By the tip of the ceremony it had been retweeted over 2 million occasions; less than 24 hours later, it had been retweeted over 2.8 million occasions. As of 18 March 2014[update], it has been retweeted over three.four million occasions.
On May 10, 2019, Twitter introduced that they suspended 166,513 accounts for promoting terrorism in the July–December 2018 interval, stating there was a gradual decrease in terrorist teams making an attempt to make use of the platform owing to its “zero-tolerance coverage enforcement”. According to Vijaya Gadde, Legal, Policy and Trust and Safety Lead at Twitter, there was a discount of 19% terror related tweets from the previous reporting interval (January–June 2018). Twitter suspended multiple parody accounts that satirized Russian politics in May 2016, sparking protests and elevating questions on where the company stands on freedom of speech. Following public outcry, Twitter restored the accounts the subsequent day without explaining why the accounts had been suspended. The same day, Twitter, along with Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, jointly agreed to a European Union code of conduct obligating them to review “[the] majority of valid notifications for removing of unlawful hate speech” posted on their companies inside 24 hours.
Twitter released Vine as a standalone app that enables users to create and share six-second looping video clips on January 24, 2013. Vine movies shared on Twitter are seen instantly in customers’ Twitter feeds. Due to an inflow of inappropriate content, it is now rated 17+ in Apple’s[needs update] app retailer. On December 18, 2012, Twitter announced it had surpassed 200 million month-to-month lively customers. From September by way of October 2010, the company started rolling out “New Twitter”, a wholly revamped version of twitter.com.
On April 18, 2013, Twitter launched a music app known as Twitter Music for the iPhone. On August 28, 2013, Twitter acquired Trendrr, adopted by the acquisition of MoPub on September 9, 2013.
Time magazine acknowledged its growing level of affect in its 2010 Time 100; to find out the affect of individuals, it used a formulation based on well-known social networking sites, Twitter and Facebook. The listing ranges from Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey to Lady Gaga and Ashton Kutcher.
In July 2014, Twitter announced that it meant to purchase a young firm known as CardSpring for an undisclosed sum. CardSpring enabled retailers to supply online shoppers coupons that they may mechanically sync to their bank cards so as to receive discounts after they shopped in bodily shops.