Posts Tagged ‘twitter’
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.
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.
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