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Keyboard Shortcuts That Will Make Your Life Easy On Twitter

Keyboard Shortcuts That Will Make Your Life Easy On Twitter

Today, I want to share some keyboard shortcuts that makes my life on Twitter a lot easier. Although there are not too many of them, they can be quite useful. For example, I can send direct messages or add tweets to favorites without having to raise my hands from the keyboard. And, I will tell you about 5 of the most useful Twitter keyboard shortcuts.

By On September 30, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Helps Keep Track Of Pharmacy Crimes

Twitter Helps Keep Track Of Pharmacy Crimes

RxPatrol is a program that keeps track of all the pharmacy crimes that take place throughout the U.S. As soon as a crime becomes known to RxPatrol, it issues an update to the law enforcement agencies so that they could look into the matter. Now, the program is coming to Twitter through the handle @RxPATROL.

By On September 26, 2012 Respond
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Apple Hacker Joins Twitter Security Team

Apple Hacker Joins Twitter Security Team

Tech companies often hire hackers so that they could use their skills to devise better security measures. This often works since it takes a close knowledge of vulnerabilities to be able to patch them – and these hackers know them very well. One such hacker, Charlie Miller, has become a part of Twitter’s security team now.

By On September 15, 2012 Respond
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Obama’s DNC Speech Set “Political Moments” On Twitter

Obama’s DNC Speech Set “Political Moments” On Twitter

The current U.S. President, Barack Obama, spoke at the Democratic National Convention on September 6. His acceptance speech (@BarackObama) set new records in generating political moments on Twitter. Can you tell, how many tweets were generated during the speech? That’s 52,757 tweets per minute.

By On September 9, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Launched New HTML Widget : Have You Embedded The New Timelines Of Tweets On Your Website?

Twitter Launched New HTML Widget : Have You Embedded The New Timelines Of Tweets On Your Website?

Twitter widgets are used on websites to display some recent tweets. For responding any one of the displayed tweets, a reader/viewer has to navigate away from that page to Twitter and then post a reply. But, to make the system more easily, Twitter launched a new tool to be more specific new HTML widget on September 5 to embed interactive timelines of Tweets on any website. The new embeddable timelines enable from writers to publishers, developers to any Twitter user to tweet anything into their websites. Now discover a new world of Tweeting.

By On September 8, 2012 Respond
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USGS’ Twitter Based Alert System Warns Of Earthquake Fast

USGS’ Twitter Based Alert System Warns Of Earthquake Fast

Normally, the US Geological Survey (USGS)’s system gets earthquake news around the globe first. Last year, USGS launched a new prototype system called Twitter Earthquake Dispatch (TED) that was designed to pick earthquake information the microblogging service – Twitter. The system is already doing wonders. TED dispatched the Philippines earthquake alert, that took place last week, just a minute after the incident took place.

By On September 3, 2012 Respond
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Advertisers Can Directly Target Users On Twitter Now

Advertisers Can Directly Target Users On Twitter Now

Being a top social networking site Twitter hasn’t been earning a lot in profits. It has tried some revenue generation models over the past years. Now, Twitter is trying to increase its revenue stream by offering advertisers to directly target Twitter users.

By On September 1, 2012 Respond
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Twitter To Fight For Open Source Software, Joins Linux Foundation

Twitter To Fight For Open Source Software, Joins Linux Foundation

Twitter, like many other social media giants, has long been making heavy use of the open-source software. Now, the company has paid $15,000 for a silver membership at the Linux Foundation. The formal membership in the Linux Foundation has reiterated Twitter’s support for open source software, and that the company is ready to fight for it.

By On August 26, 2012 Respond
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Developers Are Angry And Unhappy With Twitter’s New API Limitations

Developers Are Angry And Unhappy With Twitter’s New API Limitations

Twitter’s new API release is certainly not something that would make third-party developers happy. Rather the new restrictions and limitations that Twitter plans to implement with the new API have attracted the ire of angry developers.

By On August 22, 2012 Respond
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Usain Bolt Fans Sent Out 80,000 Tweets Per Minute During 200-Meter

Usain Bolt Fans Sent Out 80,000 Tweets Per Minute During 200-Meter

Usain Bolt is hailed as the fastest runner on this planet, right now. The sheer number of victories and records he has to his name affirm this. During London Olympics 2012, Bolt stood his ground and was able to defend the very titles he owned in last Olympics; something that no one had achieved twice in a lifetime. And while he did scoop the gold in the 200-meter run, he also added yet another record to his name.

By On August 11, 2012 Respond
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Reuters Twitter Account Hacked To Send Fake Tweets

Reuters Twitter Account Hacked To Send Fake Tweets

Just two days after Reuters website was hacked apparently by a pro-Syrian government group, the news agency’s Twitter account also got hacked. The new case of hacking seems to be done by the same group. Because, the hackers have posted pro-Syrian tweets in one of Reuters Twitters accounts, this time.

By On August 6, 2012 Respond
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Breaking News – Hackers Breached Gizmodo’s Twitter Account

Breaking News – Hackers Breached Gizmodo’s Twitter Account

Recently, Gizmodo’s Twitter account has been hacked by a group called Clan VV3. They breached the account via ex-employee’s twitter & email account which was also hacked on Friday. They spread serious offensive & racist message to the followers of Gizmodo. Though the security breach didn’t last too long but it was a warning to other sites as well. We are also sorry for the attack.

By On August 5, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Apologizes For Suspending Guy Adams’ Account

Twitter Apologizes For Suspending Guy Adams’ Account

Twitter has been lambasted and criticized by people around the world for suspending the Twitter account of a British journalist, Guy Adams. Twitter presumably did so because Adams, while criticizing NBC and its abysmal Olympics coverage, posted the email address of an NBC executive. However, now it has been revealed that this may not be the reason behind the whole incident.

By On August 3, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Political Index To Gauge Popularity Of Obama And Romney

Twitter Political Index To Gauge Popularity Of Obama And Romney

Political debate is heating up in the US as we near the elections. And with the help of social media, this debate has been able to engage a huge audience online. A number of opinion polling firms have used data from social media to gauge the political popularity of candidates. Now, Twitter has launched an analytics tool of its own called the ‘Twitter Political Index.’

By On August 2, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Can Tell When Will You Get Sick

Twitter Can Tell When Will You Get Sick

A lot of research is being done on Twitter to dig out the real-world trends. These trends are widely varied, ranging from health to social dispositions of the people and a lot more. Now, a team of researchers claims that they can used the micro-blogging website to accurately track disease and based on this, predict it too.

By On August 2, 2012 Respond
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