Abusive tweets being silenced by new Twitter rules

Three months after finally making a few tangible moves to curb an online abuse problem nearly as iconic as its bluebird logo, Twitter Inc. is pushing its efforts a step further. The company

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Up, Periscope: TVO advances digital transformation via Twitter video platform

TV Ontario (TVO)’s The Agenda is broadcasting on a new channel. As part of the publicly-funded education station’s digital transformation, its flagship current affairs program is now available on Twitter, via Periscope, at

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Gary Hilson

Top 25 athletes to follow on Twitter in 2017

In 2017, Twitter is a vital aspect of the sports fan experience. From the sports journalists that update your feed on each game at every waking moment, to the teams and athletes we

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Twitter takes on Facebook Live with Periscope live video integration

The Twitter loyalists who have gazed in envy at Facebook Live since Twitter Inc. killed its Vine platform in October had their prayers answered on Wednesday. That's when the company announced it was

Published on: December 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


Justin Bieber, Drake top Canada’s most retweeted tweets of 2016

Toronto rapper Drake has more than 30 million followers on Twitter, and Justin Bieber is among the platform's most discussed users - Canadian or otherwise - so it comes as little surprise that

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Best ways to watch the NFL on Twitter

Football fans all over the world were surprised know that social media mega site Twitter would be live-streaming National Football League games on Thursday nights. Tech In Sports put together this how-to video guide

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Twitter finally addressing its online abuse problem

You may have heard of Twitter abuse. Between a divisive US election that saw nearly 20,000 overtly anti-semitic tweets aimed at 800 journalists, and a wave of racist comments directed at SNL and

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

10+ outrageous tweets from the U.S. election campaign

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter was more key than ever in 2016’s U.S. election campaign

Donald Trump's campaign began with a tweet. I am officially running for President of the United States. #MakeAmericaGreatAgain https://t.co/Ct0lNu7kz0 — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2015 Everyone remembers the speech he gave

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter kills Vine, lays off hundreds

Vine, the short looping video sharing site introduced by San Francisco-based Twitter Inc. in 2013, announced today that its six seconds of fame are almost up. On a day that Twitter announced it

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Kirstine Stewart takes wing from Twitter to join Diply

Kirstine Stewart is leaving her role as vice-president of media at Twitter Inc. to take new role as chief strategy officer with London, Ont.-based pop culture website Diply.com. Stewart, author of 2015 book Our

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Rogers and Twitter teaming up to offer tweet-based customer support

Twitter Inc. is developing a new customer support service for businesses, with Rogers Communications Inc. as its first Canadian client, the companies announced this week. As of Sept. 15, Rogers customers can use

Published on: September 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter announces partnership with online video news network Cheddar

Continuing its apparent quest to become the first destination for online viewers seeking live content, Twitter Inc. has announced a new broadcasting partnership with online video news network Cheddar. The social media media

Published on: September 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood