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Yahoo Mail Went Down And All They Got Was A Single Tweet

In this day and age, keeping your customers up to date is as important as getting them on board in the first place. Reports started circulating yesterday that Yahoo users weren’t able to access their email…

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Twitter to Keep 140-Character Limit Afterall

Recently, Twitter had revealed plans to remove the 140-character per tweet limit that currently existing on the platform, 10,000-characters being the suggested new limit. This news did not have the desired effect amongst their user-base, as…

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Machine Learning Algorithm Can Tell If You Are Drunk Tweeting

So you’ve had a few drinks and decide it would be a great idea to drunk text someone? The next morning you wake up and check your phone to see several responses which make you swear…

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Xfinity User Creates Bot to Tweet Comcast Whenever His Internet Speed Drops

An industrious Comcast Xfinity customer, disgruntled over poor internet speeds, has created a bot that auto-Tweets Comcast whenever his broadband drops below advertised speeds. Redditer AlekseyP used a Raspberry Pi to monitor his internet speed, checking…

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Twitter CEO Speaks Out on Scrapping 140-Character Limit

When rumours emerged yesterday that Twitter was considering dropping its 140-character limit for tweets in favour of 10,000 characters, share prices plummeted and Twitter users revolted. i swear to god the first person who tweets over…

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Twitter Considers 10,000 Character Limit – Shares Plummet

New Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is considering dropping the site’s unique selling point, the 140-character limit for Tweets, in favour of up to 10,000 characters, according to a report by Re/code. Since the rumour broke, the…

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Retweeting ISIS Could Land You In Jail In The US

This story is compelling for a number of reasons which include the potential ramifications, the FBI considers retweets as endorsements with the emphases squarely pointed at those containing IS statements. This theory has been proven again…

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Twitter Hope To Increase Users With Their New Homepage

Twitter has been cooking up a new homepage for its social media platform and it is now ready to launch. The social media platform plans to roll out their new homepage today, but what is the…

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Nintendo “Pixels” Tweet Backfires

I would genuinely like to know who imagined a Pixels movie would be a worthwhile investment and was therefore taken seriously and not fired. I mean come on; it makes the world of gaming starring Adam…

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More Characters in Twitter’s Direct Messages From Next Month

We all tried to explain some things to friends over Twitter, but it proved to be so difficult and frustrating. The social media giant still has its 140 character restriction and it’s just not enough when…

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‘Tweet-A-Pizza’ Coming to Domino’s This Month

Do you fancy Domino’s pizza and use Twitter on a regular basis? Then you will be happy to hear that the company is looking into techy ways of attracting customers and will add a ‘tweet-a-pizza’ system…

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Characters from Mortal Kombat X DLC Will Be Free to Play

It looks like you won’t be required to buy the upcoming DLC for Mortal Kombat X in order to experience the new characters. The latest news reveals that all characters from the DLC will be free…

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Production Image of the Upcoming Mass Effect Title Revealed

Ken Thain, Bioware’s Cinematic Director, has tweeted a production image of the upcoming Mass Effect title. The tweet states that the team is getting their “motions on at TheCaptureLab in Vancouver. A very cool scene for…

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New Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Released

Marvel has just released a new trailer for their upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron, and its full off… Ultron! This comes as a response to the Twitter “mission” set out by Marvel, encouraging fans to “unite…

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Miguel the Electric Eel Uses Raspberry Pi to Tweet

An electric eel at Tennessee Aquarium has been tweeting from his tank, thanks to a modified Raspberry Pi. The eel, named Miguel Wattson, triggers tweets whenever he expels an electrical discharge. The charge is detected by…

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Twitter Executive Fails at Twitter

Twitter’s new Chief Financial Officer, Anthony Noto, has failed miserably in using Twitter itself. He posted the Tweet: “I still think we should buy them. He is on your schedule for Dec 15 or 16 — we…

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New Twitter Users to Follow Accounts Without Following Them

The CEO of Twitter revealed today that new users of the social networking site will be able to generate a pre-populated following stream, without following anyone in the first place. Dick Costello’s announcement came most probably…

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AMD Shoot Down R9 285X Rumour

Ever since the launch of the AMD R9 285 Tonga graphics card, there has been plenty of rumour that AMD would soon be launching another card in the series; the R9 285X. It was long suspected…

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AI Potentially More Dangerous than Nukes Says Elon Musk

I’m sure most of you have seen the Terminator movies, the effects of AI and what happened when SkyNet was put into service, sending the world into a downward spiral of destruction and war. Elon Musk…

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Man Asked to Leave Plane after Critical Tweet

A man from Minnesota and his two sons were asked to leave their plane last Sunday after a critical tweet about rude gate agents. Mr. Duff Watson was flying from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday with…

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Reddit Launches its Live-Blogging Platform, Reddit Live

Reddit has officially launched its own live-blogging platform by the named of Reddit Live. The platform was previously in ‘open beta’ for a few months, having covered Twitch Plays Pokemon and the conflict in Ukraine up…

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Germany v Brazil World Cup Thrashing Broke Twitter Records

The Germany Vs Brazil Semi-final match in this year’s World Cup has certainly caught the attention of any football fan or anyone involved in football after their 7-1 thrashing against the home team a couple of…

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Apple iMac Spotted Running Windows XP in Austin, Texas Production Line

Microsoft products running on Apple hardware might not have been seen as a big thing, but given the ‘flavour’ added by Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, towards Microsoft during Apple’s WWDC, things are looking a bit…

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Twitter Hiring Marketing Specialists, Twitter Commerce Platform Confirmed?

Recent rumors point to a new ‘Buy’ button and Twitter Commerce feature, but lack of confirmation did not have a huge impact on its credibility. We now learn that the marketplace-style project might become a reality…

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Twitter User And Comedian Alan Davies Fined £15,000 For Re-Tweet

Given the free flowing nature of Twitter, not to mention the amount of times we hear words like “freedom of speech”, one would be lost to think you can land £15,000 in fines for re-tweeting someone…

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Tweet me some music – Wait, WHAT?!

It would appear that the long awaited ‘Twitter Music Store’ is now going to be live very soon. Putting it simply, not only can you now do a 150 character update about your life, but you…