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Twitter Explores New Video-Sharing Feature

05/22/2014, While we have received word that Twitter will not be making any moves for the acquisition of SoundCloud, here is another update on the microblogging site that concerns not sound, but video. Twitter has had a penchant for videos for some time now, and it...

Twitter Backs Out Of SoundCloud Acquisition [Rumor]

05/20/2014, It seems that recently there have been quite a number of large acquisitions taking place in the tech world. We have Facebook snapping up WhatsApp and Oculus VR; Microsoft buying out Nokia’s cellphone division; Apple rumored to be acquiring Beats; and...

Twitter Is Interested In Buying SoundCloud [Report]

05/19/2014, Last year Twitter tried to position itself as a bona fide music discovery service with the launch of Twitter #music. Even though there was some interest in the service initially it ultimately failed to grow. #Music was finally shut down in March earlier...

Star Wars Episode VII Photo Shown On Twitter

05/16/2014, The Disney-owned Star Wars franchise looks set to rake in even more money for the Lucas clan when the film arrives in due time, but I suppose that is but a mere aftereffect of the situation. What folks are thirsty for right now would be any kind of scoop...

Duke Nukem Creator Tweets Stroke Expressed Via Twitter

05/14/2014, George Broussard, the founder of 3D Realms and creator of Duke Nukem, recently suffered from a mild stroke. Thankfully, he is all right now, but thanks to the wonders of social media in the form of Twitter, he managed to tweet about it. Of course, he must...

It Is Finally Possible To Mute Someone On Twitter

05/12/2014, There are a handful of third party clients out there that let you mute people you follow on Twitter. The feature comes in handy when you don’t necessarily want to unfollow someone but have no interest in what they’re incessantly tweeting at a...

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...