Remember back in February 2013 when the @BurgerKing Twitter profile was hacked?
Sure you do. It was actually pretty funny – the exploiter changed Burger King’s Twitter header photo and avatar to the McDonald’s logo and made an announcement that BK had been acquired by Ronald and co.
Well, federal prosecutors have finally caught up with the person behind the hack, and it’s only taken them 17 months.
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The FDA is looking to Twitter for another avenue to educate consumers about the possible dangers of prescription drugs.
Bing is vying to become the supreme Twitter search tool, and it definitely has a leg up on its rival Google. In a recent announcement, Bing unveiled new ways to search Twitter hashtags, profiles and celebrity news via its search engine.
Twitter has named Anthony Noto, previously of Goldman Sachs, as it’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Mike Gupta, Twitter’s former CFO, has been named senior vice president of strategic investments.
Twitter’s Certified Program, which launched back in 2012, highlights products and services from Twitter developers to make it easier for businesses to find them. It’s a stamp of approval, if you will, and it does carry some weight for the third party firms fortunate enough to get the tick.
This week, Twitter has had a big international expansion with its Certified Program, with five new partners joining the flock.
By its own admission Twitter experiments with at least one new feature each and every day, and while most of these are simply that – experiments – some do move out of the beta process and become system-wide.
Twitter’s latest venture is a tweak that many users have wanted for a long, long time: retweets with comments.