On June 27, Slack went down due to connectivity issues and took a few hours before being restored. Users from around the world vented their frustrations with clever posts on Twitter.
Apps/Software June 27, 2018
Twitter is where millions of people first get their news from. Aware of its crucial role, the company is introducing major changes to the way it delivers those stories, ensuring its users are well informed at all times.
Apps/Software June 14, 2018
Images of the protective case designs for the Galaxy Note 9 were leaked on Twitter. The photos reveal several interesting features about the upcoming phablet as well as the potential placement of its components.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 10, 2018
A new tweet from Elon Musk hinted a date for the official reveal of the Tesla Model Y. Industry analysts scrutinized all available information and agreed that the schedule seems to check out properly.
Car Tech May 26, 2018
A new ruling prohibits President Donald Trump from blocking users on Twitter ever again. Doing so is a constitutional violation, according to a federal judge.
Internet May 24, 2018
As a response to criticisms about the Tesla Model 3, Elon Musk ranted on Twitter about the media. He pledged to start a company called Pravda that will track the credibility of journalists.
Internet May 23, 2018
Twitter announced that it would discontinue its TV-based apps for Android TV, Roku, and Xbox. Reports say it had something to do with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation standards.
Apps/Software May 22, 2018
No more seeing blank boxes when using emoji on the Twitter app for Android. Twitter has now implemented its own custom Twemoji library for the app, but that doesn’t solve Google’s fragmentation problem.
Apps/Software May 22, 2018
Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey announced his vision of a united internet currency during his visit to the 2018 Consensus blockchain conference. Dorsey revealed that he championed bitcoin as the preferred internet currency.
Internet May 18, 2018
Twitter’s newest feature is end-to-end encryption for direct messages, something a number of users have been requesting for a long time. The feature shows up in the latest Twitter APK, indicating imminent rollout.
Apps/Software May 8, 2018
Twitter asks everyone to change their passwords in light of a bug that it says it has already resolved. No accounts were compromised, and there is no evidence of password misuse, the company stresses.
Security May 4, 2018
Neil deGrasse Tyson is usually beloved by the people but not on Friday the 13th. Twitter let him have it after he complained about the usage of the word 'awesome.'
Viral April 15, 2018
OnePlus posted another teaser on Twitter for its upcoming flagship model for 2018. The OnePlus 6 will apparently showcase some design changes such as a repositioned alert slider and more.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 12, 2018
Twitter third-party apps are in danger of being disabled due to an upcoming change to the social network. Twitter has delayed the launch of the new API, which might give the company extra time for discussions with developers.
Apps/Software April 7, 2018
On March 20, Whatsapp cofounder Brian Acton has started a viral #DeleteFacebook campaign. Three days later, SpaceX and Tesla's pages just disappeared on Mark Zuckerberg's social media platform.
Apps/Software March 24, 2018
Last week, Twitter went to work to find the identity of a single black woman scientist from a mysterious photograph from the 1970s. After days of going through various materials, the mystery of her identity was solved.
Viral March 19, 2018
In a bid to lure in more advertisers, Twitter is reportedly going to launch a feature similar to the Discover tab on Snapchat. The move will also play a key role in attracting younger audiences.
Apps/Software March 15, 2018
Despite the said role of bots in spreading false news, a study finds that humans are still the primary driver of the spread of false news on Twitter. Study coauthor suggests Twitter users should 'think before you retweet.'
Feature | Science March 9, 2018
Chief executive Jack Dorsey is now asking the public for help with Twitter troll problem. He's accepting proposals from anyone who thinks that they can help make Twitter better.
Apps/Software March 2, 2018
Twitter has now rolled out a better way of saving tweets. With the new Bookmarks feature, users no longer have to like or manually save a tweet, they can just keep it in their private stash.
Apps/Software March 1, 2018
Florida's recent school shooting put the NRA back in the public eye, and Amazon is being dragged along. The streaming service is being pressured to drop the channel.
Internet February 23, 2018
Twitter decided to deal with the effects of Russian meddling by deleting the tweets from Russian troll accounts. Two hundred thousand of those deleted tweets were leaked.
