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New Twitter feature opens direct message floodgates

Spammers, rejoice! A new opt-in setting lets anyone send you a direct message on Twitter.

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Twitter optimizes Android app for one tablet -- the Galaxy Note 10.1

A partnership with Samsung resulted in Note-specific features like S-Pen doodles and multi-screen views in Twitter’s new Android app for tablets.

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Twitter's Event Parrot account experiments with personalized news alerts

The account claims to be a Twitter experiment, and hints suggest that's true.

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Leaving Las Pinterest: How to kill your social media accounts

Have trouble with tweets? Loathe all those likes? Pinned your last pin? Here's how to leave your 'friends' behind.

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Report: Twitter might go public on Nov. 15

File this one under oops -- Twitter may have inadvertently revealed, at an earlier point, its plans to go public on Nov. 15, according to a recent PrivCo report.

Watch TV from a tweet with Twitter's new See It feature

The microblogging platform is taking this second-screen thing seriously with a new Comcast partnership that encourages users to use Twitter as a channel changer.

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How to report spam and other violations on Twitter

Make the spam tweets stop! It only takes a few clicks.

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Banksy YouTube vid features Islamist rebels hunting down Dumbo the elephant

The new "Rebel rocket attack" vid is both disturbing and hilarious. Therefore, it's art.

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Nielsen’s numbers back up Twitter’s second-screen push

Twitter now has official stats on social engagement with TV shows to convince big brands that the network is an important ad outlet.

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Get link previews right inside Gmail with iFramely for Chrome

The extension embeds content from the likes of Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube so you can view it without having to depart Gmail.