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Twitter flu gets tracked, predicts you falling sick in advance

07/30/2012, If you were to call your boss and let him know that you are not going to clock in to the office in a week’s time because of the flu, chances are he will do a double take on the calendar and make sure it is April 1, or figure out that you have taken...

Apple reportedly planning to invest hundreds of millions on Twitter

07/30/2012, Cupertino-based technology giant Apple has reportedly met and talked with executives at Twitter about a possible investment in the popular social networking platform. According to a report from the New York Times, Apple is said to be planning on investing...

Paul Chambers acquitted of charges in Twitter joke trial

07/27/2012, Back in 2010, a man named Paul Chambers was arrested by anti-terror police for posting a bomb threat on Twitter. The tweet that convicted him? “Crap! Robin Hood Airport is closed. You’ve got a week and a bit to get your shit together, otherwise...

Instagram drops ‘Find Twitter Friends’ feature

07/26/2012, The $1 billion dollar company Instagram, which was purchased by Facebook in recent times, has said that they will be dropping the ‘Find Twitter Friends’ feature, as those who were looking for their friends through their Twitter contacts were...

Tweet sends Greek Olympian home

07/25/2012, Greek triple jumper Voula Papachristou could possibly win the gold in the Olympics. But with only a couple of days more to go before the sporting event opens in London, her country is sending her home for a tweet that was deemed racist by many. The...

Stanley interactive piano player takes song requests via Twitter

07/20/2012, If you intend to spend you weekend tweeting while listening songs on the radio, you have to check out Stanley. Stanley is actually an interactive piano player that will be performing live beginning July 20 to 22. Yes, as of this writing, Stanley’s...

Tweet sends Bahrain activist to jail

07/17/2012, Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to three months in prison for posting a tweet that criticized Bahrain’s prime minister – Prince Khalifa bin Sulman al-Khalifa. Rajab reportedly tweeted, “Khalifa, leave the...

Twitter for BlackBerry updated

07/16/2012, Folks who use the official Twitter client for BlackBerry should be stoked that the app is receiving a new update today. The app is now bumped up to version 3.1 and features a whole bunch of improvements that should make tweeting from the phone a more...

Twitter for Nokia arrives on Series 40 platform

07/13/2012, There is a new app available for Series 40 feature phones – and we are talking about Twitter here. This is a new Twitter app that will let you experience some of the richest functionality available on your Series 40 device, at least according to the...

Twitter updates Android and iOS apps

07/10/2012, Following yesterday’s announcement of upgrades to Twitter’s website, Twitter announced today that it has released new updates to its iOS and Android apps. The new features of the apps include: the ability to expand apps that let you view...

Twitter introduces search autocomplete and more

07/06/2012, Yesterday Twitter teased us about how its search and discovery were set to change forever – which we weren’t sure what they were talking about. Today, the answer has finally been revealed. According to a blog post on the official Twitter blog,...

Twitter search and discovery to change forever, Twitter exec says

07/05/2012, It seems that the folks over at Twitter are prepping up something for its millions of active users. In a tweet today, engineering manager Pankaj Gupta, who currently leads the personalization and recommender systems group over at Twitter, hinted that the...