Monday, April 1, 2013 | By Twitter (@twitter) [04:02 UTC]
Starting today, we are shifting to a two-tiered service: Everyone can use our basic service, Twttr, but you only get consonants. For five dollars a month, you can use our premium “Twitter” service which also includes vowels.
Monday, Mar. 25; 8:00 p.m. ET / PT
“Dancing with the Stars” (@DancingABC) viewers can cast their vote via Twitter for which couple will enjoy an encore dance. Tune in Tuesday night to find out who won.
Tuesday, Mar. 19 - Apr. 8; check local listings
NCAA (@NCAA) March Madness kicks off this week. For instant replays, updates and the latest throughout the tourney, be sure to follow @MarchMadness, @MarchMadnessTV and @HoopsonCBS. Tweet along during all 67 games with the hashtag #MarchMadness.
Today, we are releasing Twitter for Windows 8, a new app that makes it easier than ever to share and discover content on Windows 8 devices. In addition to familiar Twitter features, including the Home, Connect, Discover, and Me tabs, this app introduces new functionality that takes advantage of unique Windows 8 features.
While thousands of people gathered at St. Peter’s Square to celebrate the announcement of Pope Francis, the rest of the world came together on Twitter. As speculation about the new pope swirled about, much like the white smoke from the chimney at the Sistine Chapel, people across the globe tweeted with anticipation. After 45 minutes of post-smoke waiting, the new @Pontifex was announced.
In a modern-day “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” moment, Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul), R-Kentucky, stood on the Senate floor for almost 13 hours yesterday. He was using the filibuster to debate the Obama Administration’s drone policy prior to a vote on the White House’s nomination for CIA director.
Monday, Mar. 4-10
In honor of National Poetry Month, the New York Public Library is hosting a National Poetry Contest on Twitter. Aspiring poets are encouraged to submit three poetic Tweets about libraries, books, reading or New York City. Learn more and register online, here.
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