News tagged with tweets

Obama convention speech sets Twitter record

Barack Obama's prime-time address to the nation accepting the Democratic presidential nomination for 2012 broke a new Twitter record Thursday for political traffic, the site said.

Sep 07, 2012
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Twitter files appeal in Occupy Wall Street case

Twitter on Monday filed an appeal of a court order to turn over tweets from one of its users being prosecuted over Occupy Wall Street protests, in a case being watched for free-speech implications.

Aug 27, 2012
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Obama outpacing Republicans in Internet race

US President Barack Obama's campaign team is proving again in 2012 to be more conscious than rival Republicans are of the power of the Internet, particularly Twitter, a study released Wednesday said.

Aug 15, 2012
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Usain Bolt rules Twitter during Games

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt dominated Twitter during the Olympics, the social networking site has revealed, with his gold in the 200 metres inspiring a staggering 80,000 tweets per minute.

Aug 13, 2012
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Fake online editorial fools New York Times

The New York Times, which famously insists on the accuracy of its reports, was red faced Sunday after being fooled by a hoax online editorial posted under the name of ex-boss Bill Keller.

Jul 29, 2012
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Twitter told to give up Occupy protester's tweets

(AP) — Twitter must turn over about three months' worth of an Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets, a judge said Monday, in a case that has become a closely watched fight over law enforcement agencies' access to material ...

Jul 02, 2012
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Twitter sees new record during Euro 2012 final

(AP) — Twitter says its users fired off more than 15,000 tweets per second when Spain scored its fourth goal in Sunday's European Championship final, setting a sports-related record on the social networking ...

Jul 02, 2012
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