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Youngin Shin / Twitter Engineering:
New Twitter search results   —  We just shipped a new version of the Twitter app with a brand new search experience that blends the most relevant content - Tweets, user accounts, images, news, related searches, and more - into a single stream of results.  This is a major shift …
Feb 6, 2013, 6:00 PMIn context
Twitter Engineering:
Improving Twitter search with real-time human computation   —  One of the magical things about Twitter is that it opens a window to the world in real-time.  An event happens, and seconds later, people share it across the planet.  —  Consider, for example, what happened when Flight 1549 crashed in the Hudson River:
Jan 8, 2013, 3:55 PMIn context
Moxie Marlinspike / Twitter Engineering:
Twitter and SMS Spoofing   —  Over the past two days, a few articles have been published about a potential problem concerning the ability to post false updates to another user's SMS-enabled Twitter account, and it has been misreported that US-based Twitter users are currently vulnerable to this type of attack.
Dec 4, 2012, 10:05 PMIn context
Mazen Rawashdeh / Twitter Engineering:
Bolstering our infrastructure   —  Last night, the world tuned in to Twitter to share the election results as U.S. voters chose a president and settled many other campaigns.  Throughout the day, people sent more than 31 million election-related Tweets (which contained certain key terms and relevant hashtags).
Nov 7, 2012, 3:05 PMIn context
Jimmy Lin / Twitter Engineering:
Studying rapidly evolving user interests   —  Twitter is an amazing real-time information dissemination platform.  We've seen events of historical importance such as the Arab Spring unfold via Tweets.  We even know that Twitter is faster than earthquakes!  However, can we more scientifically characterize …
Jun 4, 2012, 2:20 PMIn context
Dan Webb / Twitter Engineering:
Improving performance on twitter.com   —  To connect you to information in real time, it's important for Twitter to be fast.  That's why we've been reviewing our entire technology stack to optimize for speed.  —  When we shipped #NewTwitter in September 2010, we built it around …
May 29, 2012, 5:40 PMIn context
Twittereng / Twitter Engineering:
SpiderDuck: Twitter's Real-time URL Fetcher   —  Tweets often contain URLs or links to a variety of content on the web, including images, videos, news articles and blog posts.  SpiderDuck is a service at Twitter that fetches all URLs shared in Tweets in real-time, parses the downloaded content …
Nov 14, 2011, 7:05 PMIn context
Twittereng / Twitter Engineering:
Fast Core Animation UI for the Mac   —  Starting today, Twitter is offering TwUI as an open-source framework (https://github.com/twitter/ twui) for developing interfaces on the Mac.  —  Until now, there was not a simple and effective way to design interactive, hardware-accelerated interfaces on the Mac.
Jul 1, 2011, 2:25 PMIn context
Krishna Gade / Twitter Engineering:
Twitter Search is now 3x faster!!   —  In the spring of 2010, the search team at Twitter started to rewrite our search engine in order to serve our ever-growing traffic, improve the end-user latency and availability of our service, and enable rapid development of new search features.
Apr 6, 2011, 2:05 PMIn context
Mark Percival / Twitter Engineering:
Improving Browser Security with CSP   —  If you are using Firefox 4, you now have an extra layer of security when accessing mobile.twitter.com.  —  Over the past few weeks we've been testing a new security feature for our mobile site.  It is called a Content Security Policy, or CSP.
Mar 22, 2011, 1:25 PMIn context

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