Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.
Twitter shares shot up Monday amid reports of a possible deal with big-name investors to take over the struggling Internet firm.
On the heels of posting stellar quarterly earnings results, Facebook on Thursday expanded its offering for streaming live video at the leading social network.
Twitter is overhauling its top management in a major shakeup, as the social network struggles to boost its profitability and growth prospects, company CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed on Monday.
Twitter on Tuesday began weaving live Periscope video broadcasts into timelines streamed to its application tailored for Apple mobile devices.
The Twitter account of the leader of Britain's main opposition party appeared to have been hacked Sunday, judging by bizarre tweets including one calling Prime Minister David Cameron a "pie".
There are as yet unconfirmed reports that Twitter plans to extend its 140 character limit to 10,000. But why would Twitter consider radically changing its most unique characteristic?
Twitter's 140 character limit on tweets has long frustrated and challenged its most verbose users.
Twitter said Thursday it was restoring access to deleted tweets from politicians, saying it would help "bring more transparency to public dialogue."
Twitter said Tuesday it was taking new steps to stem "abusive behavior and hateful conduct" on the global messaging platform.