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Twitter Inc (TWTR) is being sued for sending text message ads

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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is facing a lawsuit from cellphone users who claim it is illegally spamming with text message ads from the social network. The $5 million lawsuit is regarding spam text messages. The complaint said that Twitter did not take sufficient steps to stop ending messages to recycled phone numbers. The dispute is based on “short code” technology, which lets companies send automated messages.
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Twitter Inc (TWTR) splits former COO duties between 2 executives

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Twitter is splitting the roles of departed COO Ali Rowghani between 2 executives, according to Re/Code. Adam Bain is in charge of revenue and partnerships and Gabriel Stricker oversees marketing and media.

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Twitter Inc (TWTR) acquires live video platform SnappyTV

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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has announced that it has acquired live video platform SnappyTV to enhance the Twitter Amplify program. Founded in 2010, SnappyTV is a cloud-based platform that allows users to edit and share clips from TV broadcasts. The SnappyTV platform is used by many brands. Some of Twitter’s media partners use Amplify to share video clips in real-time, which is a program that lets partners promote TV clips on the social media platform. The terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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Twitter now supports GIFs

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Twitter has announced today that it supports GIFs. GIFs are generally animated images that are on a continuous loop.
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Twitter launches translate feature in iOS app powered by Bing

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Twitter has launched a new feature to its iOS app that supports tweet translation. The translation features are powered by Bing Translate. The app will have the ability to figure out if a tweet that has been posted is in a different language from the existing default. Users will be prompted to click on a translation.
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Twitter Inc (TWTR) media head Chloe Sladden steps down

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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) media head Chloe Sladden has stepped down, which is on the same day that COO Ali Rowghani departed.
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Twitter Inc (TWTR) partners with The Weather Company on ad project

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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has partnered with The Weather Company to launch weather-informed advertising. Marketers will be able to target users based on the specific weather conditions of their locales. For example, beer marketers might buy more ads aimed at places that is going to have a sunny weekend.
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Twitter Inc (TWTR) COO Ali Rowghani resigns

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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) chief operating officer Ali Rowghani has resigned from his job at Twitter. However, he will still continue to work as a “strategic advisor” to CEO Dick Costolo. Rather than finding a replacement, Twitter will eliminate the COO position altogether. Rowghani’s operating responsibilities will be assumed from other Twiter management team members.
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