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Assange mocks Newsweek journalist duped by fake Twitter account

Julian Assange has issued a savage rebuke to Newsweek journalist Michael Hayden for being duped by a fake Twitter account impersonating the Wikileaks founder. Hayden had responded to a tweet supporting US president Donald Trump from Assange impersonator @TheRealJulian. The fake account wrote: “Keep doing what you’re doing Mr. President and know that the entire world is behind you!” Despite ...

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Twitter is now worth more than Snap

Adding to what’s already a Very Weird 2018, Twitter now has a bigger market cap than Snapchat maker Snap after posting a thoroughly interesting earnings beat for its fourth quarter this morning. Shares of Twitter rocketed more than 25% this morning following the report, which showed the service is actually able to generate a profit on a GAAP basis. Twitter already ...

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Twitter is suddenly making money and Wall Street likes it a whole lot

Despite flat user numbers and a nominal beat in revenue, Twitter’s fortune-reversal over the past several months is still going as the company said it actually posted a GAAP net income — sending the stock jumping more than 15%. Twitter’s overall user numbers were flat, but the company was still able to post a surprising profit and fell above what ...

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Twitter is opening up its full archive to the broader developer community

Twitter today is launching a new premium product for developers that will provide access to the full Twitter archive – going all the way back to the first tweet from Twitter CEO @Jack (Jack Dorsey) in 2006. Previously, this level of access was only available to enterprise API customers, but it’s now being made available to the wider developer community. ...

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Twitter now lets advertisers sponsor publishers’ Moments

Twitter has added a new advertising product to its lineup. The company announced today it’s offering brands the ability to sponsor Moments – the “Stories”-like feature that includes a series of tweets, often including images, GIFs and video – from select publishers. The first Sponsored Moment is already live, Twitter says, and the feature is now broadly available to all ...

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Bouchard Twitter bet date at Super Bowl sparks romance rumors

Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard attended this year’s Super Bowl with a college student to whom she lost a Twitter bet on the outcome of last year’s NFL showpiece, fuelling rumors about their relationship. During last year’s Super Bowl, Bouchard tweeted she was sure the Atlanta Falcons would win the trophy after taking a comfortable 21-3 lead over the New ...

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#1917LIVE: Twitter community won’t let go, creates #1918LIVE to keep project going

Although #1917LIVE was designed to run through 2017 commemorating the 1917 Revolution, the project is alive and well in 2018 thanks to its devoted followers on Twitter, who created a new hashtag to stay connected – #1918LIVE. In 2017, RT invited Twitter users to participate in a year-long historical re-enactment of 1917, which culminated in autumn, exactly 100 years after ...

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Donald Trump in Twitter row with Corbyn & Hunt as he attacks Britain’s ‘broke’ NHS

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at Donald Trump’s “wrong” criticism of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) after the president claimed that thousands of people were protesting because “the system is going broke.” Corbyn replied to Trump on Twitter, saying: “People were marching because we love our NHS and hate what the Tories are doing to it. Healthcare is ...

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Twitter goes to town on Paul Ryan over $1.50 pay rise tweet

House Speaker Paul Ryan has been accused of being “out of touch” with ordinary Americans after cheering a $ 1.50 per week increase to the weekly wage of a Pennsylvania school secretary. The Republican congressional leader was hailing the effect of his party’s $ 1.5 trillion tax cut on Twitter when he made the gaffe. “A secretary at a public ...

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