Defense February 20, 2018
Sony teased on Xperia Twitter page of an upcoming announcement via the MWC 2018. On Feb. 26, the company is rumored to introduce its next flagship bet that likely will take the name Xperia XZ Pro.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 20, 2018
The Essential Phone in Halo Gray finish is now ready for preorder on Amazon at $449.99. The actual sale will start Feb. 21, and according to Amazon, after Feb. 24 the handset will return to its regular price of $499.99.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 17, 2018
Twitter just ended support for its desktop client on Mac, encouraging users to use the web version instead. It’s safe to say that it won’t be missed, though.
Apps/Software February 17, 2018
Twitter is embracing its role as a media company by enlisting local news stations to broadcast breaking news on the site. The move contrasts with Facebook’s recent changes to deemphasize news items.
Internet February 16, 2018
Students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida took their smartphones out and showed a glimpse of the ordeal and panic inside the school during the shooting. They were trapped as the suspect entered the school.
Viral February 15, 2018
Snapchat users can now access an audience analytics tool to gain insights on story views, engagement, and demographics. The changes, which include a redesign of the app interface, are seen as part of the company’s efforts to sustain growth.
Apps/Software February 14, 2018
Twitter posted its financial results and for the first time in 12 years, it actually had a profitable quarter. On the downside, the social network is still losing users in the United States.
Business Tech February 9, 2018
Epic Games had initially announced the deployment of Patch V.2.4.0 for “Fortnite: Battle Royale” but later indicated that the update will be delayed. Packed with the release is the new Minigun weapon plus the usual feature bumps and bug fixes.
Video Games February 1, 2018
Top Twitter executive Anthony Noto, who is the company's COO, has resigned from the social media network. Noto is leaving to join California-based startup SoFi.
Internet January 25, 2018
A new leak was posted on Twitter that reveals some of the unannounced features of the Apple HomePod. Icons hidden within the Home app's files revealed more functions.
Apple January 23, 2018
Twitter posted updates on its official blog regarding the investigation of Russian propaganda during the most recent presidential election. The data confirms that almost 700,000 Americans interacted with bots that were designed to mislead voters.
Security January 22, 2018
Twitter is testing a new Share button and bookmarks feature for Android. Right now, it's a server-side test, so only a few users are able to see the changes.
Apps/Software January 21, 2018
Anthony Noto offered his insight regarding media streaming devices like the Google Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, and more. The Twitter COO predicted that the aforementioned gadgets will lose their relevance in the next five years.
Gadgets January 18, 2018
Steak-umm started a campaign to get Twitter verified back in August. In five months, the company was able to achieve its goal. The push was started by the company's social media manager and included tons of memes.
Viral January 17, 2018
You probably want President Donald Trump to get banned from Twitter to prevent him from putting America in danger, like with his recent tweet toward North Korea. Don’t count on it.
Internet January 6, 2018
The U.S. Library of Congress has announced that they will no longer archive every tweet posted to Twitter. Instead the library will now be a bit pickier.
Apps/Software January 1, 2018
Twitter has now made it easier to compose tweetstorms. The just-launched Threads feature now puts a ‘+’ button right within the app for long-form, multiple-tweet discussions.
Apps/Software December 14, 2017
The cofounder of Vine just teased everyone about the sequel to the popular app. It’s apparently called 'V2,' but whether it’ll function similarly to Vine remains hard to determine.
Apps/Software December 7, 2017
The creator of Vine has announced that he’s working on a follow-up to the popular video-sharing app that Twitter killed earlier this year. It’s not clear, however, if it will be a direct sequel to Vine.
Apps/Software December 2, 2017
On Nov. 2, Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated to the riotous celebration of many Twitter users weary of his controversial Twitter feed. Here’s the man who did it.
Internet November 30, 2017
Dozens of publications and major social networks have joined the Trust Project, an initiative to improve the state of online journalism. Part of that effort are so-called Trust Indicators or metrics that gauge whether a story is legitimate.
Internet November 17, 2017
Misbehave on Twitter and you might just get your blue verification badge removed. Twitter has started to clamp down on verified users who promote violence or do other things that violate its new policies, starting with known alt-right accounts.
Internet November 16, 2017
Twitter has finally enabled the new 280-character tweet limit for most users around the world, with a few key exceptions. The social network said the expansion will allow users to express themselves better.
Apps/Software November 8, 2017