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Results from The Twitter Blog for: September 2012

More Tweets to discover


Last December, we introduced Discover to bring you essential information from the web. This May, we added stronger signals and a new design that made it more personal for you with better stories and Tweets from people you know.

Now we’re improving Discover again: when you visit the Discover tab on, you’ll see a continuous stream of Tweets, which automatically expand to show you the most relevant stories and most engaging photos.

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TechWomen and my experience at Twitter


TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in technology from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to leading companies in Silicon Valley. Twitter participated for the first time this year by connecting International Product Manager Laura Gómez with Essraa Abbas. Here are Essraa’s reflections on her experience. - Ed. Read more…

People you may know


Following the people you know makes Twitter a more personal way to discover essential information. That’s why we’re introducing a new email that makes it easier to connect with your friends, classmates and co-workers on Twitter.Read more…

NFL Week 3: #OnlyOnTwitter edition

A week of controversial @NFL ref action means a week of highly charged Twitter reaction: With a number of challenged calls, upsets, impossible plays and injuries, fans and players took to Twitter to tweet their frustration, encouragement, excitement — even condolences.

Last night during #MNF, Twitter conversation went into overdrive, when the Read more…

Fall TV: Must-See Tweets

There’s a lot to love about summer - but I usually find myself counting down the days until many of my favorites shows on TV return in the fall. Fortunately, Twitter makes that wait easier; all year long, I can connect with my favorite show and stars (and sometimes even the characters themselves). And now with fall premieres underway, TV and Twitter are better than ever. 

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A new lifeline in Japan


This week our Tokyo team launched Lifeline. It’s a new feature for Japanese users that helps people there find critical information when they need it most: during moments of crisis like natural disasters, or when other communications services are difficult to reach.Read more…

The Primetime Emmys: Tweeting Along

The best of the television world will come together this Sunday for the 64th Primetime Emmy® Awards (@PrimeTimeEmmys). While most fans will be watching from home, they can still play a part in the action by following their favorite stars and shows, and even tweeting the winners a note of congratulations. Fans should:Read more…

Best practices for journalists


Journalists and news publishers have long sought the best ways to create engagement on Twitter and make the most of every Tweet - and we want to help. We’ve created a set of best practices for journalists and newsrooms that can help you increase follower growth and engagement on Twitter, based on extensive research by our Platform and Analytics teams.Read more…

Twitter and sports converge during SI Tweet Week


Sports fans around the globe can flock to today as Sports Illustrated (@SINow) announced the

100 Most Influential Twitter Accounts in Sports.

The Twitter 100 List acts as a main component of Tweet Week,Read more…

NFL on Twitter: Week 2


Week 2 is in the books, and #NFL players are moving full steam ahead both on the field and on Twitter.  

As we did last week, we’ve recapped the most popular games on Twitter. The most tweeted-about were:Read more…