Ice cream brand Ben and Jerry’s has criticised the UK Government’s call for the Navy to stop migrants crossing the Channel, sparking a war of words with the Home Office, which claimed it did not care about angering ‘a brand of over-priced junk food’.
Twitter said it saw “moderate recovery” to its ad business compared with March, but ad revenue was still down 23% year over year, missing analyst expectations as the pandemic and lockdown hits the ad industry hard.
The Twitter accounts of major companies and individuals have been compromised in one of the most widespread hacks the platform has ever seen, resulting in a bitcoin scam that is earning its creators huge amounts of money.
Twitter has begun hiring people to work on new subscription platform, as the social media giant looks to move away from ad revenue, according to a mysterious new job listing.
Twitter has announced this week that it will be adding a new feature for a selected number of users of the micro-blogging platform.
Budweiser is marking the return of top flight football in the UK with three new initiatives, resurrecting its ‘Whassup’ commercial, an Uber Eats promo and a social media campaign that uploaded fan selfies onto stadium billboards during matches.
Instagram is set to overtake Twitter as a news source, as more people, media and political figures have opted for it as a broadcast platform, research suggests.
Social media companies are pulling more of the tens of thousands of the foreign propaganda accounts notorious in interfering in elections around the world.
Yorkshire Tea has shown it’s support for the Black Lives Matter movement by telling a right-wing YouTuber ‘please don’t buy our tea again’, resulting in much support and controversy amid global protests over racial discrimination.
Bristol Gin has faced a social media backlash after it tweeted that rioters favoured its gin due to its flammability.
Twitter has flagged down one of Donald Trump’s tweets after the president wrote “When the looting starts, shooting starts” in response to violent protests over the death of a black man in Minneapolis.
Donald Trump has threatened to “strongly regulate” or close down social media companies after Twitter flagged two of his tweets to a fact-checking page.
Twitter has flagged a tweet from Donald Trump for the first time in its history, leading to the US President criticising the social media platform of “interfering in the 2020 presidential election”.
Twitter will let its employees work from home permanently following the COVID-19 pandemic, and won’t reopen until September 2020 with few exceptions.
Lord Alan Sugar has been found in breach of advertising guidelines, with the UK ad watchdog forcing him to remove a tweet promoting a teeth whitening product.
Twitter saw a first-quarter usership surge, but a growth in ad revenue did little to boot its bottom line.
The number of people that can be reached on Facebook via ads is now 2.02 billion, compared to 970 million on Instagram, 398 million on Snapchat and 386 million on twitter, according to new research.
Twitter CEO and founder Jack Dorsey is committing 28% of his personal wealth to coronavirus relief through his philanthropic fund.
Twitter has begun testing “fleets,” tweets that self-destruct after 24 hours, a format first popularised by Snapchat’s Stories and later Instagram.
Chocolate bar brand Snickers has apologised after sending out a tweet this week comparing Welsh place names to ‘someone sitting on a keyboard’.