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Twitter opens analytics dashboard to the masses

Twitter began testing a new feature back in March that let select users see just how many people were reading their tweets. In hindsight, it seems Twitter was merely testing part of a larger overall project that debuted last month…

Twitter 'Buy Now' button temporarily appears in several tweets

Looks like shopping via tweets will soon be possible within the popular micro-blogging service after a new Buy Now button appeared on several tweets yesterday. Re/code was first to spot the button, but reported that nothing happened when it was clicked. A tipster told…

Twitter's Nielsen TV rating system goes live today

Twitter’s Nielsen TV Twitter Rating system is going live in the US today. The partnership was first announced in late 2012 and will see the ratings company create a metric that will measure a television program’s reach within Twitter. …

Syrian Internet outage persists, Speak2Tweet allows phone tweets

It appears Syria's recent and continued Internet outage has rekindled public interest in Google's Speak2Tweet service. Speak2Tweet allows individuals without Internet access to use Twitter by calling a voicemail system. The audio messages left behind are then made publicly available on…