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Despite Post-Election Depression, Social Chatter Around Black Friday Is Mostly Positive

Salesforce looked at past 30 days

Despite the negative nature of pre- and post-election social, Americans seem to at least be on the up and up when it comes to shopping. According to an analysis of social…

Twitter Users Can Finally Fight Trolls With Tools to Mute Keywords, Phrases and Conversations

Latest battle in a war on online abuse

E A Donald Trump supporter shouts at media during a town hall in December in Aiken, South Carolina. GIF: Dianna McDougall; Sources: Getty Images, Shutterstock For years, Twitter has faced criticism for failing…

BuzzFeed Didn't Need TV to Make a Mighty Fine Election-Night TV Show for Millennials

Joined forces with Twitter for a new kind of coverage

On Tuesday night, BuzzFeed News showed the Twitter audience what election night coverage could look like for millennials. Meatballs, Ken Bone and Scandal's President Fitz all made an appearance on the…

4 Times People Unbelievably but Correctly Predicted the Cubs Winning the World Series

They flew the W early

The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians were tied 3-3 heading into Game 7 Wednesday night, and they were about to make baseball history no matter who won. But there were…

Can Twitter Finally Make Periscope Soar as the Livestreaming Space Heats Up?

App can't go the way of Vine

Just three years ago, Vine appeared to be a central player in the future of "snackable content." Its short-form style of messaging even aired in a Monday Night Football TV…

Twitter Is Now Offering Brands Customer Service Chatbots to Use in Direct Messages

Evernote, Pizza Hut and Airbnb among the first on board

Twitter is upping its chatbot game. To better help brands converse with users and offer customer support, the company is launching two new products that will help answer basic questions and…

Twitter Is Cutting 9% of Its Global Workforce

Despite the good news of beating earnings expectations

Twitter is planning to lay off 9 percent of its global workforce, as the ailing San Francisco tech giant struggles to please Wall Street despite beating earnings expectations. The company officially…

This Is Us Had the Most Facebook and Twitter Activity of Any New Show This Fall

Rob & Chyna, Queen Sugar and Atlanta also made a social splash

The premiere of This Is Us was as big of a hit on Facebook and Twitter as it was in the ratings. The NBC drama is the top-rated new show in…

Tic Tac Calls Donald Trump’s Behavior 'Completely Inappropriate and Unacceptable'

Responds to reference in controversial video

After becoming the latest brand to get dragged into the presidential election on Friday, Tic Tac has a blunt response. On Friday, The Washington Post published a video that they obtained…

Twitter Opens 'Moments,' Its Once-Hidden Tweet Collection Feature, to All Users

Creating a digital scrapbook just got easier

Once upon a time, Twitter Moments was a closely guarded fortress surrounded by moats of publishers vying to get a spot on the throne. The feature, which aims to be…

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