Google Twitter Takeover Rumors

Could Google be planning a Twitter takeover?

By on April 7, 2015 at 11:56 AM.

Could Google be planning a Twitter takeover?

Following discussion of a potential takeover bid on Tuesday morning, Twitter shares soared to over $52, a 3.5% increase over yesterday. Although there are very few details to go off of, Barron’s reports that two unnamed companies are approaching Twitter with “serious” interest of a takeover.

One of those companies could very well be Google.

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Twitter Periscope Bugs Location

Twitter needs to fix this potentially dangerous Periscope flaw

By on March 31, 2015 at 3:14 PM.

Twitter needs to fix this potentially dangerous Periscope flaw

Twitter’s awesome new Periscope app has quickly become one of the most buzzed about new apps on the market. However, Fast Company’s Rose Pastore has found a potentially dangerous flaw that Twitter should really fix as soon as possible. More →

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Twitter Periscope App Store Download

Twitter’s awesome Periscope app can make anyone into a TV news broadcaster

By on March 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Twitter’s awesome Periscope app can make anyone into a TV news broadcaster

Anyone who’s ever wanted to be a TV news broadcaster can fulfill their dreams with an awesome new iPhone app from Twitter. Called Periscope, the new app lets you stream live video broadcasts over your iPhone so people can watch what you’re watching in real time. More →

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Twitter Harassment Policy

Here’s how Twitter is finally attempting to cut down on harassment

By on March 24, 2015 at 9:35 PM.

Here’s how Twitter is finally attempting to cut down on harassment

Twitter has been under fire for the past several months for failing to provide adequate tools to fight harassment on its social network. The company has recently admitted to its shortcomings, and in an attempt to make the website a safer place to interact with other users, it’s testing a new “quality filter” to block notifications that contain abusive or offensive content. More →

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Popular Websites

Do you remember what Facebook, YouTube and Google looked like years ago?

By on February 27, 2015 at 10:45 PM.

Do you remember what Facebook, YouTube and Google looked like years ago?

The Internet has evolved at an incredible pace. Websites that looked amazing less than a decade ago are absolutely hideous by today’s standards — even the websites that are now worth billions of dollars.

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Who To Follow On Twitter

The people you follow on Twitter are boring – here are 25 new follows to fix that

By on February 9, 2015 at 12:11 PM.

The people you follow on Twitter are boring – here are 25 new follows to fix that

Twitter is a truly fascinating place that is simultaneously an amazing source of information and entertainment, and a boring, soul-crushing waste of time. It really all depends on who you follow, and since there are more than half a billion users, it can be difficult to find the right people to follow.

So, we’ve done some of the heavy lifting for you. More →

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iOS 8 Update on iPhone and iPad

iOS 8 is still causing big headaches in unexpected places

By on February 6, 2015 at 6:15 PM.

iOS 8 is still causing big headaches in unexpected places

Apple’s iOS 8 software is one of the company’s most important mobile releases to date because it introduced several features that could turn out to be major assets not only for Apple, but also for consumers and businesses. Features like Apple Pay, HealthKit and HomeKit might become critical to some companies, making iOS devices more important than ever for their bottom lines. But there also appear to be other features, or lack thereof, that can significantly hurt certain companies. More →

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iPhone Widget Twitter App

This cool iPhone app found a great new use for widgets that you’ve never seen before

By on February 6, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

This cool iPhone app found a great new use for widgets that you’ve never seen before

App developers are getting very creative with the new widget capabilities that Apple added in iOS 8. While Apple may never add conventional widget support to iOS, Notification Center widgets provide a compromise that gives users access to one-swipe information as opposed to zero-touch information, as is the case with Android widgets.

We’ve seen plenty of cool and creative widgets for the iPhone pop up, and now we have a new one to add to the list: NC. More →

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Kimmel Mean Tweets

Hilarious: Watch Katy Perry, Britney Spears and more read mean tweets about themselves

By on February 3, 2015 at 11:35 AM.

Hilarious: Watch Katy Perry, Britney Spears and more read mean tweets about themselves

If I were a betting man, I would definitely bet a handsome sum that this is the funniest thing you’ll see today. Love him or hate him, Jimmy Kimmel knocked it out of the park with his recurring segment that asks famous people to read mean tweets about themselves. Twitter, after all, is a breeding ground of hate when it comes to people freely spouting disgusting comments about other people with little or no fear of consequences.

For the second time, Kimmel has focused solely on musicians in the latest installment of his “Mean Tweets” segment, where celebrities step in front of the camera and read mean tweets that have been posted about them. The results, of course, are absolutely hilarious. More →

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Twitter Super Bowl Patriots Seahawks

Mesmerizing graphic shows how much Twitter exploded during the end of the Super Bowl

By on February 2, 2015 at 10:15 PM.

Mesmerizing graphic shows how much Twitter exploded during the end of the Super Bowl

It’s not surprising to see social media activity exploded during key moments of Sunday’s Super Bowl but it’s still cool to see just how much Twitter blew up at the end of the game. More →

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Facebook vs. Stress

How Facebook and Twitter make you pay the ‘cost of caring’

By on January 16, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

How Facebook and Twitter make you pay the ‘cost of caring’

A new study from the Pew Research Center found that using social networks including Facebook, Twitter and others, as well as other means of digitally sharing experiences, isn’t as stressful as some claimed in the past. But the overall social networking experience may become an invisible burden for many, who unknowingly pay the “cost of caring.” More →

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Top 10 Social Media Mistakes

The 10 worst social media blunders by politicians in 2014

By on December 31, 2014 at 1:40 PM.

The 10 worst social media blunders by politicians in 2014

Get ready to cringe, ladies and gentlemen. Social media has completely penetrated our lives, and things were taken to the next level in 2014. What started as a few simple websites where people could communicate and keep each other up to date on their personal lives has become a core part of the Internet experience. People use social media sites to communicate with each other, brands use social media sites to communicate with potential customers, and even politicians now use social media as a key tool with which they can make their messages heard.

Of course, sometimes those messages are huge mistakes that politicians instantly regret posting, and now it’s time to laugh and cringe as we relive the 10 worst posts of the year. More →

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Netflix Marco Polo Tweet Me a Reminder Feature

Netflix finds a new way to get you even more addicted to its shows

By on December 8, 2014 at 8:20 AM.

Netflix finds a new way to get you even more addicted to its shows

Netflix may have a brand new features in the works to keep users glued to the screen watching its upcoming TV shows, one Twitter user has discovered. As Rich Greenfield noticed on Twitter, the official Marco Polo Twitter account — Netflix’s upcoming TV series — has a Tweet Me a Reminder button appended to independent tweets that’s probably going to be used to register a fan’s interest in the show.

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