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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...

Gmail Experiment Shows Promotional Emails As Ads

03/25/2014, There was much debate over Google’s decision to display marketing and promotional emails in a standalone “Promotions” tab in Gmail. Incoming emails that are deemed to be offering promotions or deals are no longer shown along with the...

Depart Of Justice Lands Conviction Against Android App Pirates

03/24/2014, Just like normal software for computers, mobile apps can be pirated too, which is why the team Evad3rs received a lot of flak when they included the Taig Chinese store in their jailbreak which was found to play home to a lot of cracked and pirated apps....

Tumblr Adds Two Factor Authentication

03/24/2014, Tumblr today joins other top internet companies in adopting the two factor authentication standard. Users can configure it through the Settings section. Other companies such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google already use two factor authentication...

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 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...

Google Sheets Offline Editing Rolling Out To All Users

03/20/2014, The Google Drive productivity suite has three core applications, Docs, Sheets and Slides. In December last year Google introduced a revamped version of Sheets. Not only did it bring offline editing support, it also brought a plethora of new features....

Gmail Security Improved

03/20/2014, Last Summer former U.S. national security contractor Edward Snowden blew the whistle on National Security Agency’s electronic spying programs. A lot of major U.S. internet companies were named in the leaked documents, even though they have denied...

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...