Twitter Acquires Posterous
Twitter today announced that it has acquired Posterous for an undisclosed sum. Twitter said that Posterous Spaces will remain up and running for now. The company said it will notify users ahead of any potential changes. In the mean time, Posterous' engineers and product managers will be added to its team.
Twitter to Make It Easier to Read About Places and Things
Twitter is testing new ways to surface content about locations and products that might interest users. First, it is experimenting with a feature called Place and Product pages.
Twitter Rolls Out Polling Feature to Android and iOS Apps
Twitter today said anyone will be able to create polls from their mobile device thanks to an update rolling out this week. Twitter says users can create two-choice polls right from the Tweet composition box.
Twitter Takes More Steps to Curb Abuse
Twitter today added several new tools that users can employ to improve their experience on the social network. To start, Twitter is more aggressively identifying and hiding abusive and low-quality replies.
Twitter to Acquire Twitpic, Keep Photos Alive for Now
Twitpic today announced that Twitter has agreed to take over the Twitpic domain and photo archive. Had Twitter not scooped up Twitpic's assets, the photo-sharing tool would have shut down entirely.
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