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Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Joins Walt Disney’s Board

12/24/2013, Infamous media giant Walt Disney has announced that effective immediately, it has elected Twitter chairman and Square CEO Jack Dorsey as an independent director on its board. The seat Dorsey occupies now once belonged to a former chief technology officer...

Vine Vanity URLs Launch Tomorrow

12/19/2013, Vanity URLs serve a much more greater purpose than just allowing you to pick out a really cool moniker for your profile. They make it easier for people to discover you, assuming that you have no qualms with that, and they are also much shorter than...

Instagram Verified Accounts Not Coming Anytime Soon

12/17/2013, With the sheer user base it has generated, over 150 million, one might expect Instagram to finally start verifying high profile accounts so that followers are not deceived by fake accounts. Twitter has one of the few services to first implement the...

Twitter Reportedly Working On Letting Users Edit Their Tweets

12/16/2013, Ever published a tweet that you wish you had taken time to edit before putting it out there on the internet? Unfortunately as it stands, there is no way to edit a tweet, save for actually deleting the entire thing, but according to The Desk’s Matthew...

New Twitter Feature Could Show You Who Is Tweeting ‘Nearby’

12/15/2013, The folks over at Twitter are reportedly testing a new feature called “Nearby,” which as the name suggests would show you who is tweeting nearby. Apparently it wouldn’t matter if you follow those users or not, the additional Nearby...

Twitter Reverts Changes To Its Blocking Policy After User Feedback

12/13/2013, Amid all of the updates Twitter has been rolling out to its service, such as its iOS app being able to send photos through direct messages, Twitter made a controversial decision yesterday to allow blocked users to continue to be able to interact with...

Glassdoor: Twitter Is Best Tech Company To Work For

12/10/2013, How many of you wake up every morning from Monday to Friday, being raring to go to work? Some might dread at the very thought of showing up at the office, even more so when your boss checks up on you in the form of a telepresence robot. Well, I...

Apple Acquires Topsy, A Twitter Analytics Company

12/02/2013, While there are some Apple executives, such as Phil Schiller, who are pretty active on social media such as Twitter, Apple as a company isn’t. Facebook and Twitter posts are rarely seen from the Cupertino company, which is why it is a little odd that...

Budweiser’s Knitbot Will Knit Christmas Sweaters Based On Tweets

11/28/2013, Christmas sweaters have gotten a rather bad rep for being ugly and otherwise rather corny, despite their well intentions to keep its wearer warm during the festive season, but it seems that despite the bad rep, it has not stopped companies from producing...

Twitter Will Now Age-Screen Users Willing To Follow Alcohol Brands

11/26/2013, Twitter today announced that it has implemented a new age-screening system for users who are willing to follow alcohol brands. Seeing as it is a global social network, and the legal drinking age varies in different countries, Twitter will now ask users to...

Twitter Quietly Removes Option To Direct Messaging Anyone

11/19/2013, Just last month, Twitter announced it would make it possible for anyone to send a user of their service a direct message as long as you’re following them. This idea is certainly a departure from the current method of direct messaging, which requires...