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Twitter, for once, is soaring and says it's seeing less abuse on site | #SocialMedia #ICT

Twitter, for once, is soaring and says it's seeing less abuse on site | #SocialMedia #ICT | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter reported $548 million in revenue over the last three months compared to the $511.9 million that was expected by Wall Street. They beat expectations by more than $36 million.

Even more impressively, for Twitter, the company added 9 million monthly active users over the quarter. That's 7 million more than expected. The site broke out its growth in the United States, emphasizing that it added 3 million users in its home country.

Beyond financials and user growth, Twitter reported that it's solving one of its major problems: abuse on the platform. 

 

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Twitter reported $548 million in revenue over the last three months compared to the $511.9 million that was expected by Wall Street. They beat expectations by more than $36 million.

Even more impressively, for Twitter, the company added 9 million monthly active users over the quarter. That's 7 million more than expected. The site broke out its growth in the United States, emphasizing that it added 3 million users in its home country.

Beyond financials and user growth, Twitter reported that it's solving one of its major problems: abuse on the platform. 

 

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Twitter will begin streaming video 24/7 soon | #SocialMedia

Twitter will begin streaming video 24/7 soon | #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Ahead of its Q1 earnings call this week, Twitter told BuzzFeed News that it plans to stream live video nonstop across its platform, making it easier for people to tune into what people are talking about.

There isn’t yet a set timeline for the rollout of its ‘ambient video’ programming; Twitter COO and CFO Anthony Noto told BuzzFeed News:

We will definitely have 24/7 (video) content on Twitter. Our goal is to be a dependable place so that when you want to see what’s happening, you think of going to Twitter.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter

 

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Ahead of its Q1 earnings call this week, Twitter told BuzzFeed News that it plans to stream live video nonstop across its platform, making it easier for people to tune into what people are talking about.

There isn’t yet a set timeline for the rollout of its ‘ambient video’ programming; Twitter COO and CFO Anthony Noto told BuzzFeed News:

We will definitely have 24/7 (video) content on Twitter. Our goal is to be a dependable place so that when you want to see what’s happening, you think of going to Twitter.

 

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New social media site Mastodon potential cyber-security tar pit | #Awareness

New social media site Mastodon potential cyber-security tar pit | #Awareness | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
A new social media network named Mastodon popped up a few months ago and is designed to deliver a decentralised, open-source experience, but its this unique structure that may make its members vulnerable to cyber-attacks.


Malwarebyte's researcher Zammis Clark blogged that the decentralised nature of the site's construction, which he said helps eliminate ads, a primary selling point for users, also leaves the social network open to hackers. The site is very different from Facebook, Twitter and other networks.
Instead of being hosted by a corporate entity on its server system Mastodon members can set up their own server if they wish, called in “instance” by the Mastodon community, and then have people join Mastodon through that server. But here is where the problem arises.


Each person's “instance” receives a special domain name, for example mastodon.instance1, and anyone registering on that instance would receive a username like johnsmith.mastodon.instance1.


Where things go awry, Clark said, is the usernames can be replicated across all the "instances", so on mastodon.instance2 there could be a johnsmith.mastodon.instance2. This creates a situation where there are no verified accounts.

 

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A new social media network named Mastodon popped up a few months ago and is designed to deliver a decentralised, open-source experience, but its this unique structure that may make its members vulnerable to cyber-attacks.


Malwarebyte's researcher Zammis Clark blogged that the decentralised nature of the site's construction, which he said helps eliminate ads, a primary selling point for users, also leaves the social network open to hackers. The site is very different from Facebook, Twitter and other networks.
Instead of being hosted by a corporate entity on its server system Mastodon members can set up their own server if they wish, called in “instance” by the Mastodon community, and then have people join Mastodon through that server. But here is where the problem arises.


Each person's “instance” receives a special domain name, for example mastodon.instance1, and anyone registering on that instance would receive a username like johnsmith.mastodon.instance1.


Where things go awry, Clark said, is the usernames can be replicated across all the "instances", so on mastodon.instance2 there could be a johnsmith.mastodon.instance2. This creates a situation where there are no verified accounts.

