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The Listening Machine takes tweets and turns them into music

05/21/2012, Ever wondered what your tweets would sound like when transformed into music? That’s pretty much what the folks at The Listening Machine are trying to achieve, by taking the tweets of 500 people in the UK and transforming those tweets into a piece of...

Pakistan blocks Twitter for “blasphemous” material

05/20/2012, Pakistan has just blocked Twitter because it claimed that users on the microblogging and social networking website have posted material that the government has deemed as “blasphemous”. Mohammed Yaseen, chairman of the Pakistan...

Twitter Agrees to Do Not Track Option On Browsers

05/18/2012, Many websites collect information about visitors through cookies. Some of them include prominent sites such as Facebook. The collected data can be used for advertising and can even be sold to other companies looking to fill up their database with...

One Street Tweeter prints tweets on pavement

05/18/2012, If you are one who cannot get enough of Twitter, then here is something that you might want to check out – the One Street Tweeter, which is actually a special machine that was constructed with one – just one purpose in life. Basically, the...

Twitter for Android updated with bug fixes

05/15/2012, Android users if you happen to be the sort of person to tweets a lot, you might be interested to hear that Twitter for Android has recently been updated. So what sort of updates are we looking at here? The update is expected to address some minor bugs...

Twitter Scoops Up Most of RestEngine Founding Members

05/11/2012, The company behind the vastly successful micro-blogging website has scooped the talent behind social marketing automation company, RestEngine. RestEngine is reportedly very adept at helping out developers with endeavors that include targeting, filtering...

Bing New Architecture: Introducing Snapshot and Social Sidebar

05/10/2012, This morning, we were at a press conference at Microsoft’s offices in San Francisco to see a demo of the revamped Bing search engine.  Touted as a “new approach to search” by Microsoft, the new architecture features a three columns design,...

Wiwa Twipass checks for Twitter password leak

05/09/2012, Remember the story earlier this morning about how Twitter stepped forward to say that no accounts were hacked? Well, there are certainly naysayers that abound from time to time, and here we are with the Wiwa Twipass software that will be able to perform a...

Twitter says no accounts were hacked

05/09/2012, Earlier this week, hackers who claim that they were affiliated with hacktivist group Anonymous were said to have accessed and published details garnered from approximately 55,000 Twitter accounts, but Twitter has stepped forward today to debunk those...

Twitter reportedly considered purchasing Camera+

05/03/2012, When Facebook bought Instagram, many were curious as to how Facebook’s social media rival, Twitter would respond. The company made a statement saying that they had no interest in purchasing a service or a tool similar to Instagram, going as far as...

Twitter for BlackBerry OS Gets Updated to 3.0.0.24

04/30/2012, With BlackBerry Jam coming up, here’s another tit-bit for BlackBerry users to look forward to. RIM has rolled out an update for its official Twitter client. The latest update will bring it up to version 3.0.0.24 and comes along with several changes and...

80 Year Old Grandmother Wants 80,000 Twitter Followers

04/27/2012, Josephine Lamberti is a soon-to-be 80 year old grandmother who was introduced to the world of Twitter by her grandson, 24 year old Donny Brandefine. She is known as Josie Dimples a.ka J-Dimps and tweeted, “I’m 80 years old and I want 80,000 followers...

Twitter updated for iPhone and Android

04/26/2012, Twitter’s mobile presence has been an important growth engine for the microblogging site, and new versions of Twitter for the iPhone and Android-powered platforms are now available in the App Store and Google Play, respectively, making mobile...