Twitter is stepping up efforts to boost its user base and monetization as the messaging platform faces pressure from lackluster growth since its stock market splash debut in late 2013.
Twitter has reached a deal with Google to make its short messages more visible on the Internet, Bloomberg said Thursday.
Twitter unveiled plans Tuesday to sell ads that run outside its own platform in what could be the start of a broader advertising network.
The fight against Islamic State jihadists is taking place online as well on the battlefield, with 18,000 Twitter accounts linked to the group suspended in recent months, according to a US expert.
Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out new group chat and video features as it worked to ramp up use of the one-to-many messaging service.
Twitter is updating its feeds to give users a recap of tweets missed while not connected to the messaging platform.
A group of pro-Syrian regime hackers briefly took over the Twitter account of France's Le Monde newspaper early Wednesday, tweeting several messages including one reading "Je ne suis pas Charlie".
Improved cybersecurity for governments and the private sector is expected to feature in US President Barack Obama's annual State of the Union Address delivered on Tuesday night (US time) to Congress.
Twitter said on Tuesday it will buy Indian mobile marketing firm ZipDial, reportedly for $30-$40 million, as it looks to tap one of the world's fastest growing mobile phone markets.