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Library of Congress

«Twitter has also grown exponentially in the years since the library started its collection. That year, 2010, about half a billion tweets were posted every two weeks. In November, that many were sent each day. The messages are now longer: The company recently doubled its limit for tweets to 280 from 140 characters. Such complications have plagued public access to the archive, too, which is limited while the library works to find a cost-effective and sustainable way to open the archive to the public».

Source : The Library of Congress No Longer Wants All the Tweets – The New York Times

twitter to 280 characters

«During the first few days of the test many people Tweeted the full 280 limit because it was new and novel, but soon after behavior normalized (more on this below). We saw when people needed to use more than 140 characters, they Tweeted more easily and more often. But importantly, people Tweeted below 140 most of the time and the brevity of Twitter remained».

Source : Tweeting Made Easier

RT and Twitter

«RT may no longer be a Twitter customer now, as the company made clear at the hearings, but not long ago it was a multimillion-dollar sales prospect».

Source : Twitter Offered Russian Television Network RT 15% Of Its Total Share Of US Elections Advertising

«As patterns of malicious activity evolve, we’re adapting to meet them head-on. On average, our automated systems catch more than 3.2 million suspicious accounts globally per week — more than double the amount we detected this time last year».

Source : Update: Russian Interference in 2016 US Election, Bots, & Misinformation

« Over the last months, I reported about 300 hate tweets. Twitter failed to delete most of them, so I sprayed them in front of their office ».

via Shahak Shapira

« La liberté d’expression s’arrête là où la loi pénale commence » – Heiko Maas.

Source : L’Allemagne instaure une amende record de 50 millions d’euros contre les propos haineux en ligne

Russian man visited Chinese click farm.They make fake ratings for mobile apps and things like this.He said they have 10,000 more phones.

« A chaque fois que vous verrez un tweet repris en capture d’écran au lieu d’être embedded, prenez-le avec des pincettes »

Source : Ne vous faites plus avoir : falsifier un tweet ne prend que quelques secondes – Tech – Numerama

« As the name suggests, « Find Friends » lets consumers quickly discover if any of their contacts are using the app too. But according to the users in the case, the app makers violated their privacy by failing to inform them that « Find Friends » would transfer user’s contact lists to company servers.The companies have fought the lawsuit for years, complaining in part that storing users’ contact lists on the server was necessary for the « Find Friends » tool to function. But U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar pushed back, saying the firms should have been more explicit about what they were doing ».

Source : Instagram, Twitter Could Pay Users $5.3 Million in Privacy Settlement | Fortune.com

« Je ne connais pas les critères exactes de ce tri algorithmique mais il me semble qu’il privilégie des comptes populaires ou certifiés, et des contenus déjà largement diffusés et participe à l’extinction de la conversation des lambda.Bref, hier soir, c’est comme si l’agora s’était vidée du peuple. Et c’est triste : j’ai l’impression que quelque chose est mort dans Twitter ». – Xavier de La Porte

Source : Hier soir, quelque chose est mort dans Twitter

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