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Results from The Twitter Blog for: September 2013

Rich photo experience now in embedded Tweets

Every day, publishers and journalists all over the world share the best of Twitter with their readers by embedding Tweets in their articles.

Perhaps not surprisingly, many of the most compelling Tweets include photos:


Twitter Alerts: Critical information when you need it most

Today, we’re launching Twitter Alerts, a new feature that brings us one step closer to helping users get important and accurate information from credible organizations during emergencies, natural disasters or moments when other communications services aren’t accessible.


Stay in the know

We’ve started rolling out a new notification that recommends interesting accounts and Tweets for you.

If you’re like me, you occasionally feel like you’re missing out on some of the day’s great Tweets, or that you’re the last to find out when someone awesome joins Twitter. We wanted to tackle that problem. With this new feature, you’ll receive personalized recommendations when multiple people in your network follow the same user or favorite or retweet the same Tweet.


Follow the #Emmys on Twitter and Vine

Twitter and Vine are your ticket to the Emmys this weekend.


Welcoming iOS 7

Today we’re introducing new versions of Twitter for iPhone and iPad for iOS 7, with a refreshed design that looks and works great on iOS 7. The update is also compatible with iOS 6 and iOS 5.

You can download this update from the App Store.


#RockInRio 2013

Tonight, an incredible lineup of artists will converge on one stage to kick off @RockInRio — the largest music festival in the world.

Now in its fifth year, the festival features performances from many of the world’s favorite entertainers. Even if you’re not in the crowd of 85,000 watching Brazil’s hottest show live, you can still rock out with the stars and fellow fans on Twitter.


Experiments @ Twitter

As we’ve talked about before, we’re constantly working to make it even easier to follow what you care about, connect with people and discover something new on Twitter.


Tonight on NBC: Your Tweets influence The Million Second Quiz

Watch @MillionSeconds on NBC and use Twitter to impact who wins.


Driving mobile advertising forward: welcoming MoPub to the Flock

We’re excited to announce that we’ve agreed to acquire MoPub, a mobile-focused advertising exchange. MoPub’s technology lets mobile application publishers manage their inventory and optimize multiple sources of advertising — direct ads, house ads, ad network, and real-time bidding through the MoPub Marketplace — in a single product. You can learn more about them on their site, along with their blog post about this announcement.




People from around the world joined Japan on Twitter to celebrate Tokyo’s winning bid for the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.