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German-based users see neo-Nazi Twitter account blocked

10/18/2012, Twitter has set up a block for a neo-Nazi account, preventing access to all and sundry. This particular block was put in place at the request of the German government. Basically, in plain English, this means that tweets on that neo-Nazi account will no...

Flies send tweets via Flytweet

10/17/2012, David Bowen must have quite the vivid imagination to come up with this rather nifty contraption that he calls the “Flytweet”. Basically, the Flytweet’s name gives the game away already, where it functions as a device which is capable of sending out...

Twitter security flaw allows for brute-force password discovery

10/01/2012, Here’s how the current security ecosystem works: benevolent or malevolent security experts find a vulnerability, the tech press covers it, users get upset, and the vulnerability is patched quickly. Today, a key Twitter vulnerability has been made...

Twitter users could be direct message malware victims

09/25/2012, According to some security analysts, suspicious direct messages from Twitter friends with links to Facebook that have started to make their rounds might not be all that simple, especially when there is the very real possibility of them being malicious...

Twitter CEO ignores developers’ anger over recent API changes

09/19/2012, Twitter recently made a whole host of changes to its API. Many of these changes have been meant to limit the access to its API, a move which has irked a lot of developers. The developer community took to the web to protest over the new changes which...

Twitter apps for iPad, iPhone and Android undergo major overhaul

09/18/2012, Social networks are increasingly positioning themselves to cater to the mobile audience in a better way. In a bid to do so, Twitter has now revamped its app for iPad with better design and looks as well as newer features. The new Twitter for iPad app...

Apple hacker becomes a part of Twitter security team

09/14/2012, With their millions of users, it is a tough task for social networks to keep their systems fool-proof against hacks and other vulnerabilities. Yet, the cleverest hackers nearly always find a way to go around it and somehow break into even the most secure...

Sony’s #TweetSinger app turns your tweets into songs

09/14/2012, Tweets are basically characters on our screen which can be further enhanced by uploading photos to accompany our tweets. However if you’re looking for a more novel way to tweet, perhaps in song, well Sony has announced their #TweetSinger online app....

Obama Speech Generates 52,757 Tweets Per Minute

09/07/2012, President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention has set a new record on the social media. During his speech, Twitter witnessed a massive number of tweets, officially declaring that it was an all-new record of the most tweets...

Indian government upset Twitter users by ban

08/23/2012, The Indian government has not gotten into the good books of its people in the past, and it seems as though the latest development is going to help it nudge towards that direction either. In fact, the government of the day faced a potential backlash of...