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Tony La Russa sues Twitter over alleged fake tweets

The St. Louis Cardinals manager sues Twitter after discovering a page that made fun of drinken driving and two Cardinals pitchers who died.

By June 4, 2009


Getting a handle on celebrity Twitter IDs

While Twitter is clear about how celebrities can reclaim accounts in their name, average users have little they can do to grab inactive IDs. But there are steps you can take.

By February 23, 2010


Twitter to roll out 'Verified Accounts' this summer

On the company blog, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone says Tony La Russa lawsuit over fake tweets borders on "frivolous," but details plans to prevent such abuse of the service in the future.

By June 6, 2009


With Iran crisis, Twitter's youth is over

The microblogging service's prominence during the election crisis in Iran raises the question of whether a 2-year-old, pre-revenue start-up is really up to the task as a geopolitical power player.

By June 18, 2009