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Twitter To Suspend Accounts Of Those Sharing Beheading Videos

08/20/2014, Thanks to social media, we can easily share all sorts of photos and videos, ranging from humorous, to thoughtful, to bizarre, and to disgusting. For the most part, offensive material tends to be pulled by moderators, but it seems that Twitter is taking an...

Twitter May Remove Deceased’s Images And Videos Upon Request

08/20/2014, Many of us have a social media account these days, but have we really made the relevant provisions to handle our account after we are nothing but dust and ashes? Perhaps some of us do have the blessing to more or less know when we are about to call it a...

Twitter Experiment With Favorites Turned Into Retweets

08/17/2014, Companies do get their customers flustered at times when they pull of an unpopular move, and it is Twitter’s turn this time around. It seems that Twitter’s most recent platform experiment has raised the ire of its users, where tweets on your timeline...

Promoted Video On Twitter Arrives

08/13/2014, It was not too long ago that a new Twitter Video Card started to be tested, where it will help streamline video playback as well as deliver a one-tap viewing experience for Twitter users’ timelines – at least for those who are not bots, that is....

Twitter Counts 23 Million Bots Among Its Users

08/12/2014, Last month when Twitter hinted that it has a bit of a bot problem many of us wondered exactly what the numbers were on this. Today we get a much more clear picture of this problem thanks to a filing that Twitter has made with the Security & Exchange...

Sad Tweets Will Show Tweets By You That Did Not Quite Make It

08/05/2014, We’re sure there’s a point when you tweeted something you thought was hilarious or meaningful, only to have it “fail” in the sense that there are no favorites or retweets about what you just said. It’s hard to explain but that’s just the way...

Twitter Acquires Password Manager Startup Mitro

08/01/2014, Companies purchase other companies all the time. Sometimes it’s because they just want to get rid of the competition, and sometimes it’s because they want the company and the product that they’re selling, and sometimes because the other company...

Twitter Acquires Madbits

07/30/2014, Have you ever heard about Madbits before? If you haven’t, chances are you will hear more about this particular company in the days to come, since this startup that was founded by Clément Farabet and Louis-Alexandre Etezad-Heydari will be acquired by...

Law Rules That Internet Companies Stash Data Within Russia

07/23/2014, It seems that plenty of spotlight is being shone on Russia in recent months, ranging from the standoff in Ukraine as well as the shooting down of commercial airline MH17 by pro-Russian rebels. Well, this time around, a new amendment has been discussed and...

Man Booted From Plane After Tweeting About Rude Gate Agent

07/23/2014, Due to the fact that our tweets are public (most of the time), minding what you say can sometimes save you from embarrassment, criticism, and in this case, from being ejected from a plane and refused boarding. That is what happen to a certain Duff Watson...

Twitter Will Make It Easier To Access And Delete DMs

07/20/2014, Direct Message or DM is an integral part of the Twitter experience. If you are on Twitter chances are that you might have sent a DM once or twice and you may have also noticed that its not that easy to delete DMs. Twitter is available across a variety of...

World Cup Final Broke Social Media Records

07/14/2014, In the final few minutes of extra time yesterday Germany scored a goal to defeat Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It goes without saying that there was significant buzz about the final match on social media, particularly the two biggest networks,...

Girl Sent Nude Selfie To Dad By Accident

07/09/2014, Sending selfies seem to be all the rage these days, so much so that Sony Mobile has even launched the world’s first selfie smartphone, the Xperia C3. Unfortunately, sometimes the fingers move faster than the brain, as in the case of Nyjah from the US...

Germany Victory Over Brazil Sets New Twitter Record

07/08/2014, If you’re England and you go crashing out of the World Cup at the semi-finals stage on your home ground, then it would be considered as an unprecedented success. However, in the spiritual home of football, the Seleção are supposed to win the World Cup...