 

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Sorry for the Nazi spam from my Twitter account | #SocialMedia #Hacking #ThirdParty #Apps #Awareness

Sorry for the Nazi spam from my Twitter account | #SocialMedia #Hacking #ThirdParty #Apps #Awareness | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
It happened to me (and many others). It could happen to you.

 

So what happened?
Thankfully others had done their detective work while I was listening to podcasts at 30,000 feet. The message had been sent from my account (and many others) via a third-party app called Twitter Counter.

 

Twitter Counter requests read *and* write access to your Twitter account, in order to do its jiggery pokery counting your Twitter followers. I gave Twitter Counter access to my account in October 2014, and that clearly was a decision I now regret. Quite why it would need write access, unless it is planning its own self-promotion, I can't say.

 

The fact that a third-party app was used means that the hackers didn't have my Twitter password. Phew! It also meant, however, that they didn't have to try to bypass Twitter's Login Verification feature in order to tweet from mine and thousands of other Twitter users' accounts.

 

What should you do if you had your Twitter account hijacked in this way?

 

Delete the offending tweet, and revoke the offending third-party app's access to your Twitter account.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

https://support.twitter.com/articles/76052

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Twitter

 

 

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It happened to me (and many others). It could happen to you.

 

So what happened?
Thankfully others had done their detective work while I was listening to podcasts at 30,000 feet. The message had been sent from my account (and many others) via a third-party app called Twitter Counter.

 

Twitter Counter requests read *and* write access to your Twitter account, in order to do its jiggery pokery counting your Twitter followers. I gave Twitter Counter access to my account in October 2014, and that clearly was a decision I now regret. Quite why it would need write access, unless it is planning its own self-promotion, I can't say.

 

The fact that a third-party app was used means that the hackers didn't have my Twitter password. Phew! It also meant, however, that they didn't have to try to bypass Twitter's Login Verification feature in order to tweet from mine and thousands of other Twitter users' accounts.

 

What should you do if you had your Twitter account hijacked in this way?

 

Delete the offending tweet, and revoke the offending third-party app's access to your Twitter account.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

https://support.twitter.com/articles/76052

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Twitter

 

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An Update on Safety | Twitter Blogs | #SocialMedia

An Update on Safety  | Twitter Blogs | #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Making Twitter a safer place is our primary focus. We stand for freedom of expression and people being able to see all sides of any topic. That’s put in jeopardy when abuse and harassment stifle and silence those voices. We won’t tolerate it and we’re launching new efforts to stop it.

 

Building on the work we began in November, we’re continuing to work on ways to give people more control over what they see on Twitter. Last week, we introduced an improvement to reporting abusive Tweets that gives people experiencing targeted harassment more ways to report it.

 

Today, we’re announcing three changes: stopping the creation of new abusive accounts, bringing forward safer search results, and collapsing potentially abusive or low-quality Tweets.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter

 

 

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Making Twitter a safer place is our primary focus. We stand for freedom of expression and people being able to see all sides of any topic. That’s put in jeopardy when abuse and harassment stifle and silence those voices. We won’t tolerate it and we’re launching new efforts to stop it.

 

Building on the work we began in November, we’re continuing to work on ways to give people more control over what they see on Twitter. Last week, we introduced an improvement to reporting abusive Tweets that gives people experiencing targeted harassment more ways to report it.

 

Today, we’re announcing three changes: stopping the creation of new abusive accounts, bringing forward safer search results, and collapsing potentially abusive or low-quality Tweets.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter

 

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Twitter Releases Updated Safety and Privacy Guide for Users | #SocialMedia #DigitalCitiZENship

Twitter Releases Updated Safety and Privacy Guide for Users | #SocialMedia #DigitalCitiZENship | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has released a new version of its Safety and Privacy guide as part of its ongoing efforts to combat on-platform harassment and abuse.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter

 

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Twitter has released a new version of its Safety and Privacy guide as part of its ongoing efforts to combat on-platform harassment and abuse.

