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Uganda Imposes Social Media Tax To ‘Stop Gossip’

06/01/2018, Social media can be used for good or bad. For example we’ve seen instances of how social media can help return a lost pet to its owner, but it can also be used for the bad where we’ve seen how social media can be used to bully others online, creating...

Twitter Will Add A Label To U.S. Election Candidates’ Profiles

05/24/2018, Twitter wants to make it easier for people to get in touch with election candidates in the United States and it wants to ensure that users are interacting with the real account. This is why Twitter has announced that it will start applying a new label to...


Official Twitter Apps For Android TV, Xbox, And Roku Discontinued

05/23/2018, Twitter has tried to put an app on almost all platforms in recent years but the company has recently been consolidating its official app lineup to support only those platforms where it sees a lot of engagement from these apps. As such, the company has...

Twitter Comes Up With A New Approach On Handling Trolls

05/15/2018, Trolls on the internet are a problem because sometimes they steer the conversation to somewhere else detract from the main point entirely. More often than not it is done to rile other people up for no good reason other than for fun. Twitter has been...

Twitter Asking Users To Change Passwords Following Unmasking Bug

05/03/2018, Online services obviously need a way to store the passwords of its users, but those saved passwords obviously need to be protected as well in case a hacker got to the list. Usually this kind of information is kept masked/encrypted, but unfortunately in...

Twitter Gets Live ESPN Shows In New Deal

04/30/2018, Twitter is adding more content to its streaming lineup today with the announcement of a new deal that it has inked with Disney. Both companies have struck a deal that’s going to bring a variety of live shows to the microblogging network. The deal...

Twitter Updates Timeline By Grouping News Links Together

04/29/2018, On Facebook when you have several friends/pages share a link, instead of seeing individual posts, sometimes you’d see the main link followed by grouped posts of the people that shared it. It is definitely less messy and less confusing than seeing...

Twitter Will No Longer Accept Ads From Russia’s Kaspersky Lab

04/22/2018, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, best known for its antivirus products, will no longer be able to run ads on Twitter, the micro-blogging network has confirmed. Twitter has decided to ban ads from Kaspersky Lab as the latter’s business model conflicts...

Facebook Reminds Users That Other Companies Harvest Their Data Too

04/17/2018, At the moment Facebook is under immense scrutiny following the data privacy scandal. The focus does seem to be pretty much all on Facebook at the moment, but the company would like to point out and remind users that they aren’t alone in gathering user...

Twitter Explains How They Combat Breaking News Hoaxes

04/08/2018, From time to time, news outlets post breaking news that reports news and incidents that have just happened or are happening. Unsurprisingly just like how there are fake regular news, there are also times when there are breaking news that turns out to be...

Twitter Reportedly Suspending Accounts For Old Tweets

04/08/2018, Twitter has certain policies in place that prevents users from posting certain things, such as threats, self-harm, and so on. However what’s interesting is that it seems that some users are getting suspended (temporarily) for old tweets that contained...