Posts Tagged ‘twitter’
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.
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on December 23, 2014 under Security
Sony has been all over the place as of late, what with getting hacked by North Korea, saying it ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 28, 2014 under Channel
It seems now that almost every news show, every radio show and indeed, every news site - ourselves included - solicits opinion from their readers, viewers and listeners via social networks like Facebo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 27, 2014 under Channel
As the world's second most well known and talked about social network, you would think Twitteer would have had the same storied history of privacy concerns that Facebook has. Traditionally however, i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 8, 2014 under General Tech, Security
Twitter has filed a lawsuit against the US government, alleging that its First Amendment rights to free speech are being violated by rules that prevent the company from disclosing the amount of nation... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 9, 2014 under Apps
Evidently fed up with driving sales to every corner of the web without being able to take much credit, Twitter has implemented a way to buy products directly through the social network, thereby scorin... more.
15 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 25, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Nintendo made an interesting decision lately, to add Mercedes Benz cars to its Mario Kart 8 racer via a free DLC pack, presumably though some sort of joint promotion. Clearly someone at Ubisoft thou... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 19, 2014 under Channel
Some of the most worrying stories when it comes to social networking over the past few years, have been when the police has seen it necessary to target individuals that have said certain things online... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 6, 2014 under Mobile
After a very successful two year stint providing the Internet with reliable leaks of mobile devices and ruining launch event surprises, EVLeaks, AKA Evan Blass, is retiring from his Twitter handle and... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 4, 2014 under Channel
Governments around the world have shown much more interest in gathering the details of Twitter users over the past six months, according to the social network. In a recent report, it announced that ye... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 12, 2014 under Security
A flaw in the TweetDeck plugin for the Chrome web browser saw over 80,000 twitter accounts automatically retweet a message yesterday, including big name ones like the BBC and one associated with the W... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 16, 2014 under Channel
People are nasty to each other when there's no real world repercussions, we know this from the last two decades + of internet usage, the growth of online gaming and the spread of social networking. Al... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 7, 2014 under General Tech
Amazon launched a new service yesterday called #AmazonCart, the online retailer is hoping that you'll be scrolling through Twitter, see an Amazon link and and want to buy the product on l... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 23, 2014 under Software & Gaming
An Ubisoft employee went ahead and teased a new Prince of Persia game on Twitter yesterday, however, following on from the tweet, Drew James, an Ubisoft Reflections Engineer, had his Twitter feed pul... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 21, 2014 under Channel
One of the cornerstones of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) case against file locker site MegaUpload and its founder, Kim Dotcom,... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 2, 2014 under Software & Gaming
EA has apologised for some April Fool's tweets that came from the Frostbite Engine Twitter account yesterday, branding them as "unnecessary" and "stupid. The Wii U taunting tweets have been deleted bu... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 28, 2014 under Channel
Kim Dotcom is an outspoken man, one quick glance at his Twitter or any of the news coverage he's had here at KitGuru will tell you that, but the courts in New Zealand don't like it and want him to sto... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 3, 2014 under Channel
This is the question Twitter is hoping you'll answer "yes," to in the coming months, as it plans to try and monetise its service to a much greater extent, by setting up an e-commerce platform within t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 24, 2013 under General Tech
Twitter Co-founder, Jack Dorsey, has just taken over from Judith L. Estrin, former Chief Technology Officer of Cisco Systems, on Disney's board of Directors. Estrin had to move aside as she had alrea... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on October 24, 2013 under Channel
While it's all well and good keeping up to date with foreign affairs using CNN, Al Jazeera or RT, but when it comes to Tweets, it's a little more useful if a global organisation gives you localised co... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 4, 2013 under Apps
If you've been on the Internet for long, you've probably picked up on the proliferation of online advertising. It's how websites and content creators earn money, making it an integral part of the ecos... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 5, 2013 under Channel
The past couple of weeks have been a bit tough for Twitter. While Facebook and other tech firms might be embroiled in privacy concerns, Twitter instead is being hit by criticism that it doesn't do eno... more.
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