 

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Twitter Provides Update on Extended Tweets, @replies and Mentions | #SocialMedia

Twitter Provides Update on Extended Tweets, @replies and Mentions | #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has released an update the state of their changes to extend what's possible within the 140 character limit.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter

 

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Twitter has released an update the state of their changes to extend what's possible within the 140 character limit.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter

 

 

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Twitter-Übernahme: auch Salesforce will nicht | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions

Twitter-Übernahme: auch Salesforce will nicht | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Nach Disney, Google und Apple will nun auch der letzte Interessent Salesforce Twitter nicht kaufen. Die Twitter-Aktie fällt dadurch weiter und ist jetzt deutlich weniger wert als vor Beginn der Spekulationen.

 

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Nach Disney, Google und Apple will nun auch der letzte Interessent Salesforce Twitter nicht kaufen. Die Twitter-Aktie fällt dadurch weiter und ist jetzt deutlich weniger wert als vor Beginn der Spekulationen.

 

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Rachat de Twitter : Salesforce.com confirme ses intentions | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions

Rachat de Twitter : Salesforce.com confirme ses intentions | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
La cession de Twitter semble bel et bien engagée. Ce vendredi, selon CNBC, Twitter aurait reçu des manifestations d'intérêt, notamment de la part de Google (groupe Alphabet ) et de Salesforce.com, tout en précisant qu'une éventuelle opération n'était pas imminente. D'autres groupes technologiques sont également sur les rangs, ajoute CNBC, citant des sources anonymes proches du dossier.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=acquisitions

 

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La cession de Twitter semble bel et bien engagée. Ce vendredi, selon CNBC, Twitter aurait reçu des manifestations d'intérêt, notamment de la part de Google (groupe Alphabet ) et de Salesforce.com, tout en précisant qu'une éventuelle opération n'était pas imminente. D'autres groupes technologiques sont également sur les rangs, ajoute CNBC, citant des sources anonymes proches du dossier.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter

 

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Report: Google is thinking about buying Twitter | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions

Report: Google is thinking about buying Twitter | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has a had a few years of slow growth, but with some recent successes under its belt, it looks like there are a few bidders for an acquisition. A report by CNBC indicates that Google and Salesforce are among the top suitors looking to buy Twitter. Other ‘top tech companies’ are also looking into …
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Twitter to stop counting photos and videos as part of 140 characters | #SocialMedia 

Twitter to stop counting photos and videos as part of 140 characters | #SocialMedia  | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter may be finally making a long-awaited update by changing the way it counts the 140 characters in tweets.

From 19 September, the social network will start to cut down what it counts as part of the word limit, reports The Verge. 

Attachments including pictures, GIFs and videos, as well as quoted tweets will no longer be counted as part of the 140 characters, enabling users to cram in more words. 

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence

 

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Twitter may be finally making a long-awaited update by changing the way it counts the 140 characters in tweets.

From 19 September, the social network will start to cut down what it counts as part of the word limit, reports The Verge. 

Attachments including pictures, GIFs and videos, as well as quoted tweets will no longer be counted as part of the 140 characters, enabling users to cram in more words. 

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence

 

 

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Coming soon: express even more in 140 characters | Twitter Blogs

Coming soon: express even more in 140 characters | Twitter Blogs | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
You can already do a lot in a Tweet, but we want you to be able to do even more.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/how-to-use-twitter-with-success-for-education-and-more/

 

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You can already do a lot in a Tweet, but we want you to be able to do even more.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/how-to-use-twitter-with-success-for-education-and-more/

 

 

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Twitter to Stop Counting Photos and Links in 140-Character Limit | #SocialMedia 

Twitter to Stop Counting Photos and Links in 140-Character Limit | #SocialMedia  | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter Inc. is making a major shift in how it counts characters in Tweets, giving users more freedom to compose longer messages.


The social media company will soon stop counting photos and links as part of its 140-character limit for messages, according to a person familiar with the matter. The change could happen in the next two weeks, said the person who asked not to be named because the decision isn’t yet public. Links currently take up 23 characters, even after Twitter automatically shortens them. The company declined to comment.


