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United Airlines Bans Researcher From Flying Due To “Joke Tweet”

04/20/2015, 9/11 has changed the way we travel on airlines, that is for sure, with enhanced security checks and the ilk. Having said that, it is also highly imperative that we passengers make sure that we do not end up saying some silly things before flight at the...

Twitter Direct Message Feature Upgraded

04/20/2015, Twitter, the micro blogging site that has its fair share of users, including on astronaut who recently paid homage to Star Trek by snapping a selfie and tweeting about it, all decked out in a Trekkie uniform while she was floating around in the...

Twitter Brings Star Wars Emoji

04/16/2015, Star Wars fans who use Twitter have something amazing to look forward to today. The microblogging network just announced that it’s bringing Star Wars emoji to the service. It has taken this step in anticipation of the theatrical release of Star...

Meerkat Beats Twitter’s Periscope To Android Launch

04/16/2015, A couple of weeks ago, Twitter launched their Meerkat competitor in the form of Periscope, but just like Meerkat, Periscope was only available on iOS devices but a version for Android was promised to be coming soon. However it looks like Meerkat has since...

Periscope Used To Live Stream Game Of Thrones, HBO Not Happy

04/14/2015, Periscope is an app that was launched by Twitter not too long ago. The idea of the app is simple – basically it’s like a mobile version of Twitch where users can broadcast a live video stream of themselves from their mobile devices, making it a...

Quote Tweet Introduced For Android

04/14/2015, If you are an Android user, then chances are you are still waiting for Periscope to appear – although that might still take some time so a fair bit of waiting is still required. Well, one might be pleased to know that the Quote Tweet feature for...

Google Reportedly Mulling Buying Twitter

04/07/2015, The market has taken note of chatter this morning pertaining to a possible acquisition of Twitter. The microblogging network’s shares are up some 3.5 percent today as rumors circulate that it is fending off takeover bids from some major companies....

Turkey Intends To Prevent Hostage Image From Spreading Online

04/06/2015, There are no borders on the Internet, and over here in cyberspace, walls and fences come tumbling down, and it would also require a very different kind of surveillance in order to keep track of things. In fact, a Turkish court has issued an order to...

Periscope For Android Coming Soon

04/05/2015, Last week Twitter launched the Periscope app which was the company’s answer to Meerkat. However the app was only available on iOS devices which had many wondering if Twitter would be releasing it for Android, or if it might be an iOS exclusive. It turns...

Periscope Updated With Enhanced Location Privacy

04/02/2015, Just last week Twitter launched Periscope, an app that would allow mobile users to create live video streams in which other users could tune into. The app was meant to compete with Meerkat and for the most part it looks like Twitter did a good job, but...

Twitter Launches Periscope, Live Video Streaming App For iOS

03/26/2015, On social media websites like Facebook or Twitter, users can tweet and post their statuses live and update them as they go along. This is great if you’re following a particular user for a particular reason, like news, updates on events, covering of a...

Twitter Testing Autoplaying Videos On iOS Devices

03/23/2015, Could autoplaying a video result in the user actually watching it? That’s the question Twitter is trying to answer as the company has recently begun testing the autoplaying of videos in its feed for users on iOS devices. This was confirmed by a Twitter...

Twitter Helps Verified Users Stave Off Internet Trolls

03/23/2015, Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or even forums and websites all have trolls on them in some way or the other. Keeping them away can be pretty difficult since it would be easy to just create a new account. However it looks like if...

Twitter Testing A Browser In Its App

03/05/2015, If you tap on a link in a tweet right now, in Twitter’s official mobile app, you will be taken to the default browser of your smartphone. It can be a pain to switch back and forth between apps if you’re quickly trying to catch up on Twitter...