More than 90,000 strong botnet
Twitter’s security team has purged nearly 90,000 fake accounts after outside researchers discovered a massive botnet peddling links to fake “dating” and “romance” services.
Slamming the president is protected “free speech”
The US’s first orange president Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump has been told that he can’t block people who disagree with him on Twitter.
Twit on Twit action
Twitter has launched a lawsuit against the Trump administration, after the Department of Homeland Security tried to use its powers to find out who was daring to post negative things about Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump.
Analysts finally start speaking like Fudzilla
It has taken a while, but we are finally getting analysts to describe situations in the way we do. Trip Chowdhry, the managing director of equity research at Global Equities Research shocked the market when he described Twitter as being "toast".
Not worth the bad PR
Software king of the world, Microsoft, has ruled itself out of the running for building an electronic register of US Muslims.
No one remembers IBM, including IBM
It seems that the top tech companies have learnt nothing from the experience of IBM during the 1930s and are happy to help build Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s Muslim database.
As it considers acquisition itself
A week and a half ago, Twitter announced that it would be shutting down its short-form video compilation service Vine, keeping the website and video archive available but disabling mobile app functionality for its users over the next couple months.
That’s nobody’s business but the Turks
Much of the internet appears to have gone down in Turkey and it is widely believed that the government is doing the throttling.
Social notworking site Twitter has told potential acquirers it wants to have finished sales negotiations by the time it reports third-quarter earnings on 27 October.
Acquisition possible before end of year
In a recent turn of events on Friday, Google and Salesforce have made offers to acquire San Francisco-based social media giant Twitter to an estimated sum of $30 billion.