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Jeep Twitter Account Hacked, Gets Logo Change

02/19/2013, It was just yesterday when we reported on Burger King’s official Twitter account being hacked early in the morning, and the pranksters there decided to tweet the entire world that the fast food chain was being bought over by McDonald’s. Well, a...

Twitter Helping Direct Marketing Lead Generation

02/19/2013, Twitter is in the process of testing a new advertising functionality through Twitter Cards. If successful, this may give direct marketers a process to generate leads directly from tweets. A tweet on twitter displays the functionality in action. Promoting...

Burger King’s Twitter Account Hacked By McDonald’s Lover

02/18/2013, It seems that the unthinkable has happened – Burger King being bought over by McDonald’s. Well, stranger things have happened in the past, and just in case you were wondering whether this story is true, it isn’t. You will still be able to get...

Pay With a Tweet, Thanks to Amex And Twitter

02/11/2013, American Express announced today their partnership to allow American Express card members to make purchases by tweeting. “You can turn a hashtag into more than just a conversation–you can turn it into a trigger that actually can spark...

Windows Phone Leader Uses Android, And Yes, He Should

02/11/2013, Microsoft’s Windows Phone Leader Joe Belfiore has unintentionally generated some drama over the week-end as he sent a Tweet from an Android smartphone on his way from Finland back to the USA. He was tweeting about a budget Nokia phone he just played...

Twitter Search Function Rummages Through Historic Tweets Now

02/07/2013, The Twitter blog saw the pen, or rather, keyboard (virtual or otherwise) of Twitter search infrastructure engineer Paul Burstein explain Twitter’s intention to assist users in getting “the best content” for their queries. Paul said,...

Twitter Hacked! 250,000 Accounts At Risk

02/01/2013, Twitter has confirmed that approximately 250,000 users are affected in the recent hack but denied that the hack is related to the outage yesterday. As security measure, Twitter did reset all affected passwords and revoked all session tokens from affected...

Twitter Outage Being Worked On

01/31/2013, For a social networking tool such as Twitter to experience an outage can be said to be an outrage for users, but to have the outage happen twice in a single month has been deemed as unacceptable to many. Apparently, there was another outage for the...

Apple Removes Vine

01/29/2013, It seems that the folks over at Apple has gotten the message – they have removed the Vine app from the Featured Apps section, which came along after the porn debacle. Just in case you were wondering what Vine is all about, this app allows users to...

Twitter Vine Does Porn

01/28/2013, You might have heard of Twitter Vine before, and if you haven’t, let us bring you the low down in a nutshell. Basically, Twitter’s Vine functions as an app which enables you to create (and of course, share – after all, that is what modern day...

Google+ Ranked 2nd Place Behind Facebook In Active Users Report

01/28/2013, In the world of social media, there’s no doubt Facebook is the absolute king of complete time wasters, which leaves a number of people interested in social media wondering what service follows Facebook. A new report published by Trendstream may...