Social media helps users embrace differences and provide support to one another, study finds
According to recent statistics, more than 175 million tweets are sent daily, and 11 accounts are created every second on Twitter. One celebrity who boasts the highest amount of global subscribers is singer Lady Gaga who enjoys ...
'Golden Tweet' is Twitter's most echoed note in 2013
Twitter revealed Thursday that a message acknowledging the death of "Glee" television show star Cory Monteith was the most reposted tweet on the globally popular messaging platform this year.
Peer-review science is taking off on Twitter, but who is tweeting what and why?
The most tweeted peer-reviewed articles published between 2010 and 2012, and the trends associated with their social media success, have been identified by Stefanie Haustein at the University of Montreal's School of Library ...
Small company helps Twitter make money (Update)
Twitter just issued its IPO but a lingering question is how the popular worldwide microblog company will turn a profit. One U.S. company thinks it has found one way to help Twitter, and itself, make money.
Twitter customized timelines offer new perspective
Twitter said Tuesday it would offer its users the ability to create custom "timelines" for fresh perspectives on the Twittersphere.
Tech Tips: Getting started with Twitter
With Twitter in the news because of a public stock offering, you might be deciding it's finally time to start tweeting.
A brief history of Twitter—in tweets
Billions of messages are fired off each week via Twitter, many of which capture defining moments in history, or in the evolution of the San Francisco-based firm.
Syrian hackers claim Obama Facebook, Twitter accounts
Hackers from a group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army claimed Monday they had taken control of US President Barack Obama's Twitter and Facebook accounts.
CCTV claims Twitter feed 'targeted' after corruption tweet
Chinese state broadcaster CCTV claimed Tuesday its Twitter account had been "targeted", after a tweet appeared saying a former security chief was being probed for graft.
Twitter deal lets viewers change channels from tweet (Update)
Twitter unveiled a partnership Wednesday with Comcast and its NBCUniversal unit that allows television viewers to tune in to a show or change channels directly from a tweet.
Twitter tunes in to TV partnerships ahead of IPO (Update)
Americans don't just watch TV anymore; they talk about it on Twitter. From the comfort of couches, they share reactions to touchdowns and nail-biting season finales—and advertisers and networks are taking note.
Twitter marked by rapid rise since launch
Twitter, which Thursday revealed its plans to go public, came to life on March 21, 2006 when co-founder Jack Dorsey's account (@jack) automatically sent out the first tweet, which read: "just setting up my twttr." ...
New commercial supply ship reaches space station (Update)
NASA's newest delivery service made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts.
US Fed probing market trades before policy release
The US Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it is looking into allegations that traders received information about its policy decision last week ahead of the official release time.