It’s a step in a larger plan to give users more flexibility on the site. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said in January that the company was looking for new ways to display text on Twitter, and would experiment based on how people use the service. For example, some people tweet screenshots of longer text in articles, or send many tweets one after the other to tell a story.


Twitter’s 140-character limit was originally adopted because it was a way to send Tweets while fitting all the information within a mobile text message -- a common way for sending Tweets when the service debuted in 2006, before the proliferation of smartphones.

 

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Twitter Inc. is making a major shift in how it counts characters in Tweets, giving users more freedom to compose longer messages.


The social media company will soon stop counting photos and links as part of its 140-character limit for messages, according to a person familiar with the matter. The change could happen in the next two weeks, said the person who asked not to be named because the decision isn’t yet public. Links currently take up 23 characters, even after Twitter automatically shortens them. The company declined to comment.


It’s a step in a larger plan to give users more flexibility on the site. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said in January that the company was looking for new ways to display text on Twitter, and would experiment based on how people use the service. For example, some people tweet screenshots of longer text in articles, or send many tweets one after the other to tell a story.


Twitter’s 140-character limit was originally adopted because it was a way to send Tweets while fitting all the information within a mobile text message -- a common way for sending Tweets when the service debuted in 2006, before the proliferation of smartphones.

 

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The company earlier this year considered raising the limit to as many as 10,000 characters. But the quick, concise nature of Tweets has helped set the site apart from the competition. Executives have spent the last few months emphasizing how Twitter is a destination for live events and discussion. Removing the character requirement for links and photos may encourage users to add more media to their posts.
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Twitter mit deutlichem Nutzer-Zuwachs | #SocialMedia #ICT

Twitter mit deutlichem Nutzer-Zuwachs | #SocialMedia #ICT | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Kurznachrichtendienst Twitter konnte im ersten Jahresquartal neun Millionen Nutzer hinzugewinnen. Dafür sanken die Umsätze und für schwarze Zahlen reichte es mal wieder nicht.

 

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Kurznachrichtendienst Twitter konnte im ersten Jahresquartal neun Millionen Nutzer hinzugewinnen. Dafür sanken die Umsätze und für schwarze Zahlen reichte es mal wieder nicht.

 

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Like Twitter But Hate the Trolls? Try Mastodon | #SocialMedia #ICT | BUT #Awareness about #CyberSecurity

Like Twitter But Hate the Trolls? Try Mastodon | #SocialMedia #ICT | BUT #Awareness about #CyberSecurity | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter’s been combatting harassment for years. The latest effort: quelling its horde of anonymous, hostile egg accounts. But for many users, Twitter’s abuse problem has long since undermined its value as a platform for creative communication. That’s what makes Mastodon—a free, open-source, and increasingly popular six-month-old Twitter alternative—so intriguing.

Mastodon has created a diverse yet welcoming online environment by doing exactly what Twitter won’t: letting its community make the rules. The platform consists of various user-created networks, called instances, each of which determines its own laws. One instance could ban sexist jokes and Nazi logos, while another might practice radically free speech. (In this way, Mastodon is not unlike a network of discretely moderated message boards crossed with a Tweetdeck-like interface.) Users choose for themselves which instance they want to join and select from a host of privacy and anti-harassment settings.

 

Oh, and the character limit is 500, not 140. In essence, Mastodon is an experiment in whether individually moderated communities can make a social network like Twitter more civil.

 

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New social media site Mastodon potential cyber-security tar pit | #Awareness

 

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Mastodon

 

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Twitter’s been combatting harassment for years. The latest effort: quelling its horde of anonymous, hostile egg accounts. But for many users, Twitter’s abuse problem has long since undermined its value as a platform for creative communication. That’s what makes Mastodon—a free, open-source, and increasingly popular six-month-old Twitter alternative—so intriguing.

Mastodon has created a diverse yet welcoming online environment by doing exactly what Twitter won’t: letting its community make the rules. The platform consists of various user-created networks, called instances, each of which determines its own laws. One instance could ban sexist jokes and Nazi logos, while another might practice radically free speech. (In this way, Mastodon is not unlike a network of discretely moderated message boards crossed with a Tweetdeck-like interface.) Users choose for themselves which instance they want to join and select from a host of privacy and anti-harassment settings.

