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Twitter Bans In-Stream Ads

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Twitter just announced that it will soon update its Terms of Service for developers and prohibit third-party advertising networks and developers from inserting ads into a user's stream. This could mean the end of a number of third-party advertising networks like Ad.ly and 140 Proof, both of which created their...
Twitter Bans In-Stream Ads

Renowned Feminist Chris Brown Deletes His Twitter Account After Fight with Comedian Jenny Johnson

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(Photo: EW) All-around awful person and talented Twitter troll Chris Brown has deleted his Twitter account following an ugly spat with comedian Jenny Johnson. When Ms. Johnson attacked Brown for his misogynistic tweets (“Being a worthless piece of shit can really age a person”), the infamous singer responded with a sexually-charged, just-what-you’d-expect-from-Chris-Brown...
Renowned Feminist Chris Brown Deletes His Twitter Account After Fight with Comedian Jenny Johnson

Twitter will let you download and search all of your Tweets...at some point

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Twitter’s CEO told a group of reporters and editors at The New York Times yesterday that the service would soon allow users to download ‘a file’ of all of their Tweets, reports Jenna Wortham. This ability was touted by CEO Dick Costolo: “We’re working on a tool to let users...
Twitter will let you download and search all of your Tweets...at some point

: Dick Bove: Housing Market Will Fall 10%-15% When Fed Stops Subsidizing Home Prices

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: Dick Bove: Housing Market Will Fall 10%-15% When Fed Stops Subsidizing Home Prices

Commenters, We Want You Back

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UPDATE: Hold tight. Launch bugs. It was early 2011 and TechCrunch’s comment section was overrun with trolls. Bullies and asshats were drowning out our smart commenters. We hated our commenters because, well, they hated us. So we rolled out Facebook Comments in an attempt to silence the trolls — by removing...
Commenters, We Want You Back

That plan to archive every tweet in the Library of Congress? Definitely still happening

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A little more than two years ago, the Library of Congress announced it would preserve every public tweet, ever, for future generations. That’s right. Every public tweet, ever, since Twitter’s inception in March 2006, will be archived digitally at the Library of Congress. That’s a LOT of tweets, by...
That plan to archive every tweet in the Library of Congress? Definitely still happening

Video sharing service Vine reportedly to launch as standalone iOS app soon, play nice with Twitter

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Contrary to reports from earlier today that the video service Vine would be a built-in Twitter service, All Things D’s Peter Kafka is now stating that it will be a standalone app available in Apple’s App Store. The app, which was rumored but never confirmed to have been acquired by...
Video sharing service Vine reportedly to launch as standalone iOS app soon, play nice with Twitter

All New Banters Puts Fun Quotes On Giant Faces, Is Pretty Cool

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When Bnter launched in late 2010, its aim was to become a place to share amusing — or otherwise interesting — snippets of SMS’d conversation. And it got a decent amount of attention (and investment), largely because of co-founder Lauren Leto’s previous success with Texts From Last Night. What Bnter...
All New Banters Puts Fun Quotes On Giant Faces, Is Pretty Cool

Tiny Review: Instagram + Yelp + Twitter FTW!

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One of my favorite startups from the most recent 500 Startups demo day was Tiny Review, which makes a photo-sharing app with a twist. Instead of adding filters and sharing with your social network a la Instagram, Tiny Review makes it easy for users to add up to three short...
Tiny Review: Instagram + Yelp + Twitter FTW!

Structural changes we made to the economy, solely to our benefit and essentially told future generations to eat a dick http://j.mp/bH1sfB

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Structural changes we made to the economy, solely to our benefit and essentially told future generations to eat a dick http://j.mp/bH1sfB

"Microsoft Is The Best!" — Unnamed Microsoft Employee

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Earlier today, I wrote an anti-Microsoft post. Actually, it wasn’t so anti-Microsoft, I thought I was decidedly fair. My thesis was basically that Microsoft was done in the consumer space, but that they’d continue to do well as an enterprise company going forward.  Essentially, they’d follow the IBM path. Nothing...
"Microsoft Is The Best!" — Unnamed Microsoft Employee
Samsung’s Galaxy Note: So much more than just a smartphone

Gillmor Gang: Please Stand By

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The Gillmor Gang — Keith Teare, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — huffed and puffed but could not blow Twitter’s house down. The social startup is betting we’ll still keep tweeting no matter how gated the community becomes, and with Facebook only worth some 40...
Gillmor Gang: Please Stand By

Twitter’s Promoted Tweets & Accounts Arrive On Mobile Apps

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Twitter announced today an update which will impact its mobile applications on iPhone and Android: it’s bringing additional “Promoted Products” to the mobile platform, specifically Promoted Accounts and Promoted Tweets. The Promoted Products suite of advertising products, which includes Promoted Trends, Promoted Tweets (in search and in the timeline), and Promoted Accounts,...
Twitter’s Promoted Tweets & Accounts Arrive On Mobile Apps

