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Topic: Twitter

3 Ways Corporate Spies Might Be Watching Your Business and How to Stop Them

They're more sophisticated and covert than ever

Business is a game of constant competition, but the widespread emergence of covert surveillance and tracking tools has expanded the playbook. Now, industrial espionage has a new dimension. Paul Everton Alex Fine In…

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…

Twitter Snags Amex and JBL Harman as First Advertisers for Live Original Sports Shows

Should boost the platform's revenues

Twitter's monetization efforts just got a boost: The San Francisco company, in conjunction with the National Basketball Association, has sold its first ads for live original sports video content, reeling…

How the White House Will Keep Obama's Tweets Alive While Handing Over Control of @POTUS

Official accounts will be wiped clean for new administration

Not all tweets go to heaven, it turns out. For social media posts attached to official government accounts, the White House has a plan. In late October, the White House released…

Twitter COO Adam Bain Is Leaving After 6 Years Building the Company's Ad Business

Anthony Noto replaces him

Adam Bain, a Twitter exec since 2010, is leaving the company. He served as COO for the past year and a half, after serving as the microblogging platform's revenue chief for…

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…

A Map of 'I Voted' Social Posts Makes the Election Seem Very Close and Very Odd

But digital often doesn't mirror real life

Simply Measured has been tracking people on social media who say they've participated in early voting for the presidential election. For instance, it scraped Twitter, Facebook and other platforms for statements…

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…

How Brands Took to Twitter to Celebrate the Cubs' First World Series Title in 108 Years

Everyone's looking for a way to #FlyTheW

The Chicago Cubs not only had millions around the world rooting for the title-starved club to finally break through and end its 108-year World Series drought, but it also had…

Why Pharmaceutical Advertising Is Virtually Absent From the Web

Government inaction has caused the industry to lag behind

Quick—think of the most recent digital ad you saw. Was it automotive? Retail? Most likely. Name almost any other category and the same probably holds true. Brad Weltman Also likely to be true?…

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