Hackers broke into the Twitter account of the Associated Press news service this week, posting a fake message that triggered a stock-market reaction that saw $200 billion briefly erased from United States markets.
Twitter Vice President of Business and Corporate Development Kevin Thau, the executive behind the microblogging platform's fledgling Twitter #music application, is leaving the company to join Jelly Industries, the new startup created by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.
According to new findings provided exclusively to FierceMobileContent by Mobidia, Facebook and Facebook's Instagram service were the most-viewed mobile social apps last month.
Twitter introduces a new music discovery service.
Twitter will terminate its TweetDeck clients for Apple's iOS, Google's Android and Adobe AIR on May 7, halting Facebook integration that same day. Twitter first indicated plans to discontinue the TweetDeck apps in early March but did not specify a cutoff date.
Twitter officially launched its much anticipated #music discovery and sharing app via Apple's iOS platform and the Web.
NEW YORK--Mentions of the word "Boston" rose 200 times the normal rate following the explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday, according to Michael Sippey, vice president of consumer products at Twitter.
Barnes & Noble is bolstering its Nook tablets and e-readers by preloading popular social networking applications Pinterest and Twitter as well as a revamped version of Facebook.
Twitter is reportedly poised to roll out a standalone music application leveraging technologies acquired with music discovery service We Are Hunted.
Mobile publishers like Facebook, Twitter, Pandora and The Weather Channel are rapidly gaining control of the U.S. mobile display advertising market, ending years of dominance by ad networks like Google, Millennial Media and Apple, research firm IDC reports.