Twitter’s quarterly results were unexpectedly positive, but its plans point to ditching replies and moving to a Facebook-style curated feed. By Alex Hern
Reporting second-quarter results, Twitter claims 271 million monthly active users as sales double to $312.2m
The free chat app, which has taken the iTunes chart by storm, has the potential to be the pen pal scheme for the internet generation. By Hannah Jane Parkinson
Can the social network convince investors that the future's bright – or is the 'Twitter quitter' becoming a real headache?
Ben Cardew: Stories such as the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane show the importance of checking Twitter and YouTube content
Viral politics editor fired for 41 instances of plagiarism after Twitter users brought copying of phrases and sentences to light
Plus, Sony coughs up, old media attracts new, Twitter's disparity and leaked Xperia Z3. By Samuel Gibbs and Alex Hern
The Star Trek actor is unimpressed with Facebook's dedicated app for celebrity users, writing a five-chapter critical review on Tumblr. By Hannah Jane Parkinson
Talking about someone behind their back on Twitter is complex. What does it take to master the subtle art of the subtweet? By Hannah Jane Parkinson
Images of Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett and actor Erica Durance among those used in accounts to promote Beijing's line
A Twitter hashtag based on the film The Purge: Anarchy has become another example of revenge porn, with users posting explicit pictures of ex partners. By Hannah Jane Parkinson
The social network is attempting to attract more users to its private messaging functions as it steps up the war with Facebook’s chat app. By Samuel Gibbs
Dean Burnett: What if Twitter had been around at the time of famous scientists and scientific breakthroughs?
It was partly the media that let the vileness of Rolf Harris and Jimmy Savile go unremarked, but now Twitter can help us keep watch, says Lauren Laverne