Tag: Twitter

Hedi Slimane unleashes Twitter rant in response to Cathy Horyn

French designer Hedi Slimane has never been especially talkative in the media. The former creative director for Dior Homme and Yves Saint Laurent rarely opens up, and when he does, people listen. Last year, he gave a widely-read interview in which he talked about being bullied as a child and how that affected his designs,… Read More

How does Africa tweet?

Africans are tweeting more about politics, and Korean spam robots are taking over hashtags in some countries. This, and more, was revealed in the How Africa Tweets reports by Portland Communications. The annual report examines Twitter trends and hashtags in African countries often revealing surprising results. This year, the report examined 1.6 billion tweets and… Read More

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey boosts employee morale after big layoffs

Twitter's Twitter page

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, announced that he will be giving a third of his company stock to the employee equity pool. The shares are valued at around $200 million and make up about 1 percent of the company.   Dorsey tweeted that he made this decision because he wants to “reinvest directly in our people.”… Read More

City of Peoria owes Twitter user $125,000 after unjust arrest

Jon Daniel sits in court

Peoria, Illinois resident Jon Daniel was awarded $125,000 in a lawsuit against the city of Peoria, after being arrested for operating a parody Twitter account in the name of Mayor Jim Ardis.     In 2014, Daniel’s home was raided by police over his Twitter account, @Peoriamayor, claiming that he violated an Illinois law regarding… Read More

Twitter chat: GC4W & United Nations on engaging millenials in global development matters

TwitterChat: Engaging Millennials in International Development Matters

The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) in collaboration with World We Want 2015 and the UN Millennium Development Goals will host a Twitter Chat  entitled “engaging millenials in international development matters” tomorrow,  Wednesday July 8, from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. EST.   According to GC4W — one of the world’s biggest non-profit organizations… Read More

Daniel Ek told us how he really felt about Apple Music

The market for competing music streaming sites are becoming more cutthroat every day. Some have been ordered to cease and desist all services, and others have just folded due to unpopularity or lack of followers. The one company that still remains strong, and possibly holds the title as head honcho in the industry, is Spotify.  … Read More