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Twitter Suspends Verification System As It Develops A New One

11/09/2017, Twitter today announced that it has decided to “pause” its verification system following criticism that the company had to face when it verified the account of Jason Kessler, an organizer of the Unite the Right protest. Twitter has thus...

Twitter’s New 280-Character Tweet Limit Rolls Out To All Users

11/07/2017, Twitter’s 140-character limit has been one of the platform’s defining characteristics over the years. The idea is to allow users to post short messages and updates, versus lengthy blog posts, and has helped separate Twitter from other social media...

Twitter Users Exploit Bug, Posts 35,000 Character Tweet

11/06/2017, The idea behind Twitter is to allow users to make quick and short status updates, as opposed to sharing lengthy blog posts. This is why the character limit imposed by Twitter is still active as of today, but it seems that recently a couple of Twitter...


Periscope Won’t Take A Cut Of Broadcasters’ ‘Super Hearts’

11/02/2017, In this day and age, there are many ways to make money that weren’t an option say 5 years ago. A good example would be livestreaming, where it seems that people are more than happy to give money to other people to watch them livestream a game, or just...

MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Bot Writes Horror Stories

10/31/2017, Artificial intelligence can do a lot of things and you can now add writing horror stories to that list. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed an artificial intelligence-powered bot that can write horror stories. Named...

Twitter Will Now Make Political Ads More Transparent

10/25/2017, Sometimes you see various political ads being posted onto social media websites, and while sometimes the topics raised might be legitimate, it is probably a good idea to question who the ad came from, and what their angle might be. Unfortunately usually...

Twitter Bookmarking Feature Coming Soon

10/10/2017, Twitter has confirmed that it’s soon going to launch a new way to save tweets that you want to read later. The Twitter bookmarking feature has actually been a top request from the community. Twitter has now confirmed that it’s planning to...

Twitter Apple Watch App Pulled Due To Bugs

09/27/2017, Twitter today rolled out an update for its iPhone app which pulls the accompanying Apple Watch app. There have been quite a few reports about bugs on the Apple Watch iteration of the Twitter app. The microblogging network has deemed it fit to pull the app...

Twitter Testing Doubling Character Limit Of Tweets To 280

09/27/2017, Twitter is known for allowing users to post short status updates with bite-sized pieces of information. However over the years we’ve started to see Twitter expand on tweets where they are finding ways to allow users to post tweets that go beyond the 140...

Twitter Lite Android App Being Tested In The Philippines

09/24/2017, Twitter Lite was introduced to us earlier this year. It’s a new version of Twitter’s mobile site that’s meant to be used by people in parts of the world where internet connectivity is limited. It’s a lightweight version of the...

Twitter Night Mode For Desktop Goes Live

09/06/2017, Twitter launched the Night Mode feature for its iOS and Android apps last year. The feature enables users to switch to a dark theme for the app. It makes it easier to use the app particularly at night when the glare from a bright theme can often prove to...