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Social networking site Twitter has appointed former Google executive Omid Kordestani as its chairman, in hopes that he would support CEO Jack Dorsey to turn around the financially struggling company. Twitter on Wednesday named Kordestani as its executive chairman. The company’s CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted the decision, saying that Kordestani is a proven and experienced …
US President Barack Obama has invited a 14-year-old Muslim boy from Texas to the White House after he was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school. Police said it could have been mistaken for an explosive. The US president praised Ahmed Mohamed on Twitter late on Wednesday, after Ahmed’s story spread across the internet. …
Micro-blogging site updated rules for sending and receiving Direct Message four months ago
Short messaging service Twitter and the US National Football League have agreed on a longer content and advertising deal. It goes far beyond the contracts the two sides have shared so far. Twitter and the NFL on Monday announced a partnership accord, which they said would take previous cooperation contracts in 2013 and 2014 to …
The killing of a well-known wild lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist and amateur trophy hunter has spread rapidly on the Internet and sparked the public’s ire. But can this have any lasting impact? Cecil the lion is dead. When I first heard the news – on Tuesday – I thought: Another rare and …
Despite the problems facing the social media giant, Twitter has posted an unexpected jump in quarterly revenue. The company is still struggling to attract more users and is looking for a permanent CEO. San Francisco-based Twitter Inc. posted a revenue of $502 million (454.7 million euros) in the second quarter, an increase of 61 percent …
The series of ads under the theme of “man up” urges the male audience to look at women regardless their clothes
Facebook subscribers in Egypt account for more than 18 million users.
43% of Egypt’s social network users use smart phones to log into accounts
The hashtag ‘I will join ISIS’ is now trending on Twitter
Cooperation aims to prevent, investigate, and prosecute the use of the Internet to commit crimes
Turkish president has illusions of restoring the Ottoman Empire, says Egyptian foreign ministry
Internet use is high in Iran, partly because many young Iranians turn to it to bypass an official ban on Western cultural products, and Tehran occasionally filters popular websites such as Twitter and Facebook.
The scandal has played out with a spate of wiretaps and social media leaks implicating Erdogan in graft and exposing high-level security talks weighing military action in Syria.
Turkey’s 10 million Twitter users were banned Thursday from accessing the site after Erdogan vowed to “wipe out” the messaging service, which has been used by to publish damaging allegations against his government.
The president confirmed that the US-based social media giant had hired a lawyer in Turkey for negotiations with the authorities.
Industry Minister Fikri Isik said talks with Twitter were taking place and the ban would be lifted if the San Francisco-based firm appointed a representative in Turkey and agreed to block specific content when requested by Turkish courts.
New report states 98.8% of Egyptians have a working television in their house
Satellite network renews demands to free journalists after being served with formal charges
A growing number of naysayers warn that Twitter’s stock is greatly overpriced, and that even mediocre inaugural results could deflate its soaring valuation, now several times that of its closest social media peer, Facebook Inc.
Most importantly, this year’s stars, such as Facebook and Netflix, actually make money.
The one-to-many messaging service made the most hotly-anticipated stock market debut of the year in early November.
The Wall Street Journal, which reported the news earlier, cited people familiar with the deal as saying Apple paid over $200 million.
The company said it would offer 70 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange, generating $1.82 billion, and give underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 10.5 million shares of common stock.
The company will trade under the “TWTR” symbol on the New York Stock Exchange, breaking from the Nasdaq market used by a large number of tech companies.
Join the Twitter discussion on Saturday looking at the obstacles that face female breadwinners in Egypt
The partnership allows television viewers to tune in to a show or change channels directly from a tweet
The company added that the defendant has applied to register Pinterest as a trademark in China, along with fellow social networking sites Twitter, Foursquare, and photo-sharing site Instagram.
This suggests a market value of some $15bn for the initial public offering (IPO), PrivCo says, using a “conservative” pricing at 30 times its annual revenue.
Twitter earlier this year began to allow ads to be targeted at users based on the words written in tweets.