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How to keep the XSS TweetDeck bug from posting on your behalf

The XSS Hole in TweetDeck is more than a nuisance. If you're a user of the popular Twitter client, here's how to protect yourself, step by step.

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TweetDeck patches XSS vulnerability after rampant pop-up spam

Sign out of TweetDeck and clear your cache to apply the fix.

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Oh please no: Twitter experimenting with algorithms to surface 'important' tweets

Silly Twitter, that's what Facebook does. Here's why a publishing platform shouldn't act like a social network.

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How to mute annoying Twitter users, and why you’d want to

Twitter’s new mute function offers a way to ignore your annoying friends while still pretending you like them.

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Te gusta zapatos? Twitter lets advertisers target users by language

Marketers on Twitter can now target users based on their language.

Bot or Not? Researchers make an app to sniff out bots on Twitter

The app looks at public Twitter data to identify phony accounts.

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Amazon teams with Twitter to turn hashtags into shopping shortcuts

The e-retailer’s #AmazonCart initiative lets you buy stuff just by tweeting a hashtag.

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Twitter tests out mute feature, may soon let you silence annoying tweets

You may soon be able to silence that annoying sportsball chatter in your timeline from Twitter's mobile app if a screenshot making the rounds is any indication.

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Twitter's growth slump: First-quarter numbers tick up, but not enough

Does slow and steady win the race? Twitter isn’t breaking any records, but it is growing into a money-making business.

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Facebook tries to break the news with FB Newswire

The new tool will verify and surface news-related content on Facebook in real time