Apple has stripped Twitter's new Vine video sharing application of its App Store Editors' Choice designation following reports that users are uploading sexually explicit clips.
Less than a week after Twitter unveiled its new Vine video sharing application, users already are uploading sexually explicit clips, a trend that could incur the wrath of Twitter partner Apple.
Facebook is blocking Twitter's new Vine video sharing application from accessing its network, further escalating the rivalry between the two social media giants.
Twitter's new video sharing service experienced some problems during its launch on Thursday.
Twitter is poised to introduce Vine, a video sharing application optimized for Apple's iOS. Citing sources familiar with the project, AllThingsD reports the app could go live as soon as today--on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo tweeted a brief clip demonstrating Vine in action.
Twitter, which most people use as a quick-hit way to make a point or deliver news in a limited number of words, is bulking up with easy access to video, thanks to a collaboration with video streaming and monetization platform Ooyala, the two companies said in a press release.
Red Badger will remove its Birdsong Twitter application from Microsoft's Windows Phone Store, citing Twitter's effort to discourage rival clients as well the financial frustrations of the Windows Phone platform.
Cablevision is recruiting executives to help it use Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to promote its Optimum products and to respond to complaints from subscribers.
Twitter is shuffling its executive ranks, promoting Ali Rowghani from chief financial officer to chief operating officer and naming Mike Gupta to fill the vacated CFO seat. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo--who served as COO prior to taking over the top spot in Oct. 2010--confirmed the appointments Wednesday evening via tweet.
Twitter is rolling out new mobile photo editing features that effectively replace functionality lost after Facebook-owned image sharing service Instagram disabled all Twitter integration.