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A 16-year old teen from the US is currently on course for the most retweets of all time, after the fast-food chain Wendy's set him a huge social media challenge in exchange for free chicken nuggets for a year.
Twitter has dropped the egg that functions as its default profile picture over fears that it has become associated with online abuse.
Twitter is considering the launch of a premium version of its Tweetdeck platform, raising the possibility that it could run a subscription service for the first time.
Twitter users are keen second-screeners – being 33% more likely than the average internet user to be on another device while watching TV, according to new research.
With Mobile World Congress (MWC) over for another year, Hotwire looks at the Twitter stats to uncover the biggest trends at this year's event.
The London Dungeon has issued an apology after the tourist attraction’s PR team posted “offensive” Valentine’s Day jokes about fat women, sexually transmitted disease and dead prostitutes on its official social media accounts.
Kylie Cosmetics and Jetstar Asia have generated most social media buzz this Valentine's Day, according to new data from Socialbakers.
Twitter has suffered its lowest revenue growth since its 2013 flotation, despite being the communication platform of choice for the new US President.
Pepsi, T-Mobile and Avocados from Mexico racked up the most Twitter engagement during the Super Bowl, according to new research.
Holiday firm Centre Parcs has embarked on its first live Twitter Story campaign today, in partnership with agency Jaywing as part of an expansion of its social media strategy.
Massive collections of fake accounts are lying dormant on Twitter, possibly used to spread spam or suspicious links, according to new research.
Twitter has closed its Vine app for good, but has incorporated the 'Vine Camera' into its standalone app.
Kantar Media has released lists of the most Tweeted about UK shows in 2016, to reveal how social media users and TV work together.
A British Gas customer service tweet marking the anniversary of David Bowie's death has sparked a Twitter frenzy.
2016 was another big year for digital marketing, with the dawn of the chatbots, ad blocking wars and the Pokemon Go craze. This was the year that video content went live, chat apps grew up and YouTube ads earned better ROI than TV. In this special report, we’ve identified 16 of the biggest trends of the year, each accompanied with an action plan for 2017.
Twitter is rolling out two new chatbot features for businesses, Welcome Messages and Quick Replies, designed to help brands offer automated customer services for social media users.
Twitter is testing a new feature in its 'Reader' mode, initially only available for a small number of Apple Safari users, that strips out adverts, navigation links and comments.
Twitter is shutting down its pioneering short video platform Vine, making the announcement on the same day that the embattled social network announced global job losses.
Twitter's share price lost a fifth of its value on Thursday after rumours that Google and Disney and are backing down from making a bid for the company.
Walt Disney Co is reportedly mulling a bid for Twitter, joining Salesforce, Microsoft and Google as suitors for the social network.
Twitter is in early stage talks with Google and Salesforce over the sale of the company, according to new reports.
For the first time ever Mercedes launched three new SUVs onto the Italian market at the same time. To introduce them the car maker created a digital live event that combines two innovations which enabled the first interactive treasure hunt on Periscope.
Twitter is opening up its iconic 140 character limit, with videos, GIFs and photos no longer taking up space within tweet messages.
Say more about what's happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and Quote Tweets no longer count toward your 140 characters. pic.twitter.com/I9pUC0NdZC— Twitter (@twitter) September 19, 2016
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