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  • How to automatically delete your old tweets

    Online sleuths have spent the past several years uncovering some of our deepest and darkest secrets. Secrets that, for whatever reason, we decided to make public. It's fair game. Once you tweet something publicly, it's available to anyone who feels like doing a little digging. ...

  • Twitter's newly commissioned health studies may be shots in the dark

    Twitter today announced it had selected two finalists in its months-long search for a "health metric" -- essentially a giant, figurative dipstick by which it can tell how well everyone's getting along on the site. Twitter selected researchers with dazzling bona fides, but the company ...

  • Here's how Afrika tweets during elections

    The latest "How Africa Tweets 2018" report by Portland, an international strategic communications agency, has revealed that during elections in Afrikan countries, over 50% of those tweeting about them are from outside the country where elections are taking place. The report, which ...

  • Twitter to place new restrictions on its API to stop abuse

    Twitter has announced it's tightening control over its API in order to protect the platform from spam and abuse. The Twitter API allows third-party developers to build software that interacts with the service. Starting from today, anyone who wishes to access it will face a stricter ...

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