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Robin Williams’ Daughter Returns to Twitter

Robin Williams' Daughter Returns to Twitter

When much-loved comedian Robin Williams died last month Twitter, and the internet as a whole, mourned. Tributes poured in for the late actor, with many Twitter users sending well-wishes to Williams’ family and sharing positive thoughts.

However, not everyone was quite so caring. Indeed, Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda was subjected to such repeat harassment and bullying on Twitter that she stepped away from Twitter entirely.

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Twitter’s Latest Experiment: ‘Trends’ That Explain Why Something is Trending

Twitter's Latest Experiment: 'Trends' That Explain Why Something is Trending

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.

The platform’s latest venture, which it’s testing on its usual small subset of unsuspecting users, could actually be really useful: a Trends box that shows exactly why something is trending.

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Twitter ‘Happy’ for Users Not to Tweet

Twitter 'Happy' for Users Not to Tweet

Around 40 percent of all registered Twitter users do not tweet, and approximately 2-3 times its 271 million active users – somewhere between 540 to 710 million people – view Twitter content across the web but do not login.

That might be a problem for some companies. But Adam Bain, president of global revenue and partnerships at Twitter and considered by many as CEO Dick Costolo’s second in command, is fine with that.

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Snapchat $10 Billion Valuation ‘Not Absurd’, Says Twitter CEO

Snapchat $10 Billion Valuation 'Not Absurd', Says Twitter CEO

Have you heard? Snapchat has been valued at $10 billion.

It’s an amazing number. You can’t quite believe it. After all, Snapchat is just a bit of fun, right? One of those silly apps that gets a ton of buzz before disappearing up its own hype.

You know, like Yo.

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Feds Spend $1 Million on ‘Truthy’, the Database That Tracks Misinformation on Twitter

Feds Spend $1 Million on 'Truthy', the Database That Tracks Misinformation on Twitter

The U.S. federal government has spent almost $1 million in the creation of an online database that has been designed to “detect political smears, astroturfing, misinformation, and other social pollution” on Twitter.

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Twitter Ads Launch in 12 New Markets, Including Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Ukraine

Twitter Ads Launch in 12 New Markets, Including Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Ukraine

Today Twitter has announced a big expansion in the reach of its advertising products, which have now launched in 12 new markets across Central and Eastern Europe.

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Twitter Working With Payments Startup Stripe on Shopping Button

Twitter Working With Payments Startup Stripe on Shopping Button

Rumours about shopping functionality coming to Twitter have been circulating for quite some time now. In July a “buy now” button was seen in the wild by some users of Twitter’s mobile app, and earlier this month a payment and shipping option appeared on the Twitter Android app for a select few.

Now, things are really heating up, as reports suggest that Twitter is having serious talks with payments startup Stripe about implementing e-commerce features on the platform, which could launch later this year.

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Twitter Rated Top Company for Culture and Values

Twitter Rated Top Company for Culture and Values

Glassdoor has announced its report of the top 25 companies for culture and values, based on workplace insights shared by the people who know companies best — the employees.

Cited as “the best place I have ever worked” by one anonymous member of staff, Twitter has been voted number one in the poll, with rival Facebook fifth.

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2014 Primetime Emmy Awards on Twitter – Which Shows and Stars are Getting the Most Buzz?

2014 Primetime Emmy Awards on Twitter - Which Shows and Stars are Getting the Most Buzz?

It’s the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards tonight (8pm ET) and Twitter is already buzzing with anticipation over which of their favourite shows and stars are going to win.

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Twitter for iOS Now Lets You Watch (Some) Videos While You Continue to Browse

Twitter for iOS Now Lets You Watch (Some) Videos While You Continue to Browse

Ever loaded up a video on Twitter and then wanted to carry on reading tweets while you watch?

Good news: a new feature from Twitter lets you do just that, albeit with a couple of limitations.

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