16 May 2018
Twitter said Tuesday it was stepping up its long-running battle against online trolls, trying to find offenders by looking at "behavioural signals." The new approach looks at behavioural patterns of users in addition to the content of the tweets, allowing Twitter to find and mute online bullies and trolls. Even if the offending tweets are…
13 May 2018
The Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) will tomorrow stage a social media campaign calling for the release of Leah Sharibu, one of the 110 girls abducted by Boko Haram in February from the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State. Team Leader, Africa and Middle East, CSW, Khataza Gondwe, in a statement, said: “Monday, May…
8 May 2018
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed he would step down if his people decided it was "enough", prompting opponents to propel the word in Turkish to the top of worldwide Twitter trends.
1 May 2018
Twitter announced a deal Monday to collaborate with Disney on content, particularly live events from the entertainment giant's sports arm ESPN.
16 Apr 2018
The ruling All Progressives Congress is officially back on Twitter, following some embarrassing incident at the weekend in which its erstwhile Twitter account was alleged to have been sold by President Muhammadu Buhari to a San Francisco resident, one Justin Sun. According to the embarrassing tweet which trended for the better part of Saturday evening,…
5 Apr 2018
Twitter said Thursday it has suspended over one million accounts for "promotion of terrorism" since 2015, claiming its efforts have begun to make the platform "an undesirable place" to call for violence.
20 Mar 2018
Twitter shares were hammered Tuesday at midday following reports that Israel was weighing action against the company, adding to the growing woes of social media stocks. Near 1800 GMT, Twitter shares were down 12.0 percent at $30.79 following comments by Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who criticized Twitter for not doing enough to counter messages…
22 Feb 2018
Twitter announced Wednesday a crackdown on accounts powered by software "bots" which can artificially amplify a person or cause and which have been accused of manipulating the social network during the 2016 US election.
20 Feb 2018
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro took to the US president's favorite medium, Twitter, on Monday to ask him to start a dialogue between the two countries.
15 Feb 2018
The European Commission said Thursday that certain social media companies need to do more to fully comply with EU consumer rules, singling out in particular Facebook and Twitter.
9 Feb 2018
It's been quite some time since M.I Abaga gave his fans a proper album or a new project. Towards the end of 2017, M.I. Abaga released a song titled You Rappers Should Fix Up Your Lives which gained the rapper mixed reviews from listeners around the country. The song was made to address the state…
8 Feb 2018
Twitter on Thursday reported its first-ever quarterly profit, delivering a boost to shares of the social network which has been lagging for years against fast-growing rivals.