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U.S. Homeland Security probes possible abuse in Twitter summons case

(Reuters) – The U.S. Homeland Security Department’s inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter. Inspector General John Roth described the probe in a letter to Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who had asked for an investigation due to concerns about free speech ... Read More »

What’s Next for Twitter? Social Domination or Eminent Failure?

Despite recent improvements to user experience and platform flexibility, the struggle to retain and attract new users—and grow revenue—is still real for Twitter. And, unfortunately, these may be the least of the platform’s worries these days. From widespread trolling and harassment to simply having a confusing interface, Twitter is drawing criticism for nearly every aspect of its operation. In addition, ... Read More »

Twitter lets brands create custom hearts within Periscope broadcasts

Twitter is giving brands a bit more creative freedom when it comes to live video. The company announced the launch of Custom Hearts, a program whereby broadcasters will be able to customize the hearts within their Periscope livestream so it matches their brand. The new reactions are not supplanting the existing hearts, and having them appear is as simple as ... Read More »

Digital Marketing News: Traditional vs. Programmatic, Twitter Lite & LinkedIn Lead Gen

Traditional vs. Programmatic Media Buying [Infographic] Programmatic media buying is all over the digital marketing sphere. What are the key differences between programmatic and traditional media buying? This infographic lays them out side by side. MarketingProfs Introducing Twitter Lite To combat slower mobile networks, expensive data usage and a lack of mobile storage experienced by some users, Twitter has launched ... Read More »

Twitter refuses to release identity of @alt_uscis, had sought verification status in January

The pseudonymous Twitter @alt_uscis account, whose true identity is being sought by the Trump Administration, contacted Twitter in January to ask about verification for #altgov accounts, VentureBeat has learned. What’s more, VentureBeat has learned of a coordinated effort by the operators of #altgov accounts to protect their anonymity. Two operators of #altgov accounts and a source close to the matter have told ... Read More »

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