Posts Tagged ‘twitter’
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 27, 2016 under Channel
Disney may add Twitter to its list of acquisitions in recent years, joining the likes of Marvel and Star Wars, though if it did buy the social network, it would be a substantial purchase. Valued curre... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 26, 2016 under Channel
Twitter may be in talks with a number of technology firms to see if it would be viable to sell off its entire social media platform. Although unconfirmed, Twitter has struggled with monetisation over ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 14, 2016 under Channel
Facebook looked pretty unprofessional when earlier this year it fired its entire news curation staff, only to have the algorithm that replaced them promote fake news within 24 hours. To stop that happ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 24, 2016 under Channel
Kim Dotcom's extradition appeal with the New Zealand High Court isn't far off now, with a planned six weeks set aside for the hearing. Because of international interest in it, Dotcom has requested it ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 18, 2016 under Channel
When it comes to pointing fingers and entertaining their fan bases online, Kim Dotcom and John McAfee are two of the best at it, but now there's a problem between them. Whether you are on their side i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 19, 2016 under General Tech
There are many high-profile people with huge followings on Twitter with the power to start trends and change the opinions of many. Sometimes, verified users will put out tweets that many will see ins... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 1, 2016 under Security
Brendan Iribe, the CEO of Oculus VR, has become the latest technology executive to have his social media accounts hacked, with a particular individual claiming responsibility for it on Twitter, announ... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 29, 2016 under Channel
The United States border control could begin asking visitors who plan to stay up to 90s days, about their social media activity. Although the proposed changes to visa screening would be optional if br... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 21, 2016 under Software & Gaming
Twitter might have helped push the livestreaming model forward with its Periscope platform, but it's brought us more vertical, shaky video than perhaps any source gone before. That may change in the f... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 17, 2016 under Channel
One of the reasons link shorteners became so popular was because Twitter has always restricted everything you put in a Tweet to those 140 characters, but not any more. Moving forward, Twitter is set t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 10, 2016 under Channel
Most companies strictly control the data that they put out there into the world and that includes what goes to intelligence and law enforcement agencies, especially if they don't have a warrant. Twitt... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 24, 2016 under Development
It turns out that even if you're a robotic teen girl, you can be just as susceptible to falling in with the wrong crowd, as Microsoft found when it launched its learning AI, Tay, on Twitter. Designed ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 11, 2016 under Channel
The future of the Twitter social networking service is being called into question after it reported a lack of user growth throughout the fourth quarter of 2015. It also reported a loss of nearly $100 ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 22, 2016 under Security
As much as you have to applaud anyone for taking digital security seriously enough to attend a conference about it, you have to wonder how much they're taking in when they willingly give away their Tw... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 6, 2016 under Channel
Twitter may be set to bring an end to its most iconic feature: the ability to type no more than 140 characters in a tweet. The number is synonymous with the service, but according to various sources t... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 18, 2015 under Security
In the wake of the Paris attacks last week, Hacktivist movement Anonymous recently announced its intention to go after so-called Islamist State militants and recruiters on Twitter. So far it seems to ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 30, 2015 under Channel
As much as Edward Snowden has been a popular public figure over the past couple of years after he revealed the depths of intelligence agency spying in America and around the world, he's had to live in... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 24, 2015 under General Tech
Twitter has gone ahead and shut down a network of sites that were dedicated to preserving and archiving deleted tweets from politicians. The network was run by the Open State Foundation, which has rev... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 14, 2015 under General Tech
As much as electric cars have yet to take the world by storm, they are an exciting niche in what the future of travel may be. Which is why it's interesting to see how Tesla puts its cars together. Aft... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 13, 2015 under Channel
140 characters is all you get with Twitter, which is why some resort to third party services if they want to communicate something longer form on the platform. However now at least users can send long... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 19, 2015 under Channel
Despite having an active user base of over 300 million people, Twitter has struggled to monetise quite like other social network giants like Facebook and it's shed many millions of users over the yea... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 29, 2015 under Channel, General Tech
With the amount people use them, you would think owning a social network would be like a license to print money. While that might be the case for some, it isn't for Twitter, which has always struggled... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 22, 2015 under Channel
The micro-social networking site, Twitter, has often been criticised for its lack of oversight when it comes to trolls and abusive message senders on its service. However that may soon change, as it's... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 20, 2015 under General Tech
Twitter is introducing a new feature that will allow non-followers to send direct messages to accounts. Fortunately, the system is optional and won't be forced on anyone, as right now, two Twitter use... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 3, 2015 under Channel
To help crack down on nuisance and menacing individuals on Twitter, the social network has enacted a new policy whereby US visitors attempting to set up new accounts via the Tor anonymising browser so... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 10, 2015 under Security
The hacktivist movement Anonymous has made good on its promises to target those associated with the violent extremist organisation, ISIS, by taking over and knocking out hundreds of websites and socia... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 4, 2015 under Channel
Twitter, unlike its main social networking rival, Facebook, has always had a bit of a problem with monetisation. The users have always been there and the platform produces a lot of 'content,' but figu... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 27, 2015 under Software & Gaming
The latest patch for World of Warcraft adds more than just Twitter integration to the game, players can now also access the S.E.L.F.I.E camera, which does exactly what you would assume it does- take s... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 24, 2015 under Online, Software & Gaming
Translations of tweets between over 40 different language pairs is now available to twitter users. In the same way as Facebook translations, Twitter is teaming up with Bing to provide these translati... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 1, 2015 under Channel
Britain's favourite hate figure and Sun columnist, Katie Hopkins, is once again under fire for comments made on Twitter. This time around though she's garnered police attention after over 7,000 people... more.
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