Are you part of the @ravens’ lively #RavensNation, or are you on joining the ride for the @49ers’ #questforsix? Or maybe you’re more excited about the halftime show and the commercials? Whatever is bringing you to the TV on Sunday, you’ll find unprecedented access, entertainment, and team spirit on Twitter.
The beginning of a new term in Washington marks changes in many of the government’s highest offices. Yesterday was noteworthy at the US Department of State, as outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held her last Town Hall, and Senator John Kerry was confirmed as the new Secretary. Of course, both occasions played out on Twitter.
Last July we released our first Twitter Transparency Report (#TTR), publishing six months of data detailing the volume of government requests we receive for user information, government requests to withhold content, and Digital Millennium Copyright Act-related complaints from copyright holders.
Monday, Jan. 28
In honor of the 2014 World Cup, which is 500 days away, international soccer superstar Pelé (@Pele) will be hosting a “500 days away” Twitter celebration. Pelé, along with other sports influencers, will be taking questions and tweeting to fans throughout the day.
Today, we’re introducing Vine: a mobile service that lets you capture and share short looping videos. Like Tweets, the brevity of videos on Vine (6 seconds or less) inspires creativity. Now that you can easily capture motion and sound, we look forward to seeing what you create.
Tweets from yesterday’s Presidential Inauguration offer a glimpse into the pageantry that swept D.C. Whether they were dignitaries seated onstage or citizens lining the streets, plenty of people shared pictures that captured the spirit of the day.
Tweets bring you closer to what’s happening around the world, from breaking news to global conversations. With embedded Tweets, you can see and interact with Tweets across the web. We often embed Tweets here on our blog to highlight great Tweets, photos and other content shared on Twitter; you can embed any Tweet on your website too.
Today, we’re introducing several enhancements that make embedded Tweets more engaging, useful and fast:
Twelve teams are down to two as the @49ers and @Ravens punched their tickets to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans.
For three weekends, NFC and AFC playoff teams faced off to battle for their conference championship titles, and as they did, fans flocked to Twitter to support their teams and get closer to the action.
Tuesday, Jan. 22; 10-11 p.m. EST
After much clamoring from fans, Lauren Graham – the star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood – has joined Twitter as @TheLaurenGraham. She will be live-tweeting the season finale of @NBCParenthood on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 10-11pm EST, providing behind the scenes commentary and chatting with fans about one of TV’s most popular shows. Till then, use #AskLauren to tweet her questions, which she’ll answer during the finale.