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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...

Twitter #Music Bites The Dust

03/23/2014, Twitter #Music has been around for over a year. It never really took off after its launch, which came as a result of We Are Hunted’s acquisition by Twitter back in 2012. The team behind We Are Hunted built Twitter #Music as a service that provide...

Twitter Experiments With View Counts To Drive Engagement

03/23/2014, We often hear about Twitter experimenting with new features, though not all of them necessarily make the cut. These days its experimenting with view counts which basically tells users how many people saw a particular tweet. This feature is similar to page...

Turkey Lays Down The Banhammer On Twitter

03/21/2014, There are places in the world where social media is not allowed. Countries like China have banned “foreign” social media from the country, instead opting to create localized alternatives which have turned out to be just as popular amongst its...

Find Your First Tweet With Twitter’s New Tool

03/20/2014, Twitter has been around for over seven years. On March 22nd, 2006, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out the first ever 140-character tweet. Fast forward to 2014 and the microblogging service has hundreds of millions of users and a market cap of roughly...

Twitter Encrypted Direct Messages Not Coming Anytime Soon

03/19/2014, Back in November last year word leaked that Twitter was working on making direct messages more secure. It was said back then that the microblogging network is going to encrypt all direct messages sent by its users. According to a latest report by The...

MH370 Links On Social Networks Spreading Malware

03/18/2014, For almost two weeks the world has been baffled by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The flight was on its way to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur when contact was lost almost an hour into the journey. No one has heard from it since then, no...

Twitter Testing New ‘Fave People’ Timeline

03/17/2014, Twitter users can already create lists of people or accounts that they want to follow. Lists don’t show up in the main timeline, so that is left uncluttered, and when lists are opened users only see relevant tweets there. While this works, its not...

Twitter Goes Down

03/11/2014, After Facebook, Twitter is the most widely used social network. Hundreds of millions of users around the world use the microblogging network to share 140 character tweets. It has established itself as an important source of news too, so its purpose goes...

Vine Updates TOS, Pornographic Material Will No Longer Be Allowed

03/06/2014, There are plenty of pornographic websites out there, and a quick search on Google will yield pages upon pages of results. However it seems that there are some folks at out there who prefers getting their sexually explicit material from not-so conventional...