatives, including plans to stream live sports, have worked ...
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