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Twitter Counts 23 Million Bots Among Its Users

08/12/2014, Last month when Twitter hinted that it has a bit of a bot problem many of us wondered exactly what the numbers were on this. Today we get a much more clear picture of this problem thanks to a filing that Twitter has made with the Security & Exchange...

Sad Tweets Will Show Tweets By You That Did Not Quite Make It

08/05/2014, We’re sure there’s a point when you tweeted something you thought was hilarious or meaningful, only to have it “fail” in the sense that there are no favorites or retweets about what you just said. It’s hard to explain but that’s just the way...

Twitter Acquires Password Manager Startup Mitro

08/01/2014, Companies purchase other companies all the time. Sometimes it’s because they just want to get rid of the competition, and sometimes it’s because they want the company and the product that they’re selling, and sometimes because the other company...

Twitter Acquires Madbits

07/30/2014, Have you ever heard about Madbits before? If you haven’t, chances are you will hear more about this particular company in the days to come, since this startup that was founded by Clément Farabet and Louis-Alexandre Etezad-Heydari will be acquired by...

Law Rules That Internet Companies Stash Data Within Russia

07/23/2014, It seems that plenty of spotlight is being shone on Russia in recent months, ranging from the standoff in Ukraine as well as the shooting down of commercial airline MH17 by pro-Russian rebels. Well, this time around, a new amendment has been discussed and...

Man Booted From Plane After Tweeting About Rude Gate Agent

07/23/2014, Due to the fact that our tweets are public (most of the time), minding what you say can sometimes save you from embarrassment, criticism, and in this case, from being ejected from a plane and refused boarding. That is what happen to a certain Duff Watson...

Twitter Will Make It Easier To Access And Delete DMs

07/20/2014, Direct Message or DM is an integral part of the Twitter experience. If you are on Twitter chances are that you might have sent a DM once or twice and you may have also noticed that its not that easy to delete DMs. Twitter is available across a variety of...

World Cup Final Broke Social Media Records

07/14/2014, In the final few minutes of extra time yesterday Germany scored a goal to defeat Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It goes without saying that there was significant buzz about the final match on social media, particularly the two biggest networks,...

Girl Sent Nude Selfie To Dad By Accident

07/09/2014, Sending selfies seem to be all the rage these days, so much so that Sony Mobile has even launched the world’s first selfie smartphone, the Xperia C3. Unfortunately, sometimes the fingers move faster than the brain, as in the case of Nyjah from the US...

Germany Victory Over Brazil Sets New Twitter Record

07/08/2014, If you’re England and you go crashing out of the World Cup at the semi-finals stage on your home ground, then it would be considered as an unprecedented success. However, in the spiritual home of football, the Seleção are supposed to win the World Cup...

Twitter For Windows Phone Updated After Seven Months

07/08/2014, Twitter today rolled out an update for its Windows Phone application. This major update comes after seven months so Windows Phone users will no doubt appreciate all of the new features included in this release. Some might have thought that Twitter had...

Hackers Controlled Israeli Army Twitter Account For A While

07/04/2014, It seems that the Israeli army’s Twitter account too, is a little bit porous, having been hacked for a while by Internet hackers. According to the military, the Internet hackers posted a fear inducing message that a nuclear facility was the target of...

Twitter Acquires Tap Commerce

06/30/2014, When you grow to be a really large company, and need to find new way of expanding, just what do you do? Some companies decide to up their research and development, others scout the land, so to speak, and see whether there are smaller startups with an idea...

Buy Now Buttons Appear In Twitter App, Hints At Twitter Commerce

06/30/2014, Twitter has been used by all sorts of people, ranging from people who just want to share their thoughts, to huge corporations who use Twitter to share announcements, updates, new product launches and so on. The typical process used by companies usually...