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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....

Twitter User Profile Redesign

04/08/2014, It goes without saying that companies ought to move on with the times, and that would include its offerings to the masses. When it comes to software or hardware, a new iteration is always more than welcome, especially when it deals with the introduction...

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...