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Twitter Acquires Cover, A Popular Android Lock Screen

04/07/2014, Cover came out in October last year. It is a good alternative for the default lock screen on our Android devices. The company that built it wanted to do two things, tap into the potential of modern smartphones and harness the “amazing power”...

Twitter Has 15 New Ad Products It Would Like To Target You With

04/06/2014, Twitter needs to generate revenue, and the best way it can do that is by showing ads to its hundreds of millions of users. Now its highly unlikely that the micro-blogging network will start displaying top banner ads on the website, it will have to come up...

Vine Direct Messaging Launched

04/03/2014, Twitter’s six-second video sharing service, Vine, has received a new feature today. Vine direct messaging has been added to both the iOS and Android apps. The feature allows users to send six-second clips to each other in a private channel. Users...

U.S. Created Secret ‘Cuban Twitter’ To Spark Unrest [Report]

04/03/2014, The U.S. has already been heavily criticized for NSA’s global electronic spying programs, and now a new report by The Associated Press claims that the U.S. used an aid agency to develop and run a secret “Cuban Twitter” to spark unrest in...

Twitter Adds Emoji Support On The Web

04/03/2014, Like it or not, emojis are very popular. These ubiquitous characters are commonly used in chats, good for people who don’t like expressing themselves with words, but now they have an alternative. Given their popularity, most major chat apps now...

Turkey Regulator To Unblock Twitter

04/03/2014, March has proven to be a rather tumultuous time in Turkey, especially Istanbul, no thanks to the unrest among the people there and their unhappiness with the current Prime Minister. In fact, the government of the day laid down the banhammer on Twitter in...

Twitter #music Could Be Relaunched With Improvements [Rumor]

03/27/2014, As reported the other day, Twitter has decided to give its #music service the boot. Basically what it did was provide users with a hashtag in which they could use to discover new music, sort of like Twitter’s way of helping with the music discovery...

Billboard Twitter Real Time Chart Coming Soon

03/27/2014, Twitter seems to be on a roll recently, having introduced additional functionality to their product. Music lovers will be thrilled to hear what is coming their way as Billboard has just announced their partnership with Twitter, resulting in the Billboard...

Twitter Retweet Is Now Called ‘Share’?

03/26/2014, Twitter has come under the spotlight earlier today, where we now know that one is able to tag others in a photo without taking up any of the 140 character limit, not to mention being able to cram in up to four photos per tweet. Having said that, it seems...

Twitter Ban Lifted By Turkish Courts

03/26/2014, About a week ago, the Turkish government announced that they would be banning the use of Twitter in the country. Naturally this led to an outcry not just from Turkey’s citizens, but from those around the world as well who felt that the move was a little...

Tweets Start To Disappear, Twitter Aware Of It

03/25/2014, Now this is something that even the great David Copperfield is unable to pull off – to make tweets disappear, including the most retweeted tweet of all-time. Twitter users began to ask themselves as of late this afternoon concerning the mysteriously...

Twitter Could Help Track Flu Across NYC

03/24/2014, Twitter has entered the spotlight over the weekend due to Turkey’s ban on the service recently, but this time around, here is some news on Twitter that might help lighten your mood. I am referring the Twitter being analyzed by a software to figure out...

Turkey’s Twitter Ban Sees Spike In VPN Downloads

03/24/2014, A couple of days ago, the Turkish government decided to ban its citizens and those living within its borders from using Twitter. Unfortunately this had to be one of the worst bans put into effect because not only did Twitter themselves offer up a solution...