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Shitter prints out tweets for use on porcelain throne

03/28/2012, Some of us find that those precious, quiet moments spent on the porcelain throne early in the morning are some of the most productive hours throughout the day. Well, sad to say that technology has also invaded this sacrosanct area in your home, with a new...

High school kid expelled over Tweet

03/27/2012, Just when you thought it was okay to swear on Twitter, think again – if you’re a student of Garrett High School, that is. According to reports online, a student was expelled from school for swearing on Twitter when he wasn’t even in school....

TweetDeck updated

03/23/2012, TweetDeck, one of the world’s most popular Twitter clients has just received a major update that introduces a whole bunch of new features to the app. Users can now preview media (images and video) from within a column, underneath the related Tweet....

Twitter celebrates its sixth birthday

03/21/2012, Believe it or not, Twitter, the popular micro-blogging website turns six today. From being a mere sketch on a notebook to an online service with over 140 million active users, it’s amazing how far Twitter has come. According to the latest stats from...

Twitter launches Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu versions

03/08/2012, Twitter has just launched Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu versions, but you can be very sure that it was no walk in the park for them. According to Twitter’s engineers, mixing both right-to-left and left-to-right language is quite a huge headache for...

Man feeds dog via Twitter

03/05/2012, Going away for a few days is definitely a welcome treat for anyone who has had a long week at work, but for those who own pets such as dogs, getting a neighbor to mind them might prove to be rather difficult, and boarding them could prove to carve out a...

Twitter sells old tweets to businesses

02/29/2012, Twitter might be in a wee bit of trouble, as it was discovered that the micro blogging company has made some money off its old tweets of users through the sales of those to businesses. Around 7 million people in Britain rely on Twitter to post short...

Open heart surgery tweeted by hospital

02/24/2012, Do you sometimes wonder what has become of the current generation who seem far more glued to their mobile devices than they are interested in paying attention to people around them? I guess tweeting around the dining table is not a habit we would like to...

Twitter breaks 500 million user mark?

02/23/2012, Facebook has got more than 850 million registered users in their database, and what kind of numbers does micro blogging site Twitter ring up? We have just been informed that the 500 million registered user barrier was broken – at least according to...

Twitter app for iPhone and Android updated

02/21/2012, Twitter has just announced new versions of its mobile app for both the iPhone and Android devices. The apps bring back some high-demand features that used to be present in the app, as well as some new design and functionality improvements. Both versions...

Twitter agrees to first Russian search deal

02/21/2012, Twitter has cozied up with Russia after signing their first search deal with Yandex. Never heard of Yandex? Here is a quick primer – Yandex is the market leader in search in Russia, allowing their users to search Twitter for information in...

Twitter working to get rid of hashbang URLs

02/21/2012, The use of the hashbang (#!) by Twitter (among other websites) appears to have received quite a lot of hate. While we’re sure that there are merits for the use of the hashbang, such as potentially faster loading times as it utilizes JavaScript routing...

BlackBerry PlayBook Twitter and Kindle apps on the way?

02/17/2012, We all know that the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 update is arriving next week, but it looks like some long-awaited apps might be on the way as well. According to Best Buy Canada’s product page for the PlayBook, it suggests that we might be seeing a...

Death By A Thousand Tweets

02/10/2012, The next time you complain that your working hours are just way too long, and pulling 18 hour shifts at the office is going to be the death of you, perhaps you will be able to sympathize with resident writer for Japanese comedy website Omokoro, Sebuyama....