Twitter pegging revenue

Twitter pegging revenue hopes on $10bn live video market Shares plunge 10% as revenue falls short of analysts estimates amid modest gain of 3 million users Twitter is battling for a share of the internets booming video advertising budgets, its executives said on Friday, as the company reported its slowest growth in quarterly revenue since … Read more

Twitter for dummies

Twitter for dummies: a guide to the social network that still confuses us Twitter has launched a new ad campaign after discovering that many people still dont understand it. Thankfully, the Guardians guide explains it all Although Twitter for dummies has been part of the cultural and political discourse for years, a vast percentage of … Read more

Pokmon woe gone mad

Pokmon woe: player drives into police car while another is robbed Elsewhere, a Pokmon woe trainer gets stuck in a tree as officers across the country struggle to handle continuing app-fuelled mishaps A woman trying to catch Pokmon woe got stuck in a cemetery tree in New Jersey, a Baltimore man drove into a police … Read more

Will the Olympics offer Brazil a way out

Will the Olympics offer Brazil a way out of crisis or add to its burden? With three weeks to go until the opening ceremony, Rio de Janeiro is desperate for an uplift and fearful of what will happen when the athletes leave As dusk falls over Copacabana beach, Ubira Santos, a 63-year-old sand sculptor, relaxes … Read more

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube may be blocked in Turkey

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube may be blocked in Turkey amid coup attempt Reports emerge during attempted military coup of people struggling to access social media in a country described as a bastion of internet censorship Turkey may be blocking or slowing access to social media networks amid an attempted military coup, although there are conflicting … Read more