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Twitter Improves Security, Allows Password Reset Through SMS

05/11/2014, The microblogging network has taken two concrete steps to improve security for its 200-million plus users. The improvements include a much more streamlined password reset experience as well as timely identification and blocking of logins that it deems to...

Internet Troll Challenges Boxer To A Fight, Results Unsurprising

05/09/2014, Internet trolls tend to stick to, well, the internet. Since anyone can sound tough and make offensive comments without actually saying it to anyone’s face, we can certainly understand the appeal of being a troll. In fact it could be one of the ways...

NSA Wants You!

05/06/2014, The NSA has sent out a confusing message via their recruiting Twitter account earlier this week, where only the brilliant or those with an eye for a puzzle would be able to “get it”. Some folks who took a look at the account probably thought that...

Add Items To #AmazonCart Via Twitter

05/05/2014, I suppose it can be quite a struggle for many of us to spend wisely in this day and age, especially when you take into consideration the amount of advertising that we see all around us. Such advertising can be pretty subtle at times, urging us to spend...

Official Twitter Apps Might Get Mute Feature Soon

05/01/2014, Twitter is a great tool for keeping in touch with friends and family, and even follow up with the latest happenings from around the world. However sometimes you just might want to stop a user’s tweets from appearing in your timeline. You might not...

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...