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Twitter Experiences Tsunami Of Malicious Messages

04/23/2014, It seems that Twitter, the popular online service that lets you share a message in 140 characters or less to the rest of the world, has been hit by a massive wave of malicious messages. These messages were sent by hundreds of accounts that mention about...

NYPD Twitter Effort Ends Up As A Disaster

04/22/2014, Not everyone is able to make good use of a social media platform like Twitter – there is an art to it, after all, as the New York Police Department (NYPD) found out to their chagrin. How so, you ask? The NYPD did ask folks who have a Twitter account...

‘Speed’ Movie Recreated On Twitter

04/22/2014, Have you watched the movie Speed before? You know, the one where Keanue Reeves and Sandra Bullock had to save the world while they are on a speeding bus that is plunging its way to death and destruction. Well, if you want to watch the movie, albeit in a...

Twitter Could Help Predict Crime

04/22/2014, Ah, it looks as though we are staring down at the possibility of a Minority Report future – where crimes can be “predicted”, and the perpetrators brought to justice even before anything has been committed, truly bringing new meaning to the adage...

Twitter Parody Account Results In Police Raid At Home

04/18/2014, When it comes to an online service like Twitter, there is certainly entertainment value there if you know just where to look For instance, there are plenty of parody accounts out there that pop up from time to time, and one of the more recent ones that we...

Twitter Introduces ‘App Install’ Ads

04/17/2014, We recently reported that Twitter is toying with multiple new ad products, most of which it is expected to launch soon. The microblogging network today launched an ad product that has been a hit for Facebook. “App Install” ads contain a short...

Twitter Picks Up Gnip

04/16/2014, It does seem as though acquiring another company is the “in thing” these days, and Twitter continues with that trend by purchasing Gnip. It is said that Twitter users share and discuss their interests every single day without fail, talking...

Turkey And Twitter Have Not Arrived At Any Tax Deal Yet

04/15/2014, Turkey and Twitter has had a roller coaster relationship in the past month, with the government there laying the banhammer on Twitter, before it was asked to unblock the service. What is the latest development on the situation? Twitter will apparently...

US Airways Tweets Apology To Customer

04/14/2014, Having the freedom of speech does not absolve anyone of the responsibility of being held accountable for what they say. For instance, a 14-year old Dutch girl who tweeted a mock threat at American Airlines was arrested, and that is certainly a lack of...

Girl Tweets Mock Threat At American Airlines, Gets Arrested

04/14/2014, Airlines take security very seriously, even more so after 9/11. They certainly don’t take threats lightly, in fact, they report them to the FBI. That’s what American Airlines did when a 14-year old Dutch Twitter user fired a tweet to...

“Ellen Seflie” Now A Painting At Twitter HQ

04/13/2014, The word “seflie” had its best moment last year, ending up as the Word of the Year, at least according to Oxford Dictionaries. Since then, there were also some downs (such as the act of capturing selfies being associated with a mental disorder),...

Almost Half Of All Twitter Accounts Have Never Tweeted [Report]

04/13/2014, From the looks of things, it seems that Twitter doesn’t have a problem with getting people to sign up. It has already been established as the second largest social network, behind Facebook. Twitter is one of the best online services for real-time...

Twitter.com Gets Real-Time Pop-up Notifications

04/13/2014, The world’s second largest social network has decided to display pop-up notifications on its website when someone interacts with a user’s tweets. Twitter hopes that this will make it easier for users to stay connected to what’s relevant....