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Twitter Introduces “related headlines” For Contextual Tweets

Twitter Introduces “related headlines” For Contextual Tweets

Twitter introduced “related headlines” feature on Monday to add context to  posts that might otherwise be difficult to understand. Clicking through to a tweet’s permalink page will feature articles and websites that have embedded it. Twitter demonstrated the feature, the tweet from NBA player Jason Collins regarding his decision to’ come out’ was embedded in articles on ESPN, [...]
Vine Update’s its iPhone App

Vine Update’s its iPhone App

Vine has introduced a new version of its iPhone app  on Wednesday. The latest version 1.3 introduces 15 new channels for different categories of content that users can submit and browse, a new protected accounts feature, and a number of new camera features. Vine publsihed a blog post announcing the update and highlighting some of the new features. We’re happy to introduce new parts of Vine that [...]
Twitter Updates Twitter #music iOS App

Twitter Updates Twitter #music iOS App

Twitter has updated its Twitter #music iOS app on Thursday with several new features, including genres replacing the lists feature, #music users gets different genres to listen to including Alternative, Country, Dance, Electronic, Folk, Hip-Hop, Metal, Pop, R&B, and Rock. The app’s iTunes page gives out more details “Genres! Get hip-hoppy or get your metal on or get your dance beats [...]
Twitter Purchases Location Based Discovery App Spindle

Twitter Purchases Location Based Discovery App Spindle

Twitter has acquired Spindle, a social media centered start-up a local discovery startup which works on location and check-ins to find local places of interest near a user, Twitter has not surprisingly, shut down spindle, and plans to have the Spindle team work on Twitter’s local discovery service. “We’ve spent the past two and a half years building a product that helps you answer the [...]
Hashtags Comes To Facebook

Hashtags Comes To Facebook

Facebook has joined the hashtag fray,  which was a staple of Twitter, Tumblr, Pintrerest  as well as Facebook’s Instagram, it  introduced the hashtag feature on Wednesday that allows users to add the # symbol before a word to signify its topic. The topic would then be easily searchable by other users on Facebook. Hashtag feature will roll out over the next few weeks. Facebook says the new [...]
Twitter Launches Vine for Android, HTC One And Samsung Galaxy S4 Gets Bonus Zoom Feature

Twitter Launches Vine for Android, HTC One And Samsung Galaxy S4 Gets Bonus Zoom Feature

Twitter launched Vine for Android on Monday,  the Android version of it’s popular video capturing and sharing service via Google Play. Vine app for iOS has been available since January with about 13 million active users soon after Twitter purchased it. The Android version does not have al lthe goodies of it’s iOS counterpart. “Though we’ve been very focused on releasing Vine [...]
Facebook Announces Verified Pages for Public Figures

Facebook Announces Verified Pages for Public Figures

Twitter allows popular individuals to verify their Twitter profiles to avoid fake profiles  through verification check marks, Facebook  is following Twitter’s lead and have on Wednesday announced Verified Pages feature, which will also make it easier for users to find the official account of celebrities and prominent people they want to follow. Profiles will be marked with a small blue icon [...]
Hacker Group Syrian Electronic Army Attacks ITV News Twitter’s Account

Hacker Group Syrian Electronic Army Attacks ITV News Twitter’s Account

Syrian Electronic Army is at it again, after targeting the Financial Times, the Guardian and the Associated Press British broadcaster ITV on Friday became the latest media target to have one its Twitter feeds hacked by the supporters of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. The @itvlondon account on Twitter posted six messages. One said “Francois Hollande to double aid to rebels, including a [...]
Guardian Twitter Accounts Hacked

Guardian Twitter Accounts Hacked

After  hacking the Twitter account of the Associated Press and tweeting out a fake news tweet that The White House had been bombed  and President Obama hurt, Syrian Electronic Army has now targeted the  The Guardian. According to a blog post  by the Syrian Electronic Army , 11 Guardian accounts were compromised over the weekend. Guardian’s Guardian Business and Sustainable Business had [...]
Twitter For Mac Gets Retina Display And 14 More Languages

Twitter For Mac Gets Retina Display And 14 More Languages

Twitter has at last refreshed its Mac desktop application after two years with a few new features.  It released a Mac app with simplified photo-sharing options, support for Retina displays, and 14 new languages. Today we’re announcing a few improvements to Twitter for Mac: Photos: It’s easier than ever to share photos. Simply click the camera icon in the lower-left corner of the Tweet compose [...]
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