Want a Retweet? Include a Photo

Want a Retweet? Include a Photo

Twitter may limit you to 140 characters, but a picture says a thousand words, and can even entice people to read your story. At least that seems to be the key to accumulating retweets on the microblo...

The History of Twitter, From Egg to IPO

Editor’s note: In the infographic, below, Chris Messina is incorrectly identified as an employee of Twitter. He is actually a user of the microblogging network. The infographic will be amended ...
What to Do When You Spam Twitter

What to Do When You Spam Twitter

Spam — it’s annoying, it’s potentially dangerous and it’s everywhere. Lately, there’s been a surge of it on Twitter, clogging up direct message inboxes and feeds. Receiving sp...
Twitter Unveils Emergency Alert System

Twitter Unveils Emergency Alert System

Twitter on Wednesday announced Twitter Alerts, a new system that enables public institutions and NGOs to send out emergency alerts via text message and push notifications in times of crisis. Users ca...