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Twitter turns to open source to prevent service disruptions

Here's a breakdown on software improvements Twitter made to keep your tweets flowing.

Use two-factor authentication for your Twitter account

If you want to keep hackers away from your Twitter account, two-factor authentication could be just the thing. But be warned: It's a little awkward to set up...

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Direct Twitter messages with links fall prey to technical issues

Twitter's direct messaging feature appears to be experiencing technical difficulties, and the social networking service says an issue with URLs is likely to blame.

How San Francisco is using social networks to get ready for The Big One

The city by the bay is getting ready for a disaster by launching a social initiative, SF72, with ties to Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb.

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Teens' public Facebook posts are guaranteed to cause controversy

Facebook is lifting restrictions on teens' privacy settings, which is sure to anger parents.

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Twitter doubled revenue, saw deeper losses in Q3

Twitter, which is preparing for an imminent IPO, submitted an updated S1 filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that contained financial results for the first nine months of its current financial year.

Twitter's take on TV: 'We make it better'

Twitter offers two advertising products geared around TV, and those products will be a key element in the company’s efforts to turn a profit in the years ahead.

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Twitter picks New York Stock Exchange for IPO

The initial public offering, which is likely to be one of the hottest of the year, will see the company list its shares under the ticker symbol TWTR.

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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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