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'Retweets equal laughs': Why comics can't get enough of Twitter

With a format tailor-made for one-liners, Twitter has become the world's biggest stand-up comedy club. TV comedy writers and an original "SNL" cast member tell Crave why the tweet's the thing.

By November 24, 2014

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By November 8, 2014

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For better privacy, change these iOS 8 settings

Before you sync your iCloud or reinstall your apps, you need to lock down your iPhone or iPad. Here are seven important tweaks (and more) you can set to bolster your privacy.

By September 30, 2014

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Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid pro-democracy protests

The Facebook-owned photo sharing app appears to be the latest victim of online censorship in China.

By September 28, 2014

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Twitpic to shut down, blames trademark battle with Twitter

Photo-sharing service's founder claims microblogging site threatened to cut off access to API if the startup did not abandon its trademark.

By September 4, 2014

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Twitter to delete images of deceased family members on request

Policy revamp comes a week after Robin Williams' daughter abandoned Twitter after gruesome images of her late father were sent to her on the social network.

By August 19, 2014

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Twitter to display tweets from accounts you don't follow -- like it or not

The move is designed to add variety to your timeline and introduce you to new accounts, but some users have already given it the thumb's down.

By August 20, 2014

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Twitter acquires Madbits for 'deep learning' skills

The microblogging platform snaps up Madbits, a startup focused on computer vision and dynamic search technology.

By July 30, 2014

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'Cloud Atlas' author publishes short story using Twitter

Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.

By July 20, 2014

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Twitter replaces CFO with former Goldman Sachs director

Current Chief Financial Officer Mike Gupta will assume a new role, while Anthony Noto, who helped lead Twitter's IPO, will become the new finance chief.

By July 1, 2014