Twitter Reverses Rally as Shares Dive

Shares of the microblogging site tumbled $9.56, or 13 percent, to $63.75.

RapGenius and Google: Tales in Growth Hacking Gone Wrong

A startup gets in hot water with Google’s search team. Was it a misstep, or did it just get caught doing what other companies are doing?
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Twitter Stock Has a Very Merry Christmas

Shares of Twitter jumped another 2.5 percent upon opening on Thursday morning, trading at $71.65 per share — yet another all-time high for the newly public company. In a little over a month of its trading on the New York Stock Exchange, the stock has soared to gains of more than 200 percent of its debut price of $26 per share.

Tweets Are the New Black: NYT Reporter’s Twitter Book to Be Made for TV

Hopefully it’s more of a Netflix joint than a Lifetime one.
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Continuing Its Public Content Push, Facebook Acquires SportStream

Take note, Twitter!
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Twitter Promoted-Account Ads for Mobile Go Mainstream

Cha-ching! More ad units in Twitter users’ main timelines.
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Twitter Steps Up Test of Local Tweet-Discovery Feature

As AllThingsD first reported in April, Twitter is continuing to test a feature that surfaces nearby tweets based on a user’s location. Spotted by The Wall Street Journal in the wild, the feature looks to be a separate swipeable timeline — and opt-in only — in its current state.

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Twitter Flip-Flops on Safety Feature Changes

Twitter rolled out a set of tweaks to its “blocking” feature on Friday, only to reverse its decision hours later and revert back to the original settings, after a torrent of user outrage and petitions from activist groups. Concerns were primarily around user safety and harassment issues that could have occurred as a result of the changes.

With Private Messaging, Instagram and Twitter Continue Their Arms Race

It’s getting harder and harder to tell the two apps apart.
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Twitter Dethrones Facebook as 2014’s Best Tech Company to Work For

Spoiler: It’s the food.
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Twitter Adds Private Photo Messaging to Mobile

As AllThingsD reported earlier this year that it would, Twitter on Tuesday launched a significant revamp of its private messaging product, adding the ability to send photos via Direct Message. Twitter also added a swipeable timeline feature (which we also reported would happen). All of this comes days before a highly anticipated Instagram event.

Twitter Breaks Down How Its Engineering Teams Work

Three Women Dick Costolo Wishes Were Tweeting

Twitter Tips Its International Strategy

Twitter Considered Buying Topsy, Too — Here’s Why It Didn’t Happen

The Buzziest Social Network, According to Hip-Hop

#HungryGames: The White House’s Annual Turkey Pardoning Goes Social

Reminder: What You Post on the Internet Is Visible to the Internet

The Twitter Redesign That Wasn’t

Twitter Gets Experimental — And Not Everyone Loves It