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Twitter users to grow 24.4 percent in 2014, U.S. still largest market

The Asia-Pacific region is increasing its share of Twitter users while the U.S. market matures.

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How to mute annoying Twitter users, and why you’d want to

Twitter’s new mute function offers a way to ignore your annoying friends while still pretending you like them.

on techhive.com

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Te gusta zapatos? Twitter lets advertisers target users by language

Marketers on Twitter can now target users based on their language.

Bot or Not? Researchers make an app to sniff out bots on Twitter

The app looks at public Twitter data to identify phony accounts.

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Twitter tests out mute feature, may soon let you silence annoying tweets

You may soon be able to silence that annoying sportsball chatter in your timeline from Twitter's mobile app if a screenshot making the rounds is any indication.

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Facebook tries to break the news with FB Newswire

The new tool will verify and surface news-related content on Facebook in real time

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Twitter app downloads could put users at risk

Conditioning Twitter users that its OK to click on links to download apps could be exploited to distribute malware.

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Ads pushing app downloads are coming to Twitter

Advertisers can use a single interface to promote downloads of their mobile apps in other apps or directly from Twitter timelines

44 percent of Twitter users have never tweeted, says report

Never sent a tweet from your Twitter account? You're not alone. Far from it.

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Twitter, at least, dodged the horrors of Heartbleed

Users have to be careful protecting their data because the vulnerability existed for years on many sites