 

Oh, and the character limit is 500, not 140. In essence, Mastodon is an experiment in whether individually moderated communities can make a social network like Twitter more civil.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

New social media site Mastodon potential cyber-security tar pit | #Awareness 

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Mastodon

 

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Now on Twitter: 140 characters for your replies | Twitter Blogs | #SocialMedia

Now on Twitter: 140 characters for your replies | Twitter Blogs | #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Remember how we told you we were working on ways to let you to express more with 140 characters? Since then, we’ve introduced twoupdates, and today we’re rolling out another. Now, when you reply to someone or a group, those @usernames won’t count toward your Tweet’s 140 characters.

With this change, we’ve simplified conversations in a few ways:

  • Who you are replying to will appear above the Tweet text rather than within the Tweet text itself, so you have more characters to have conversations.
  • You can tap on “Replying to…” to easily see and control who’s part of your conversation.
  • When reading a conversation, you’ll actually see what people are saying, rather than seeing lots of @usernames at the start of a Tweet.

It’s now easier to follow a conversation, so you can focus on what a discussion is about, and who is having it. Also, with all 140 characters for your replies, you have more room to participate in group conversations.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Twitter

 

https://blog.twitter.com/2017/now-on-twitter-140-characters-for-your-replies

 

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Remember how we told you we were working on ways to let you to express more with 140 characters? Since then, we’ve introduced twoupdates, and today we’re rolling out another. Now, when you reply to someone or a group, those @usernames won’t count toward your Tweet’s 140 characters.

With this change, we’ve simplified conversations in a few ways:

  • Who you are replying to will appear above the Tweet text rather than within the Tweet text itself, so you have more characters to have conversations.
  • You can tap on “Replying to…” to easily see and control who’s part of your conversation.
  • When reading a conversation, you’ll actually see what people are saying, rather than seeing lots of @usernames at the start of a Tweet.

It’s now easier to follow a conversation, so you can focus on what a discussion is about, and who is having it. Also, with all 140 characters for your replies, you have more room to participate in group conversations.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Twitter

 

https://blog.twitter.com/2017/now-on-twitter-140-characters-for-your-replies

 

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Twitter is punishing abusive users by putting them in time-out | #SocialMedia

Twitter is punishing abusive users by putting them in time-out | #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Twitter has a new tactic for curbing abuse and harassment: a time-out.


The company has started temporarily restricting the access of accounts it determines to be abusive, a Twitter spokesperson told Business Insider. Affected accounts will only have their tweets seen by their followers until the ban is lifted.

The spokesperson said that Twitter started temporarily limiting accounts last week, and Heat Street was the first to notice the activity on Wednesday.

Several users who are temporarily restricted by Twitter have tweeted screenshots of messages they've received saying that they had violated the company's content rules. The messages said their accounts were restricted for 12 hours, but a Twitter spokesperson said the restriction's duration could be longer or shorter depending on the offender's behavior.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Twitter

 

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Twitter has a new tactic for curbing abuse and harassment: a time-out.


The company has started temporarily restricting the access of accounts it determines to be abusive, a Twitter spokesperson told Business Insider. Affected accounts will only have their tweets seen by their followers until the ban is lifted.

The spokesperson said that Twitter started temporarily limiting accounts last week, and Heat Street was the first to notice the activity on Wednesday.

Several users who are temporarily restricted by Twitter have tweeted screenshots of messages they've received saying that they had violated the company's content rules. The messages said their accounts were restricted for 12 hours, but a Twitter spokesperson said the restriction's duration could be longer or shorter depending on the offender's behavior.

 

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Twitter buys startup Yes, Inc. and scores a new VP of product in the process | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions

Twitter buys startup Yes, Inc. and scores a new VP of product in the process | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

One-hundred and forty-three. That’s not the new character limit or the number of heads of product Twitter has employed over the few years...

