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UberSocial, formerly UberTwitter, and Twidroyd now back online

All the people who use these clients on Android, Blackberry and IOS were no longer able to gain access to the popular social network from their mobile device.

 

Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter

Long-form blogs were once the outlet of choice, but now sites like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr are favored.

 

Twitter Suspends UberTwitter, Twidroy Applications: Here's Why

Twitter Suspends UberTwitter, Twidroy Applications: Here's Why

Twitter has just suspended two third-party Twitter clients, UberTwitter and Twidroyd, for violating the company's policies and trademarks.According to a statement obtained by TechCrunch, Twitter explained the violations "include, but aren't limited to, a privacy issue with private Direct Messages longer than 140 characters, trademark infringement, and changing the content of users' Tweets in order to make money."

 

Twitter has been in takeover talks: report

Twitter has been in takeover talks: report

Executives at microblogging company Twitter Inc. have held "low level" talks with executives at Facebook Inc and Google Inc in recent months, about a possible takeover of Twitter, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

 

Twitter Hits Nearly 200M Users, 110M Tweets Per Day, Focuses On Global Expansion

Twitter Hits Nearly 200M Users, 110M Tweets Per Day, Focuses On Global Expansion

Twitter has reached nearly 200 million users who post 110 million tweets per day as of the January 1, 2011, Twitter spokesperson Carolyn Penner tells me. That’s up from 190 million users as of June 2010 and 95 million tweets per day as of early December — steady, but not explosive, growth. That’s why the company is now focused on building out its international presence.

 

U.S. orders Twitter to hand over WikiLeaks records

U.S. orders Twitter to hand over WikiLeaks records

A U.S. court has ordered Twitter to hand over details of the accounts of WikiLeaks and several supporters as part of a criminal investigation into the release of hundreds of thousands of confidential documents.

 

The year in retweets: Oil spill and Justin Bieber

So many people love Justin Bieber. They love him so much, that this year Twitter changed the way it counts its most tweeted-about topics to effectively exclude him....

 

Facebook, Twitter shut out hackers

Facebook, Twitter shut out hackers

Both Facebook and Twitter have closed accounts corresponding to Anonymous, a formerly 4chan-linked group organizing a string of DDoS attacks on organizations that refuse to work with WikiLeaks.

 

Twitter Responds to Accusations of Wikileaks Censorship

The social site denies altering the trending topics section.

 

Bits: Twitter Still Seeks Facebook Cooperation

Evan Williams, Twitter's co-founder, says he understands Facebook's reluctance to let Twitter users look up friends on Facebook or send Facebook posts to Twitter. But the two companies are still talking.

 

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