Twitter Passes 200M Monthly Active Users, A 42% Increase Over 9 Months

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Twitter has announced via its own official Twitter account that the service now has more than 200 million monthly active users, an increase of 60 million from the 140 million milestone it shared back in March. That represents a 42 percent increase in the size of its active user base...
Twitter Passes 200M Monthly Active Users, A 42% Increase Over 9 Months

Australian Advertising Watch Group Says Companies Are Responsible For Comments On Their Facebook Pages

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Techdirt has dealt a great deal with how artists and companies should be connecting with their fans and customers and how an active community can increase the brand. We've also discussed the value of comments and commentors on websites and what they can mean for discussion and for business. But...
Australian Advertising Watch Group Says Companies Are Responsible For Comments On Their Facebook Pages

Wikileaks Truck Owner Arrested For Photographing Police; Told It Was Because He Was 'A Dick'

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There's a guy in NY, Clark Stoekley, who apparently owns a white panel van that he's painted with the Wikileaks logo to raise awareness for the plight of Bradley Manning (though he has no other connection to Manning or Wikileaks). There's a lot more info on the truck on his...
Wikileaks Truck Owner Arrested For Photographing Police; Told It Was Because He Was 'A Dick'
OH: Twitter’s revenue may soar to $1B by 2014

Twitter Employees Basically Spend All Day Making Fun Of Each Other On Twitter

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"Some of the best Twitter accounts are the parody accounts," Twitter CEO Dick Costolo tweeted last August. "Seek them out." Or just create them! When it comes to this mandate, Twitter employees are nothing if not obedient. (While we can't vouch for the provenance of every single one of these...
Twitter Employees Basically Spend All Day Making Fun Of Each Other On Twitter

Gillmor Gang: What, Too Soon?

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The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — spent way too much time obsessing over the relative value of pictures in the social stream. My theory is that Twitter’s compact signals and social graph add up to much more than Facebook’s...
Gillmor Gang: What, Too Soon?

Twitter’s All Like “We Don’t Need You LinkedIn,” But Still Bends Over Backwards For Facebook

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Nothing is more fascinating than the tech platform API wars because they are so, so similar to high school. Once a company feels it’s too cool for another company, it starts shutting off parts of its API to that company, like what happened here with Facebook and Google. It’s basically...
Twitter’s All Like “We Don’t Need You LinkedIn,” But Still Bends Over Backwards For Facebook

Former Zynga CFO Mike Gupta Joins Twitter Executive Team, Tweets For The Very First Time

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Twitter adjusts its managerial group ahead of the year it could make $1 billion. A rumor about Twitter's top executive reshuffle at AllThingsD was quickly confirmed by Twitter CEO Dick Costolo himself. Ali Rowghani is moving from chief financial officer to chief operating officer, while Mike Gupta becomes the...
Former Zynga CFO Mike Gupta Joins Twitter Executive Team, Tweets For The Very First Time

Twitter CEO: Tweet censoring is a good thing

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Twitter has renewed its denials that recent policy changes allowing the social network to censor tweets are a sign that the company is proactively looking to manage shared content, arguing that it was merely a more transparent way of handling different free speech rules around the world. Speaking at Dive Into...
Twitter CEO: Tweet censoring is a good thing

Tim Cook says Twitter’s been great but thinks Apple could work more with Facebook

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The way that Apple has integrated Twitter into its two operating systems, first iOS and then OS X, has been nothing short of a massive victory for the service. While the details have never been known, hints of integration with rival Facebook have always teased those that follow these companies....
Tim Cook says Twitter’s been great but thinks Apple could work more with Facebook
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ESPN's Bill Simmons Explains The Best Way To Prank Twitter CEO Dick Costolo

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Fancy pants ESPN writer Bill Simmons and fancier pants Twitter CEO Dick Costolo are the type of fancy pants people who get to go to the Super Bowl and hang out with other fancy pants people. So, of course, they met during the game in a suite in the Superdome....
ESPN's Bill Simmons Explains The Best Way To Prank Twitter CEO Dick Costolo

Jack Dorsey: I'm At Twitter On Tuesday Afternoons, And All My Reports Moved Back To Costolo In January

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Jack Dorsey has spoken out to comment on the profile of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, out this weekend in the New York Times, which painted a slightly less than flattering picture of his role as chairman at the company. On  his Tumblr page, Dorsey says that the operational role Costolo...
Jack Dorsey: I'm At Twitter On Tuesday Afternoons, And All My Reports Moved Back To Costolo In January

Tim Cook again says Apple could work more with Facebook, says to ‘stay tuned’

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Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at the All Things D Conference today in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. At the conference, Cook repeated his sentiments from earlier in the year when queried about Apple integrating with Facebook, saying to ‘stay tuned’. Cook had this to say after being queried about Facebook integration: They have...
Tim Cook again says Apple could work more with Facebook, says to ‘stay tuned’
Microsoft completes Hotmail to Outlook.com upgrade, new features launched
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