 

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One-hundred and forty-three. That’s not the new character limit or the number of heads of product Twitter has employed over the few years...

 

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Twitter Is Adding New Filtering Tools in an Effort to Curb Abuse | #SocialMedia

Twitter Is Adding New Filtering Tools in an Effort to Curb Abuse | #SocialMedia | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Twitter hopes to curb harassment once and for all by giving users the ability to filter keywords and hashtags...

 

OVER THE NEXT few days, Twitter will add new features intended to help curb abuse on the platform. Users will be able filter out certain keywords, phrases, user names, and hashtags in their mentions, Twitter says. You’ll also have the option to mute threads. The company is also revamping its abuse reporting system so that bystanders can report harassment and hate speech directly rather than leaving that option solely to the person on the receiving end.

And it’s about time.

 

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Twitter hopes to curb harassment once and for all by giving users the ability to filter keywords and hashtags...

 

OVER THE NEXT few days, Twitter will add new features intended to help curb abuse on the platform. Users will be able filter out certain keywords, phrases, user names, and hashtags in their mentions, Twitter says. You’ll also have the option to mute threads. The company is also revamping its abuse reporting system so that bystanders can report harassment and hate speech directly rather than leaving that option solely to the person on the receiving end.

And it’s about time.

 

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OVER THE NEXT few days, Twitter will add new features intended to help curb abuse on the platform. Users will be able filter out certain keywords, phrases, user names, and hashtags in their mentions, Twitter says. You’ll also have the option to mute threads. The company is also revamping its abuse reporting system so that bystanders can report harassment and hate speech directly rather than leaving that option solely to the person on the receiving end.
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Creating a Moment | #LEARNing2LEARN with SocialMedia #Twitter

Creating a Moment | #LEARNing2LEARN with SocialMedia #Twitter | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Creating a Moment

Twitter Moments are curated stories about what’s happening around the world—powered by Tweets. It’s easy to create your own story with Twitter Moments.

How to create a Moment

There are three ways to begin creating your own Moment. You can access Moments through the Moments tab, your profile page, or through a Tweet detail. To get started all you need is a title, description, Tweets, and a selected cover image.

 

[Gust MEES] Please check my "Moments" to GET an overview of WHAT is possible:

 

https://twitter.com/i/moments/787769598515023872

 

 

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Creating a Moment

Twitter Moments are curated stories about what’s happening around the world—powered by Tweets. It’s easy to create your own story with Twitter Moments.

How to create a Moment

There are three ways to begin creating your own Moment. You can access Moments through the Moments tab, your profile page, or through a Tweet detail. To get started all you need is a title, description, Tweets, and a selected cover image.

 

[Gust MEES] Please check my "Moments" to GET an overview of WHAT is possible:

 

https://twitter.com/i/moments/787769598515023872

 

 

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Wie bitte? Diese Film-Firma will tatsächlich Twitter kaufen | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions #Disney

Wie bitte? Diese Film-Firma will tatsächlich Twitter kaufen | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions #Disney | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Der Unterhaltungsriese Disney denkt offenbar ernsthaft über einen Kauf der Kurznachrichtendienstes Twitter nach.

 

 

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Der Unterhaltungsriese Disney denkt offenbar ernsthaft über einen Kauf der Kurznachrichtendienstes Twitter nach.

 

 

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Twitter vor Verkauf?: Auch Disney und Microsoft sind interessiert | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions

Twitter vor Verkauf?: Auch Disney und Microsoft sind interessiert | #SocialMedia #Acquisitions | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Auch Disney und Microsoft sind interessiert

Ein Verkauf von Twitter soll in den nächsten 30 bis 45 Tagen über die Bühne gehen. Berichte über neue Interessenten lassen die Aktie des Kurznachrichtendienstes in die Höhe gehen.

 

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Auch Disney und Microsoft sind interessiert

Ein Verkauf von Twitter soll in den nächsten 30 bis 45 Tagen über die Bühne gehen. Berichte über neue Interessenten lassen die Aktie des Kurznachrichtendienstes in die Höhe gehen.

 

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