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Twitter more addictive than smoking and alcohol?

02/07/2012, What is your favorite vice? Drinking? Taking a long drag from your favorite cigarette? How about being more ‘hip’ – by being addicted to Twitter? Researchers who made an attempt at measuring just how folks resist their desires claim that...

Super Bowl XLVI is America’s most tweeted sporting event to date

02/05/2012, So the Giants are celebrating right now with their Championship rings, and for those who have not yet gotten enough about the Super Bowl, here is a little bit of trivia that you can memorize to impress your grandkids when you are all wrinkled up down the...

Tworse Key lets you tweet in Morse code

02/02/2012, If tweeting from your phone or computer using a keyboard or voice is getting too boring for you, you might want to check out an alternative way of inputting your thoughts i.e. via Morse code. Some folks have hacked together a telegraph key together with...

Facebook and Twitter to end up as BBM apps in next update?

01/31/2012, When the BlackBerry was first released all those years ago, it opened up a whole new window of mobile communication, and with the arrival of BlackBerry Messenger 6 at the end of July 2011, we saw other apps being integrated and offered BBM connectivity to...

Tweets prevent two British tourists from entering the US

01/30/2012, While it’s common knowledge to be careful about what you say in public, it looks like that practice will have to apply to tweets as well. It has been reported that two British tourists were recently barred from entering the US when Homeland Security...

Thailand embraces Twitter’s censorship move

01/29/2012, The kingdom of Thailand is the first country in the world that has agreed to Twitter’s recent controversial move that allows certain countries to censor tweets, and the Thai authorities have also done their bit to endorse this new policy in a public...

Twitter filters content by geographical boundaries

01/27/2012, Twitter has hopped aboard the censorship bandwagon, announcing (or rather, tweeting would have been more appropriate, although it would be pretty hard to squeeze in everything that they want to say of such magnitude in 140 characters or less) that they...

Tweeting Sensor “talks” to Twitter

01/20/2012, UC Technology has unveiled what they call a Tweeting Sensor, where it is a device that will post temperature and humidity data to Twitter at regular intervals, allowing you to check on it remotely on Twitter through various means including a smartphone,...

Laser gun aims to turn Twitter posts into art

12/29/2011, In an effort to combine social media with art, Matt Richardson has built a laser gun that shoots out tweets, which we guess based on the photo above could be interpreted as art (it is subjective after all). The “laser gun” is a combination of Twitter...

Boston theaters to offer “Tweet seats”

12/28/2011, While it is usually frowned upon to use your cellphone when you’re in a place like a theater or cinema, it looks like it won’t be a problem if you’re going to be in Boston. According to reports online, a number of theaters in the city of...

Lady Gaga Facebook and Twitter accounts hacked, fans phished

12/20/2011, It has been reported that Lady Gaga, one of the most popular pop stars of this generation, had her Facebook and Twitter account hacked. The hackers then used her account to send messages to all her fans – inviting them to submit their details to win...

Saudi prince drops $300 million for Twitter

12/19/2011, Don’t you find it rather interesting that the Arab Spring this year kicked off in such a great force across different countries throughout the Middle East, thanks to the power of social networks like Facebook and Twitter? The House of Saud have been...

Tweets overturn US death row conviction

12/12/2011, Now this is definitely an unprecedented case, where tweets actually caused the overturn of a US death row conviction. Erickson Dimas-Martinez, who was convicted last year of killing a 17-year-old, actually had his conviction overturned by a US court...

Twitter revamped in time for the New Year

12/08/2011, It wasn’t too long ago since Twitter introduced the current layout we use now on the official website, but it looks like the company is keen on starting the New Year with a new layout. Twitter has announced today a brand new version of the...