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Twitter Officially Rolls Out ‘Buy’ Button for In-Tweet Purchases

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Starting Monday, some Twitter users will be able to buy products directly from a tweet, as the social media company takes a bigger step toward an e-commerce strategy that could draw in more dollars and attract a larger audience. The initiative launches with a small group of brands, artists and charities that will start posting […]

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Twitter is Curating Lists for This Season’s NFL Games

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While you’re sitting on the sofa watching your NFL team of choice take the field, you’re likely peeking at a mobile device for updates, too. If that’s the case, Twitter is looking to lend a hand this season with curated timelines for action around the league and game-specific options. In the #NFL timeline, you can […]

Twitpic is Shutting Down on September 25

Twitpic, the photo-sharing service, is shutting down rather than fighting against Twitter’s recent demands. Founder Noah Everett explained Twitpic’s unexpected demise: “A few weeks ago Twitter contacted our legal demanding that we abandon our trademark application or risk losing access to their API. This came as a shock to us since Twitpic has been around […]

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Twitter Explains Why (and When) Favorites Appear in Your Timeline

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Seeing random tweets in your timeline, like tweets favorited by people you follow? Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has offered up one reason why: “you get favorites when you pull-to-refresh 2x and we have no new tweets from follows both times.” Costolo’s tweet follows Twitter’s recent plans to begin showing tweets favorited by people you follow […]