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The Secret Service Wants You To Alert Them To Suspicious Twitter Activity

Shortly after the third presidential debate, the secret service made a not-so-secret announcement to the world that it was looking very closely at any suspicious activity or threatening messages sent on Twitter. And they want your help.
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Can This Site Help Battle Homophobia On Twitter?

Twitter is a great place to read up on the latest news, network with like-minded people and follow the topics that are trending in real time. But it can also be a place of hateful speech – sometimes said in ignorance of how hateful it can be.
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Tweets Are Not Forever: We’re Losing 11% Of Our Digital History Every Year

If you’re under the impression that once something is put on the web it’s there forever, you might be mistaken. New research suggests that when it comes to major events documented on social media, we’re losing up to 11 percent of our content every year.
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What Was The Social Buzz At DNC Day 1?

The Democrats and Republicans are duking it out offline, but they’re also taking the battle to social media.

The Democratic National Convention is being held in Charlotte this week, and Twitter is on full alert. The below infographic examines the 140-character buzz surrounding the people, speeches and ideas emerging from the Convention, to give us a sense of the real-time reactions people are sharing on Twitter.
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These Researchers Think They Can Identify Psychopaths From Their Tweets [STUDY]

Think you’re playing safe with your tweets? Think again.

Researchers from the Florida Atlantic University and The Online Privacy Foundation have discovered a link between the words we tweet and whether or not we’re… psychopathic.
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Twitter Apps No Longer Let You See Where Tweets Came From

If you’re a longtime Twitter user, you might get pretty miffed at the latest change to be quietly rolled out at Twitter HQ: when using Twitter through official apps and its website, you will no longer be able to see which third-party apps the tweets in your timeline came from.
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How Do Brands Do Customer Service On Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Customer service is an integral part of any business’ operations. Answering complaints, fielding questions and providing feedback can make or break your reputation. And Twitter offers a prime two-way communication channel for any business, whether bootstrapping or budgeting billions.

This infographic from ZenDesk explores how companies use Twitter for customer service – and how their customers feel about their efforts.
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Where Do All The Jerks On Twitter Live?

If you’ve got sensitive eyes, avert them now: this post is going to contain its fair share of profanity. You have been warned.

People on Twitter run the gamut from ultra nice and polite to completely rude. And the latest little map-app will show you where tweeters in both of these camps are from.
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Over 100,000 Bully-Related Tweets Sent Every Week [STUDY]

A new study of what types of tweets people are sending shows that some of us have a mean streak: there are over 100,000 insulting, teasing, and otherwise nasty tweets sent on the network every week.
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Bahrain Activist Sentenced To Three Months In Jail For Tweeting Insults

Charged with tweeting insulting comments about the Prime Minister, a Bahrain activist has been sentenced to three months behind bars.
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