Twitter is Developing Geo-Targeted Ads for Retailers

As soon as the end of the year, Twitter is planning to let brands show promoted tweets to people who open its mobile apps within close range of their stores. Twitter will enable ads to be targeted to people who are near specific latitudes and longitudes and could be ready as soon as the fourth […]

TweetDeck Gets a Major Makeover From Twitter

Twitter was true to its word: It didn’t shut down TweetDeck as many feared it would. (Well, at least not the desktop version). But it has continued to improve and enhance the Twitter dashboard since acquiring it in 2011. And now, it’s given the pro tool its most significant interface update in years. Visually, the change is stunning. Since its early […]

Twitter Mentioned in Half of Super Bowl Commercials

The big winner of the Super Bowl may have been Twitter. Not only was this the most tweeted Super Bowl ever with more than 24 million tweets about the game, but Twitter as a company was also mentioned in far more ads than any of its social media competitors. Twitter was mentioned in about half of the 52 national […]

Twitter Loses Ability to Properly Display Instagram Photos

Welcome to the Photo Wars. Instagram on Wednesday disabled the ability for Twitter to properly display Instagram photos on its Web site and in its applications. The move escalates tensions between the two companies, which were once friends in the battle against Facebook but have now become direct competitors. Read article here