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Improvements to login verification, photos and more

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Today’s Twitter for iOS and Android updates let you enroll in login verification and approve login requests directly from your mobile app. Now, in addition to the SMS-based login verification that we released in May, you can use login verification without relying on text messages.Read more…

Dive into Shark Week

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Sharks have left a big mark on Twitter already, but brace yourself — they’re coming again. Sunday is the official start to the Discovery Channel’s @SharkWeek, which meansRead more…

Twitter and synchrony

Events cause people to synchronize and act together. Here we look at three different causes of synchrony around the world: natural, routine and cultural.Read more…

Working to increase #transparency: Our latest report

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A lot has happened in the data privacy space since the release of our last #transparency report back in January. As we’ve noted, we believe the open exchange of information can have a positive global impact.Read more…

#RoyalBaby

The birth of a baby into a royal family has always generated global interest. It’s no different in our 24-hour news era. So when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced the birth of their first-born todayRead more…

Your pass to Comic-Con

Twitter has long been a staple at conventions. You can keep up with speaking schedules, network with attendees, or live-tweet your thoughts during a keynote. But when that conference happens to be Comic-Con (#SDCC), Twitter suddenly fills with zombies, superheroes and dancing robots.Read more…

MLB's #ASG: All the stars, all the stats

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Baseball is all about statistics: ERA, OPS, BABIP. So how about some Twitter stats from last night’s All Star Game? In total, there were over 1 million Tweets about the game, with a peak of 23,000 Tweets per minute for Mariano Rivera’s relief appearance.Read more…

New features for BlackBerry 10 app

The BlackBerry community has spoken, and we’ve listened: Today we’re releasing a feature-rich update for BlackBerry 10 that helps you connect more seamlessly to the people and topics you care about. And since BlackBerry users askedRead more…

This Week on Twitter - July 15

Wednesday, July 17; 9:00 p.m. ET Sports lovers can follow @ESPYs and #ESPYS for all-access coverage of ESPN’s one-night celebration of the best athletes and moments in sports. @ESPYs will provide behind-the-scenes photos and Vine videos ofRead more…

Talking about Twitter in Spain

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In the Spanish town of Jun, near Granada, Mayor José Antonio Rodríguez (@JoseantonioJun) makes local government more accessible and more accountable to its citizens through the use of Twitter.Read more…

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