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Results from The Twitter Blog for: July 2013

Twitter and synchrony

Events cause people to synchronize and act together. Here we look at three different causes of synchrony around the world: natural, routine and cultural.


Working to increase #transparency: Our latest report

A lot has happened in the data privacy space since the release of our last #transparency report back in January. As we’ve noted, we believe the open exchange of information can have a positive global impact.



The birth of a baby into a royal family has always generated global interest. It’s no different in our 24-hour news era. So when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced the birth of their first-born today


Your pass to Comic-Con

Twitter has long been a staple at conventions. You can keep up with speaking schedules, network with attendees, or live-tweet your thoughts during a keynote. But when that conference happens to be Comic-Con (#SDCC), Twitter suddenly fills with zombies, superheroes and dancing robots.


MLB's #ASG: All the stars, all the stats

Baseball is all about statistics: ERA, OPS, BABIP. So how about some Twitter stats from last night’s All Star Game? In total, there were over 1 million Tweets about the game, with a peak of 23,000 Tweets per minute for Mariano Rivera’s relief appearance.


New features for BlackBerry 10 app

The BlackBerry community has spoken, and we’ve listened: Today we’re releasing a feature-rich update for BlackBerry 10 that helps you connect more seamlessly to the people and topics you care about. And since BlackBerry users asked


This Week on Twitter - July 15

Wednesday, July 17; 9:00 p.m. ET Sports lovers can follow @ESPYs and #ESPYS for all-access coverage of ESPN’s one-night celebration of the best athletes and moments in sports. @ESPYs will provide behind-the-scenes photos and Vine videos of


Talking about Twitter in Spain

In the Spanish town of Jun, near Granada, Mayor José Antonio Rodríguez (@JoseantonioJun) makes local government more accessible and more accountable to its citizens through the use of Twitter.


Magna Carta … Holy Tweet

Normally, Jay-Z (@S_C_) isn’t the most prolific tweeter, but he recently emerged from his Twitter hiatus to connect personally with fans.


Direct message sync, mobile search improvements and more

People use Twitter to connect to the things and people they care about. Today, we’re making that even easier with a coordinated update for seven different apps: Android, iPhone, iPad, Mac,, and TweetDeck.