Twitter News, Page 3 ▼

Researchers Want To Teach Computers To Detect Sarcasm

01/22/2016, Sarcasm when done in real-life can be pretty obvious as it is often accompanied by eye-rolling, the tone of voice, and body language to indicate that what was said wasn’t said in seriousness. Unfortunately sarcasm online doesn’t translate too well. In...

Weibo Increases Character Limit

01/21/2016, You might have mastered the art of getting the message across Twitter despite of the 140 character limit, but sometimes 140 characters are simply not adequate to get the job done. Having said that, it seems that Weibo, which is Twitter’s equivalent over...

Twitter Bot Churns Out Works Of Art

01/19/2016, We all know that robots are here to stay, where in fact it was reported earlier this morning that robots could jolly well take over 5 million jobs worldwide by the time 2020 arrives – now that is not too much when you think of how there will be more...

Twitter Experienced Major Interruption

01/19/2016, For those of you who happen to rely a whole lot on Twitter in terms of your communication and social media work, then chances are you would have experienced what was described as a “major interruption” earlier today – and this particular...

Widow Sues Twitter For Giving ISIS A Voice

01/15/2016, Twitter’s platform can be used by anybody, just as long as you play nicely within Twitter’s rules, the social network has no reason to not allow you onto it. However some have begged to disagree, such as this widow of an American killed in Jordan from...

Twitter Will Now Integrate Periscope Broadcasts In Its Timeline

01/12/2016, If you’re tired with being greeted by a huge wall of text when you browse Twitter, you will be pleased to learn that Twitter will be jazzing things up by integrating Periscope feeds into its timeline. For those unfamiliar, Periscope is an app that lets...

Twitter Wants Your Tweets Displayed Next To Ads [Rumor]

01/12/2016, There are times when you buy a product, use a service, or visit a place that left a very positive impact on you, so much so that you want to share that experience with all your friends and followers, just out of the kindness of your heart as opposed to...

Twitter Introduces Conversational Ads

01/06/2016, In general people seem to dislike most ads, which is why tools like ad blockers exist. However some have suggested that maybe we don’t need ad blockers if advertisers can create ads that we might actually be interested in seeing, or delivering them in a...

Twitter May Allow 10,000 Character Tweets This Year

01/05/2016, Twitter has stuck with its 140 character limit for tweets through thick and thin though recently it decided to remove this limit from direct messages which now have a limit of 10,000 characters. According to a new report the company is considering doing...

Twitter Updates Mac App

12/30/2015, Twitter, who recently updated their policy in order to better define certain issues, have also taken a look at the long-neglected Mac app in order to introduce a refresh – and a major one at that, too. We are talking about the introduction of...

Twitter Updates Policy

12/29/2015, Cyber-bullying is a very real issue, that is for sure. After all, parents and guardians would know all about growing up in an environment where words will cause hurt to a child’s psyche, and would most probably much prefer to face sticks and stones...

Twitter Drone A Possibility?

12/21/2015, Drones are pretty interesting devices – especially when you think out of the box to applying its use, although they will now need to be registered with the FAA with each purchase. While drones are also said to be a decent tool for making deliveries,...

Apple Shuts Down Social Analytics Firm

12/16/2015, When you are as cash rich as Apple, it would make plenty of sense to purchase a company that has the tools that you require, rather than kicking off a Research & Development initiative from scratch. After all, why reinvent the wheel? The other plus...

Twitter Improves Photo Sharing Experience

12/07/2015, Twitter is a great source for real-time news and photo sharing is a big part of that, even users themselves share photos via Twitter, so it’s an integral part of the Twitter experience now. The microblogging network today announced that it’s...