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Twitter reportedly drops plan to encrypt direct messages

The Verge reports that Twitter’s end-to-end encryption for DMs is done—for now. Why are social networks dragging their feet on security measures?

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Twitter still has no plans to launch in China

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is visiting China to learn about its tech market

Twitter goes down for 'most users'

Twitter acknowledges an outage for both mobile and desktop users, which was resolved shortly thereafter.

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MetroTwit vanishes as Twitter restrictions claim another victim

Existing users will no longer get updates or new features, and new users? Sorry.

Twitter enters adolescence, seeks its next adventure

Twitter faces growing pressure to attract new users and dramatically increase engagement on the platform. Can it ever rival the numbers and growth of Facebook?

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Use apps to turn your Twitter feed into a spoiler-free zone

Are the people in your social media sphere yammering on about House of Cards or the Winter Olympics before you've had a chance to watch? We've looked at some apps that can silence them until you can get to a TV.

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Twitter chirps user privacy data, most of the time

Twitter has complied roughly 70 percent of the time with data requests from the US government, the company disclosed Thursday.

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Twitter offers historical data to researchers hoping to gain insights from the crowd

Only a few recipients will be selected in the initial stage

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Twitter’s got a growth problem, but it’s bringing in ad dollars

The microblogging service's first quarter as a publicly traded company saw solid mobile ad revenue, but there's a problem: Twitter's growth is slowing way down.

Twitter for Android, iOS apes Facebook in showing number of retweets in feed

Twitter is rolling out a new version of its Android app that shows the number of tweets and retweets in the main feed.