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Indonesian Government Wants To Ban All “Gay” Emojis

02/12/2016, In the recent years, social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, along with messaging apps like WhatsApp, LINE, and etc. have grown to become more inclusive and thoughtful about people from different backgrounds and sexual preferences. For example...

Machine Turns Your Tweets Into Cocktails

02/10/2016, There is more to creating a cocktail than just mixing various beverages together. One needs to think about how much of one particular beverage to pour, what kind of beverages compliment each other, and so on. That being said, what if you could create...

Twitter Tweaks The Timeline Experience

02/10/2016, It was reported last week that Twitter will soon introduce an algorithmic timeline which will no longer show tweets in reverse chronological order, essentially changing the entire experience that millions have come to love. Twitter CEO responded to that...

Twitter CEO Responds To Timeline Controversy

02/07/2016, Earlier this week it was reported that Twitter will soon make a significant change to timelines that will actually make the microblogging network feel more like Facebook. It was reported that Twitter will launch an algorithmic timeline which will put...

Twitter Reportedly Introducing A New Algorithmic Timeline

02/05/2016, Earlier we reported that Facebook was planning on introducing a new News Feed in which it would be based on a new algorithm that determines what people want to see. This means that despite you subscribing to a bunch of pages, Facebook will determine which...

Twitter Has Suspended 125,000 ISIS-Related Accounts

02/05/2016, In this modern day and age, warfare does not only involve troops on the ground, but off it as well. Other than the conventional battlefield that we see out there, there is the virtual battlefield – and this is where ideas go up against one another...

Twitter Testing GIF Button On Its Mobile App

02/04/2016, Ever wanted to share GIFs directly from the Twitter app onto your feed? Turns out you could soon be doing that. According to a report from TechCrunch, it seems that some Twitter users are spotting a new GIF button on the Twitter app, which you can see in...

Twitter Opens Up Trending Tweets For Non-Users In 23 Countries

02/02/2016, Twitter decided to make trending tweets more accessible last year by allowing any and all visitors to view them on the twitter.com homepage regardless of whether or not they were a regular user with an account. This helped position the service as a 24/7...

Researchers Want To Teach Computers To Detect Sarcasm

01/22/2016, Sarcasm when done in real-life can be pretty obvious as it is often accompanied by eye-rolling, the tone of voice, and body language to indicate that what was said wasn’t said in seriousness. Unfortunately sarcasm online doesn’t translate too well. In...

Weibo Increases Character Limit

01/21/2016, You might have mastered the art of getting the message across Twitter despite of the 140 character limit, but sometimes 140 characters are simply not adequate to get the job done. Having said that, it seems that Weibo, which is Twitter’s equivalent over...

Twitter Bot Churns Out Works Of Art

01/19/2016, We all know that robots are here to stay, where in fact it was reported earlier this morning that robots could jolly well take over 5 million jobs worldwide by the time 2020 arrives – now that is not too much when you think of how there will be more...

Twitter Experienced Major Interruption

01/19/2016, For those of you who happen to rely a whole lot on Twitter in terms of your communication and social media work, then chances are you would have experienced what was described as a “major interruption” earlier today – and this particular...

Widow Sues Twitter For Giving ISIS A Voice

01/15/2016, Twitter’s platform can be used by anybody, just as long as you play nicely within Twitter’s rules, the social network has no reason to not allow you onto it. However some have begged to disagree, such as this widow of an American killed in Jordan from...

Twitter Will Now Integrate Periscope Broadcasts In Its Timeline

01/12/2016, If you’re tired with being greeted by a huge wall of text when you browse Twitter, you will be pleased to learn that Twitter will be jazzing things up by integrating Periscope feeds into its timeline. For those unfamiliar, Periscope is an app that lets...