Aug 16, 2016

Apple TV tie-up talk tweaks Twitter shares upward

Shares in U.S. social media giant Twitter jumped Monday, lifted by news reports of discussions to make its streaming broadcasts available on Apple TV. The stock was up 6.58 percent at $20.82 in midday trading on the New York Stock Exchange, marking the first ...

Twitter denies #SaveTwitter rumors of shutting down in 2017

Aug 12, 2016

Twitter denies #SaveTwitter rumors of shutting down in 2017

Twitter Inc. denied on Thursday rumors that the social media messaging service will be shutting down in 2017, denouncing the claim as groundless. “There is absolutely no truth to the claims whatsoever,” a spokesman for Twitter said in an emailed response to a Reuters ...

Twitter the focus of chatter after Microsoft buys LinkedIn

Jun 15, 2016

Twitter the focus of chatter after Microsoft buys LinkedIn

After the mega-deal for LinkedIn, Twitter’s future has come into focus as the industry ponders the outlook for social networks. Microsoft’s $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn announced Monday, the biggest-ever deal for a social media company, sent Twitter shares surging nearly 10 percent over ...

Twitter bending 140-character limit to fit way people tweet

May 17, 2016

Twitter bending 140-character limit to fit way people tweet

Twitter is making a major shift in how it counts characters in tweets, giving users more freedom to compose longer messages. The social media company will soon stop counting photos and links as part of its 140-character limit for messages, according to a person ...