During Halloween, Instagram has introduced new feature in the ‘Explore’ section which more like a channel for video streaming. As Twitter has its Moments and Snapchat has Stories, Instagram has called it ‘Best Videos’.
Bad news for Twitter and Google Glass lovers. Apparently, Twitter has stepped back from creating any more of their apps for the Glass, and do not have any possibility of creating them ever again. Reddit users are complaining that once uninstalled, they cannot reinstall the app.
Workaholics are easily ticked off when left away from work, but work-life-balance demands that you go on vacations, too. So here we have eight apps that will help you survive the vacation without being left out of the project that you have started before taking off.
Twitter is more or less used as a platform for people to share their thoughts and for companies to make announcements. Now the platform has gone into a new level in France. Lately, it’s been reported that a Twitter user will soon be able to send money directly to other users, if he/she lives in France.
Earlier we have seen hackers breaching into many government sites and leaking many vital documents and information. However, lately it’s been reported that hackers took control over Israeli Army’s Twitter account for a while and posted some false messages.
Twitter is different from every other social network because it lets people tweet within 140-characters and not more than that. This brevity is undoubtedly a salient feature of Twitter. But lately it’s been reported that Twitter is experimenting with a new way to retweet.
Twitter is used for many purposes, from sharing breaking news to indulging in discussions about the buzzing topics. A new account has put the site to a new use, aiming to tweet all the words in English language. The task will take an expected 7 years to complete.
Once upon a time, supercomputers belonged in the highly secure facilities of well-moneyed tech companies. Today, they can be built at home, as proven by Twitter engineer Brian Guarraci who has built a supercomputer that reaches speeds of 208 gigaflops.
Twitter has come to be one of the primary sources of information in the wake of natural disasters. Google is now putting aside its market rivalry with the social network, deciding to use relevant tweets to update its Public Alert events.
Twitter has made several attempts in the past to be at the center of the digital music scene. Having failed at those attempts, reports now have it that the company is considering the option of buying Soundcloud.
Data from Twitter has been used to all sorts of ends, including the real-time tracking of a disease’s outspread. Now, researchers are using the tweets to get real-time reports about an earthquake, so as to help guide the emergency responders.
We have been reporting about a redesign of the Twitter Profiles. After a beta rollout to a limited number of viewers, Twitter has finally made the new Profiles available for everyone. To activate your new profile, read the instructions below.
The former CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, has been at the heart of a mini Twitter storm recently. A fake account with his name apparently sent out a tweet from an iPhone. And that didn’t sit well with the Windows Phone camp.
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