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Twitter starts talks to explore sale; Google, Salesforce potential suitors

Saturday, September 24, 2016 | More »

Struggling microblogging platform Twitter Inc. seems to have inched closer to getting acquired. The San Francisco-based company has held preliminary talks with several technology companies, including Google and Salesforce, and could soon receive a formal buyout bid, international media reports said....

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Why Twitter’s job cuts in Bengaluru isn’t a surprise

Twitter Inc.’s decision to cut jobs at its Bengaluru development centre is the latest indicator of problems at the micro-blogging platform that has been buffeted by weak user growth, tepid earnings and a slump in share prices. The Silicon Valley-based company said on 19 September that it had decid...

20 September, 2016 | More »


How is Twitter going to change after it tweaks its 140-character limit?

If you often grapple to fit your thoughts in 140-character tweets, things may improve a bit for you after a few days. Twitter Inc. is set to roll out a change to its core product on 19 September to allow space for a few more characters, tech news portal The Verge reported, citing two people [&hellip...

14 September, 2016 | More »


Twitter launches much-needed ‘Night Mode’ feature for Android users

Twitter Inc. has some interesting news for Android users who are most active during the night and tweet until the wee hours of the morning. The microblogging site has come out with a ‘Night Mode’ feature for Android users which will help them in reading better in low-light conditions and reduce ...

27 July, 2016 | More »


Twitter Asia chief Shailesh Rao resigns

Twitter Inc’s Asia chief Shailesh Rao has quit the microblogging platform after a four-year stint. Rao, vice president for Asia Pacific, Latin America and emerging markets at Twitter, announced his departure via a tweet. He will be with Twitter through July. Rao said it was time for him to seek ne...

5 July, 2016 | More »


Facebook and Twitter: Hedging the bets

I am not a big user of social media. I have a Facebook page, which I don’t visit often, never respond to pokes and don’t post on at all. I tweet, but my 820 lifetime tweets pale in comparison to prolific tweeters, who tweet that many times during a month. That said, I have been […]...

22 February, 2016 | More »


Twitter monthly user base didn’t budge from 320M but Q4 revenue up 48%

Microblogging site Twitter Inc’s user base showed no sign of growth in the fourth quarter of 2015 with the total average monthly active users (MAUs) at the Q3 figure of 320 million, raising concerns about its ability to attract new users despite ushering in new features to make it more engaging. M...

11 February, 2016 | More »


When a top Silicon Valley VC (and Facebook director) touched a raw nerve on India

Leading venture capitalist Marc Andreessen fueled a Twitter storm on Wednesday by equating India’s recent decision to ban services such as Facebook’s Free Basics with the benefits of colonialism. “Anti-colonialism has been economically catastrophic for the Indian people for decades. Why stop n...

10 February, 2016 | More »


Content sharing on Twitter declines 11% after it kills share count

Twitter Inc’s “hard decision” to kill its share count API seems to have hit the micro blogging site hard. The Nasdaq-listed firm’s decision to kill its share count API from November 20 has led to a decline in content sharing activity on the platform by 11.28 per cent, says a ...

11 December, 2015 | More »


Twitter’s India revenue, net profit jump threefold in 2014-15

The India unit of microblogging site Twitter Inc reported a three-fold jump in both revenue and net profit for the year ended March 2015. Total income of Twitter Communications India Pvt Ltd rose to Rs 13.26 crore from Rs 4.17 crore in 2013-14, according to Twitter’s filings with the Registrar of ...

10 December, 2015 | More »

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