With hundreds of millions of tweets per day, it’s impossible to follow everything happening on Twitter. Every Friday, the Daily Dot rounds up notable Twitter news and stories from the past week—in 140 characters or less.

  • API rules effectively killed the free version of a Twitter app for Windows 8.

  • Twitter has a new board member and a new vice president of corporate finance and treasurer.

  • You can now share tweets by email and see more details in expanded tweets on Twitter’s iphone and Android apps.

  • There’s a greater emphasis on photos in an update to the search function on Twitter’s website.

  • Good news if you tweet something possibly illegal and you have few followers: You might escape the wrath of the law.

  • Those who wrongly linked a lord with child abuse reports were told to apologize or face lawsuits.

  • The handle @India apparently belongs to an Indian man living in China who enjoys sharing photos.

  • The race to save Spanish soccer club Real Oviedo drew strong support among Twitter users.

  • Indigenous Australians joked about their notions of identity after choice comments from a politician.

The week’s best new accounts: Hey, Bridget Jones is on Twitter! A little more seriously, director Bryan Singer started tweeting properly this week, while new Twitter board member Peter Chernin sent his first tweet.

Photo of the week: Lance Armstrong shared a slightly provocative photo of himself with his Tour de France yellow jerseys after he was stripped of his titles in those events. (@lancearmstrong)