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Brazil VS Chile World Cup Match Breaks Twitter Record

06/29/2014, Brazil certainly has plenty of weight on their shoulders this year at the World Cup, considering how they are the hosts, not to mention the fact that they too, have the pressure to win it with Brazil being the spiritual home of soccer. However, the team...

Twitter May Change Retweet For The Better

06/24/2014, Twitter is different from every other social network because it limits users to 140-characters. A tweet can’t have more than that, and mind you, that’s 140-characters, not alphabets, so brevity is its salient feature. The Retweet feature is a...

Twitter Acquires SnappyTV, Bolsters Amplify Program

06/20/2014, Twitter, just like Facebook, is a social media service. While bought platforms offer up a different experience, both are trying to include more features and tools that will attract more users and keep current users interested. We’ve seen Twitter acquire...

High School Student Suspended Over Sarcastic Tweet

06/20/2014, The thing about online messages is that they don’t carry emotion very well, so sometimes what someone says could be construed as offensive, when in reality the other person was only making a joke that has somehow lost its translation over the internet....

Twitter “Animated GIFs” Are Actually MP4s

06/19/2014, It was announced yesterday that Twitter had turned a corner, introducing animated GIF support to their micro blogging service. This was one particular request by Twitter users over the past few years, and it is nice to hear that Twitter has listened to...

Animated GIF Support Comes To Twitter

06/18/2014, Oh you’re definitely going to love this little change from Twitter! The world’s most popular microblogging service announced today that support for animated GIFs has now been added to Twitter on the web as well as the mobile applications. The...

Twitter Quadcopter Snaps Photos As It “Drones” Around

06/17/2014, Twitter, the micro blogging site that has definitely done its fair bit to help our generation communicate more efficiently in 140 characters or less, has jumped aboard the drone bandwagon by unveiling a new Twitter account that is connected to a...

Twitter Introduces Bing Translate Feature In iOS App

06/15/2014, Micro blogging channel Twitter has introduced a brand new feature to the iOS version of its app, that is, Bing Translate that is powered by the folks over at Microsoft. The app will now have the capabilities to be able to figure out a tweet that has been...

CIA Opens Official Twitter Account

06/08/2014, It has been about time, don’t you think so? The United States Central Intelligence Agency, also known as the CIA in short, has finally jumped aboard the Twitter bandwagon, in an effort to engage themselves in a more direct manner with the public, while...

7 Years Required To Tweet The Entire English Language

06/06/2014, Twitter is an interesting medium to put forth one’s ideas, and we have seen how Twitter is used to document the banter between a couple who have broken up due to infidelity issues, or even to recreate the exact happenings of D-Day, not to mention...

70th Anniversary: D-Day Landings Recreated In Twitter

06/06/2014, It has been 70 years since the now famous D-Day landings happened, and amidst all the fanfare and celebrations that have been held today, here is one more way to pay tribute to the brave men who stormed the beaches of Normandy seven decades ago to usher...

17-Year Old Takes Meme Route In Replying To Ex-Girlfriend

06/05/2014, 17-year old Kane Zipperman is like any other teenager who is growing up, and in the process, has gone through the heartbreak of a relationship. However, this is not due to a character flaw on his side, but rather, his ex-girlfriend cheated on him with his...

Secret Service Wants Sarcasm Detectors For Twitter

06/04/2014, If there is a reason why people get in trouble for comments online or get into arguments is that without the tone of voice, it becomes hard to tell if someone is joking or being sarcastic, unless of course you know that person really well and if they were...