Newsweek's Twitter feed was briefly hijacked Tuesday by hackers who displayed messages supporting the Islamic State group.
Twitter said Monday it saw a 40 percent jump in government request for user data in late 2014, with sharp rises coming from both Turkey and Russia.
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 is updating its feeds to give users a recap of tweets missed while not connected to the messaging platform.
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.
Hackers took over Twitter accounts of the New York Post and United Press International on Friday, writing bogus messages, including about hostilities breaking out between the United States and China.
A New York Post spokeswoman said some of the newspaper's Twitter accounts were briefly hacked Friday.
Two of Scotland's leading politicians illustrate an interesting phenomenon on Twitter. In the wake of the Scottish National Party's surge in popularity following the independence referendum, Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond ...