Twitter is a real-time online social networking platform founded in 2006. As of 2012 it reported over 500 million active users generating over 340 million tweets daily, making it one of the world's most visited websites.
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Venezuelan intelligence officers have raided the home of a Twitter user suspected of spreading rumours about the health of President Hugo Chavez.
The alleged microblogger, Federico Medina Ravell, is the cousin of a prominent opposition figure, prompting concerns that a lengthy "information war" between the government and its opponents could be escalating.10 Jan 2013 - 5:09am
Twitter is about to celebrate its seventh year amid speculation that a shake-up of its management ranks before the Christmas holidays might pave the way for an initial public offering as soon as next year.7 Jan 2013 - 4:31am
You can add Kobe Bryant’s name to the list of National Basketball Association stars who are reaching out to fans via Twitter.
The Los Angeles Lakers player ended his holdout and set up an account on the social media network on Friday, tweeting: “The antisocial has become social.”5 Jan 2013 - 2:19pm
Twitter could float on the stock market next year with a valuation of around US$11 billion, according to analysts.4 Jan 2013 - 2:36pm
Disruptions to airline schedules can now be instantly relayed through social media sites, confronting carriers with real-time feedback that could either harm or burnish their image depending on how they respond.29 Dec 2012 - 4:58am
Liverpool forward Suso was fined £10,000 (HK$126,000) after labelling teammate Jose Enrique "gay" on Twitter.
Suso sparked protests last month when he posted a photo on the microblogging website of Reds defender Enrique having his teeth whitened and added a tweet which read: "What f**k is he doing? This guy is gay...he does everything except play football."20 Dec 2012 - 2:37am
“Nothing has changed about your photos’ ownership or who can see them,” Instagram said in a blog post.18 Dec 2012 - 1:17pm
Behind every successful man, there is supposed to be a woman. But behind every successful entertainer, you know for sure there is a genius manager. So it is with Lady Gaga. My children are "little monster" fans of the megastar, but I am absolutely in awe of her manager, Troy Carter, whose phenomenal intellect may well have made him one of our generation's great entrepreneurs.4 Dec 2012 - 3:25am
Pope Benedict XVI is joining Twitter promising “pearls of wisdom” in eight languages under the handle pontifex, the Vatican announced on Monday.3 Dec 2012 - 11:55pm
American DJ held for dealing drugs22 Nov 2012 - 3:56am
More than 200 people have signed an online petition calling for the release of a Beijing-based microgblogger who was detained for "untruthful terror-mongering" because of a microblog post he made two weeks ago ahead of the opening of the 18th party congress.19 Nov 2012 - 7:58pm 2 comments
The country was told 11am but Xi and the other six members of the new Politburo Standing Committee didn't make their inaugural appearance until nearly noon. So Twitter made a hashtag.15 Nov 2012 - 1:12pm
Twitter users get busy with 20 million posts8 Nov 2012 - 4:15am
Election day in the United States became the most tweeted about event in US political history on Tuesday with enthusiastic netizens firing off 20 million poll-related tweets, the social network said.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am