No, Paul McCartney and Jon Bon Jovi are not dead, they’re both alive and well, but somebody’s trying to kill them off in cyberspace via Twitter.
Twitter is buying blogging company Posterous, in a deal that seems targeted at the company's engineers, rather than its product, and could see Posterous Spaces closed down.
Your friends' tweets may be giving away more information about you than you realise, say sneaky computer scientists at the University of Rochester.
It might be time to start deleting those old tweets - because they're up for sale.
Twitter has just rolled out updates to its official mobile apps, and as part of the process has released a Kindle Fire-optimized version of its Android app.
Russia's leading search engine, Yandex, has teamed up with Twitter to offer the full firehose of public tweets worldwide.
If you know someone who has a Twitter account, chances are your contact info is on the site's servers, even if you've never been to Twitter.com.
I'm sure we all know people who just can't seem to put down their smartphone and stay off Twitter or Facebook for even a couple of hours at a time.
Technically the New York Giants won the big game over the weekend, but Twitter was kind of a winner as well.
A quarter? Seriously, only a quarter? But that's the proportion of tweets that Twitter users say are a waste of time.
Apparently the Department of Homeland Security has nothing better to do than to monitor what vacationing tourists post on Twitter.
The man at the head of the giant microblogging site says without Twitter, candidates will suffer.
Thailand has become the first country to publicly endorse Twitter's plans to censor tweets on a country-by-country basis, meaning that anybody wanting to insult the Royal Family had better get a move on.
The FBI is considering continuously monitoring all social media sites on a global basis, and is looking for help.
Twitter's announced that it can now selectively delete tweets in particular countries, allowing it to comply with individual censorship regimes while leaving offending tweets visible in the rest of the world.
Twitter has acquired web security firm Dasient, in a move which could make clicking on URLs in the social network a little safer.
A Canadian company called Summify has become the latest notch on Twitter's bedpost.
There has been an enormous explosion in the number of Chinese citizens who now have access to the Internet.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now "monitoring" a number of popular websites, including Facebook, Twitter, WikiLeaks, the HuffPo, Drudge, JihadWatch and Wired Danger Room.
Google's introduced one of its biggest-ever changes to search, tapping Google+ results to give more personal results in a move that some observers suggest may contravene US anti-trust legislation.