Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger suffered a temporary outage in India and many other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Twitter says it’s testing tweets that are as long as 280 characters with a random sample of users. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading
National Football League players sat out, knelt and linked arms during pre-game national anthems played across the country and in London on Sunday, after a weekend of tweets by President Donald Trump criticizing protesting players. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
INTERNET (RECENT-AUGUST 12, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – A tweet by former President Barack Obama soon after the outbreak of violence at nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday (August 12) garnered 2.8 million “likes” to become the most liked Twitter message ever by Tuesday (August 15), the social media network said. Continue reading
European consumer protection authorities are taking aim at media companies Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter, asking them to amend their terms of service or possibly face fines. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
King III says “in the heat of emotion a lot of things get said,” as he gets questioned by journalists about Trump’s tweets attacking Lewis.
WEFLIVE 365 aggregates and analyses Twitter conversations.
Twitter data is tracked on two distinct ways:
Top participants are made up exclusively from delegates and participants of WEF events. The list will initially include those from Davos 2017, and will be updated with participants from each regional event (e.g. WEF India).
Stats, Heat map, Top tweets, Top articles, are tracked based on keywords used in tweets from anywhere in the world.
Twitter, Google, Facebook are changing their policies to prevent bullying and improve accuracy. Bobbi Rebell reports.
“Ghostbusters” actress Leslie Jones’ humorous Olympics tweets land her an invite from NBC to cover the sporting event. John Russell reports. Continue reading
Twitter now customizes the way tweets are displayed to appeal to advertisers. Fred Katayama reports.