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Twitter-like App for Healthcare Professionals: Interview Special

ScriptSave WellRX is disrupting the pharmaceutical industry by promoting price transparency with a free mobile app. Consumers rarely know what the "real" price is for their prescriptions. This now set to change and Dr. Marcus Sredzinski tells us how.

Disappointed by media, Turks follow US trial on Twitter

Istanbul - Left dissatisfied by the limited coverage in local media, Turks have taken to social networks to glean information on an explosive New York trial which is embarrassing Ankara.

Top French Socialist axed from party over anti-semitic tweet

Paris - A top official in France's Socialist Party was expelled on Tuesday days after tweeting an image with anti-Semitic overtones against President Emmanuel Macron.

Leading Socialist faces inquiry for anti-semitic Macron tweet

Paris - A top official in France's Socialist Party is facing a legal inquiry after tweeted an image with anti-Semitic overtones against President Emmanuel Macron, sources close to the inquiry said Monday.

Adding a signature to Twitter for the personal touch

To make Twitter more business friendly, as well as offering a general enhancement, the company lettrs, Inc has raised $3 million for an e-signature service for Twitter.

#MeAt14 campaign calls out Alabama politician on consent

Washington - As Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore defies calls to stand down over allegations he sought sex with a 14-year-old girl, women are taking to social media to share photos of themselves at that age, and raise the alarm over the issue of consent.

Moscow says Twitter to store user data in Russia

Moscow - Russia's telecoms watchdog said Wednesday that Twitter had agreed to store the personal data of Russian nationals on servers located in Russia by mid-2018 to avoid the prospect of a ban.

Trump jumps over China's 'Great Firewall' with first tweet

Bejing - US President Donald Trump broke through China's "Great Firewall" on Wednesday as he posted messages on Twitter during his visit to the country, which has banned the website.

Op-Ed: Now Trump tweets can be twice as long!

After what Twitter describes as a successful trial run with select users in September the company announced that it will be setting the maximum character limit at 280 characters double the 140 characters allowed now.

Twitter to double tweet limit to 280 characters

San Francisco - Twitter announced Tuesday it would double the limit for tweets to 280 characters, a bid to draw in more users and boost engagement at the social network.

Twitter steps up security after Trump account cut off

Washington - Twitter said it had boosted security measures Friday in response to a rogue employee's move cutting off Donald Trump's account, an 11-minute outage which drew mocking praise from the president's critics but also warnings of a dangerous precedent.

Outgoing Twitter worker responsible for Trump account outage

Washington - A Twitter employee on their last day with the firm was responsible for taking down Donald Trump's account, the firm said Thursday, as the president resumed tweeting after the 11-minute outage.

Twitter bars ads from Russia's RT, Sputnik

Washington - Twitter announced Thursday it was banning advertisements from Russia-based media outlets RT and Sputnik, in response to US intelligence findings that they sought to spread misinformation during the 2016 presidential election.

Twitter bars ads from Russia's RT, Sputnik

Washington - Twitter announced Thursday it was banning advertisements from Russia-based media outlets RT and Sputnik, in response to US intelligence findings that the groups sought to spread misinformation during the 2016 presidential elections.

Pope hits 40 million mark on Twitter

Vatican City - The pope has racked up 40 million followers on Twitter, the Vatican said on Wednesday, underlining the Catholic leader's status as one of the world's biggest social media players.

Op-Ed: White House response to Puerto Rico crisis is downright shameful

San Juan - San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said on Friday night, "We're dying here. We truly are dying here." President Trump was quick to respond, Tweeting some leaders in Puerto Rico "want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort."

Op-Ed: White House response to Puerto Rico crisis is downright shameful

San Juan - San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said on Friday night, "We're dying here. We truly are dying here." President Trump was quick to respond, Tweeting some leaders in Puerto Rico "want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort."

Mining 3.5 billion tweets confirms sunny weather makes us happier

The largest study of its kind has demonstrated that good weather makes people feel happier by analysing over three billion Facebook and Twitter posts made over a seven-year period. The volume of data assessed for the study far exceeds previous attempts.

Twitterverse atwitter over expanded tweet limit

Washington - Twitter's test of an expanded 280-character limit is aimed at luring new users, but some of the social network's passionate loyalists fear the change will strip it of its unique appeal.

Trump won't get expanded tweet space, for now

Washington - US President Donald Trump won't be part of the group testing the expanded character limit for messages on the Twitter the social network.

Twitter aims to boost appeal with new 280-character tweet limit

San Francisco - Twitter is testing allowing tweets to be expanded to 280 characters -- double the existing limit -- in the latest effort to boost flagging growth at the social network.

Twitter touts victories in war on extremist content

San Francisco - Twitter on Tuesday touted victories in the battle against tweets promoting extremist violence, saying it has been vanquishing those kinds of accounts before governments even ask.

Online social life is a poor predictor of reality

Warwick - Social media platforms like Twitter are poor predictors of how people respond and feel in real-life, according to new research. Social media analytics have some way to go before they approach accuracy; something which affects marketing.

After 20 years, Cassini spacecraft to make ultimate sacrifice

On Sept. 15, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will complete its remarkable story of exploration with an intentional plunge into Saturn's atmosphere, ending its mission after nearly 20 years in space.

Using Twitter for big data analytics to analyze disasters

There are 500 million tweets sent every single day. Can some of this data be put to good use, such as aiding communities in responding to a disaster? Researchers think so.

Twitter tests $99 subscription to automatically boost your tweets

Twitter is testing a new monthly subscription that automatically promotes the tweets of members. The company is looking for new ways to increase revenue and user engagement as its platform becomes increasingly stagnant and fails to continue its growth.

Governments need to realize the potential of social media

London - A new report has concluded that governments around the world need to embrace social media. The report calls out the U.K. government as an example of a leading innovator in online communication.

Twitter will put up with abusive Trump tweets for now

Washington - Some Trump critics claim that some of his tweets breach Twitter's rules of use. But it appears that the company will not close Trump's account even though Twitter has been cracking down on users it feels have violated its terms of service.

Twitter shares collapse as social network's growth lies flat

Twitter's shares have fallen to their lowest value in nine months on the news the social network hasn't gained users during the second quarter of the year. Analysts are losing their optimism in the social network as it fails to remedy its growth problem.

US tech giants join forces against terror content

San Francisco - Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube announced Monday the launch of an anti-terror partnership aimed at thwarting the spread of extremist content online.
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