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By Brahma Chellaney
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Twitter Inc.
After facing criticism for a lack of diversity, Twitter Inc. has hired the first woman to its board, just a month after it raised $2.09 billion in an initial public offering.
Twitter Inc.'s has set a price of $26 for its public stock offering and can begin trading Thursday, several media outlets have reported.
Twitter is the latest social network to go public, but recent history shows Silicon Valley and Wall Street don't always mix so well.
Twitter is going public. The short messaging service says it has filed confidential documents for an initial public offering of stock.
Online note-taking service Evernote Corp. has been hacked and is resetting all its 50 million users' passwords as a precaution.
Twitter on Friday agreed to hand over about three months' worth of tweets to a judge overseeing the criminal trial of an Occupy Wall Street protester, a case that has become a closely watched fight over how much access law enforcement agencies should have to material posted on social networks.
Twitter Inc. says it will appeal a court's ruling requiring the company to release an Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets.
Twitter must give a court about three months' worth of an Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets, a judge said in a ruling released Monday after the company fought prosecutors' demand for the messages.
Twitter must give a court almost three months' worth of an Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets, a judge said in a ruling released Monday after the company fought prosecutors' demand for the messages.
Facebook may have made social networking a worldwide cultural phenomenon, but it wasn't the first Internet company to connect people online. And it won't be the last. Here's a look at how social networking has evolved. Some companies have come and gone. Some are mere shells of their former selves. And others show promise, even as Facebook dominates the social Web.
An Occupy Wall Street protester can't stop prosecutors from getting his tweets, a judge has ruled in a clash over the bounds of privacy in an age of living publicly on social networks.
An Occupy Wall Street protester and prosecutors are tussling over his tweets, a clash that's raising legal issues of privacy in an age of living online.
A request for an injunction to stop Twitter users from alerting drivers to police roadblocks, radar traps and drunk-driving checkpoints could make Brazil the first country to take Twitter up on its plan to censor content at governments' requests.
In a Jan. 2 story about media mogul Rupert Murdoch's activities on Twitter, The Associated Press erroneously reported that his wife Wendi had joined the micro-blogging site under the name "wendi_deng." The San Francisco-based Twitter Inc. had initially marked the account as genuine, but later said it was a fake. In a statement Tuesday, Twitter said "the wendi_deng account was mistakenly verified for a short period of time. We apologize for the confusion this caused."
Twitter Inc. and Japan's biggest homegrown social networking site mixi Inc. joined forces Wednesday to strengthen their ground against a rapidly expanding Facebook.