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Twitter Separates Direct Messages From People You Follow and People You Don't Follow
Twitter has separated Direct Messages from people you follow and people you don't follow into different inboxes. (May 31, 2017)

Donald Trump Tags Wrong Ivanka in Retweet of Random Twitter User
Donald Trump retweeted a tweet last night that links to the wrong Ivanka. SNL has poked fun at him for his habit of retweeting random Twitter users. (January 17, 2017)

Donald Trump to Use Personal Twitter Account as President
Donald Trump will keep his Twitter account as President and will not switch to the Twitter account designated for POTUS (January 16, 2017)

Trump Blocked Twitter CEO from Tech Meeting Over Crooked Hillary Emoji
Donald Trump and his team reportedly blocked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey from its tech meeting in Trump Tower over a failed emoji deal. (December 14, 2016)

Twitter to Give Users More Room for Text in a Tweet
Twitter will allow users to enter more text into a tweet by excluding usernames in replies and media attachments. (May 24, 2016)

Twitter Suspends Over 125,000 Accounts for Promoting Terrorist Acts
Twitter has suspended a large number of Twitter accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts. These acts were primarily related to ISIS. (February 5, 2016)

Billboard and Twitter Partner for Real-Time Music Charts
Billboard and Twitter have partnered for the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts. The first chart is the Trending 140. (May 27, 2014)

Twitter Shares Fall 10% as Lock-up Period Ends
Twitter shares are down 10% as lock-up period expires. The lock-up expiration frees about 470 million shares for trading. (May 6, 2014)

Twitter Acquires Gnip, a Social Data Provider
Twitter has acquired Gnip, a provider of social data. (April 15, 2014)

Ellen's Oscar Celebrity Selfie Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet
Ellen Degeners' Oscar celebrity selfie has become the most retweeted tweet of all time. (March 3, 2014)

Twitter Launches Two-Step Account Verification
Twitter has launched two-step verification for Twitter accounts. The two-factor authentication sends a six-digit code to the user's mobile phone. (May 22, 2013)

Stocks Plunge Briefly Following Fake Tweet From Hacked AP Twitter Account
Stocks plunged briefly and then recovered after a fake tweet from the AP Tiwtter account said there was an attack at the White House. (April 23, 2013)

Twitter Acquires Posterous
(March 12, 2012)

Sean Parker Joins Twitter
(October 3, 2011)

Twitter Turns Five Years Old
(March 21, 2011)