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Twitter Removing User Backgrounds

Twitter has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the social media revolution; the ability to tweet updates to millions of followers has revolutionized the world as we know it. But, have you noticed something slightly…

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Smartphone Wi-Fi Will Be Smarter Than Ever Before With This New Tech

Up until now, Wi-Fi devices on your smartphones were able to connect to saved access points and act as a means of connecting you to the Internet. Sure, there are some apps that let you stream…

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Nissan Mistakes DriveClub Screenshots For Reality

NissanUSA’s official Twitter account made an embarrassing blunder confusing DriveClub screenshots of a Nissan 370Z with genuine photographs. As you can see from the capture below, NissanUSA seemed convinced by the in-game footage and hilarity ensured when…

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Snoop Dog Wants to Be Twitter’s Next CEO

Snoop Dog for Twitter’s next CEO? That’s the latest story that got our attention roaming around Twitter. We’ve seen a lot of supporters for his campaign using the hashtag ‘#ifSnoopWasTwitterCEO’ and it even got the attention…

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Twitter Prepares to Launch Human-Curated News Service

Twitter is a massive social network, implying that its primary use to help people connect and chat to one another but over the past few years it has become clear that a lot of users don’t…

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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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Florida Public Schools to Spy on Students’ Social Media

The Orange County Public Schools District have chosen to monitor people’s social activity in their area, the district announced on Thursday that it has signed up with a service called Snaptrends, which bills itself as “Pioneering…

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Google Announces Partnership with Twitter for Mobile Search

It’s no big secret that Twitter is one of the most popular platforms in terms of delivering fresh, as-it-happens news and highlights. That’s probably why Google decided to collaborate with it, at least as far as…

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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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Whedon Leaves Twitter, How Many Is That Now?

Recently Joss Whedon, director of the Avengers films, left Twitter among speculation of the reasons why. Whedon is not the first though as many celebrities have left twitter in recent years for a variety of reasons.…

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Twitter Cuts Support for MS-DOS Embedding

It’s always nice to be able to play retro games, if only for the nostalgia, and for a short-lived time you could do this through Twitter’s services by embedding MS-DOS games directly in a tweet from…

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A Bot Found Twitter’s Financial Results Early and Caused Its Stock to Plunge

Apparently, releasing a company’s financial results ahead of time can cause quite a dramatic effect on its stock value. A financial tech named Selerity managed to dig up Twitters’ numbers using a bot that scans for…

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Tesla Motors’ Website Hacked

Following on from our story about the official Tesla Twitter being hacked, it seems that their website was targeted too. Whether this was by the same team of hackers as the Twitter attack, we can only…

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Tesla Twitter has Been Hacked

Update at the end of the article. Tesla, electric motoring giant; like many companies have taken to social media to boost the brand and also get into direct contact with consumers and just about anyone that…

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Twitter to Re-open Unrestricted Private Messaging

We all know that the internet isn’t always as nice as we’d like it to be and Twitter can be the perfect example of just that, with people not always being the kindest of folks to…

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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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Guy Caught Watching Lord of the Rings While Driving at 60mph

A van driver is said to have been caught watching a DVD version of Lord of the Rings while speeding at 60 mph on the M25 near Cobham in Surrey, UK. The police stated they were…

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“Retweet With Comment” Feature is Officially Launched on Twitter

Twitter just officially launched the “retweet with comment” feature on the site and the iPhone app. The feature has been in testing since last summer. The feature will allow users to embed a tweet in their…

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F1 Expert to Help Tesla Revolutionize Servicing

Elon Musk took to Twitter to welcome Kenny Handkrammer to Tesla Motors today.  The former Red Bull F1 team’s chief mechanic will work with Tesla to “revolutionize servicing mainstream cars”. Telsa’s new battery swap stations can…

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Musk: New Tesla Product Line to Be Unveiled on April 30th

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla took to Twitter today to say that the car company will be unveiling its new product line. The new product line will not be a car and will unveil the new line…

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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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Security Breach Causes Twitch to Reset All Accounts

Next time you log in to your Twitch account, don’t be surprised that all your info has been reset. In an official blog post from Twitch, they have suffered from a security breach, stating there “may…

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Twitter Plans to Sell Your Tweets

Twitter’s Data Strategy Chief Chris Moody has revealed that the social network is planning to sell trillions of tweets to data miners to facilitate targeted marketing. According to Moody, tweet data could be used for a…

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Twitter Want to Make Money by Opening a Hong Kong Office

While mainland China is still blocking Twitter, the social media giant still sees potential in making money from the outside its territory. This is why it has opened a new Hong Kong-based office today, aiming to…

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Islamic State Said to Have about 46K Twitter Accounts

The Islamic State terror organisation is known for its use of social media accounts. Though Twitter stated that the it found around 70,00 pro-ISIS accounts, 46,000 are deemed as the “most conservative” estimate. The report comes…

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ISIS Supporters Send Death Threats to Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey

ISIS supporters have threatened to kill Twitter staff and co-founder Jack Dorsey for blocking their accounts. The post, released on justpaste.it on Sunday, shows an image of Dorsey’s face with crosshairs over it. The post reads,…

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Twitter Pushing for Strict Net Neutrality Rules

In the build-up to the FCC vote regarding net neutrality – which, despite taking place in the US, could have ramifications for the global web – Twitter has thrown its support behind regulating broadband services as…