Hands on with Twitter for iPhone

The new Twitter iPhone client announced Thursday is already live in the App Store, along with an updated Android client. Here’s a look at how the new Twitter for iPhone looks and works, and how it compares to the version it replaces.

Blaming the tools: Britain proposes a social-media ban

It seems totalitarian states like Egypt aren’t the only ones struggling with the impact of social media and the desire to muzzle services like Twitter and Facebook. Britain says it’s considering a ban on social media in the wake of the riots in London.

Tweet the heat: Twitter teams up with The Weather Channel

With temperatures reaching record highs, so do the number of heat-related tweets: Twitter sees up to two million weather tweets each day. The Weather Channel will now feature some of those tweets on air and on its website, thanks to an ambitious Twitter integration plan.