More like loser bowl. Too soft and boring—hard to watch. Terrible for ratings. Not like DONALD TRUMP!
The internet has been buzzing angrily after Buzzfeed published a post that indicated that Twitter was moving away from its timeline and towards an algorithm generated feed next week. That might have been premature.
Terrorist groups like ISIS use social media to rally support around the world, using sites like Twitter to mobilize sympathizers into possible plots. But in a blog post today, Twitter says that kind of behavior flagrantly violates its terms of service, and reports that it’s suspended tens of thousands pro-ISIS…
Ok, the movie will actually be based off the Rolling Stone article that brought said Twitter saga to the world’s attention, but still—this is absolutely going to be the first film inspired by 148 tweets about a road trip involving Hooters, the “queen of hoeism,” a pimp, an exotic dancer, and a plunge from a…
Twitter has had a rough year—and it’s only February. Following the departure of four executives, the company is looking for any good news to ride into its earnings call on February 10. To drum up enthusiasm about the service, Twitter is now extending a basic feature it rolled out early last year as part of it’s…
Despite its recent problems, Twitter remains a powerful source for real-time thoughts, moods, trends, and news—and third-party developers are still eager to tap into Twitter for the benefit of us the users. These are five free, slick apps that sit on top of Twitter and pump out all kinds of useful features.
Whenever Werner Herzog says something, you should listen. Don’t just listen because the man speaks pure poetry with an alluring German accent. Listen because he’s usually smart, if a little grumpy. Case in point: He thinks Twitter is stupid.
Stopped seeing ads on Twitter? Probably not. Because while the social network has been experimenting with showing less promotional content, it’s only for its most valuable of users.
Late Sunday night, Jack Dorsey confirmed that four of Twitter’s most senior executives were leaving the company, including vice presidents for media, product, engineering, and human resources. Ouch.
It probably will not surprise you to learn that your favorite beauty blogger or reality television star is almost certainly getting paid to post that perfectly lit selfie with an artfully placed tooth-whitening kit or meal replacement shake on her Instagram account. What you don’t know, really, is how much money they…
Twitter has been suffering a widespread but sporadic outage during the early hours of this morning,
TomTom is gung-ho about getting good press for its new fitness wearable, the TomTom Spark Music GPS Fitness Watch. Fortunately for the company, members of the press are cool with publicizing the Spark if it means they might get something in return.
Despite Twitter owning Periscope, the service’s live feeds only ever showed up in timelines as links that you had to click through to. Now that’s changed, with Periscope feeds appearing and playing with Twitter itself.
Once again, the internet is quivering with angst over Twitter ditching its 140-character limit. A Re/code report today claims that the microblogging service will soon become much less micro by expanding that limit to 10,000 characters. Everybody calm the fuck down.
Mere days after Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit theaters, a hilarious fake Kylo Ren Twitter feed instantly went viral. Well another huge spoiler from the film has now made its way on Twitter and it’s related to Luke Skywalker.
Like some 90s hacker wannabe, I love staring at dark screens. It’s easier on the eyes and generally feels more bad ass. Now, thanks to a long overdue Mac app update, I can read Twitter in dark mode. Now, I want everything in dark mode.
Twitter and Facebook have both explicitly banned terrorist content this year. Yet neither will comment on how they define terrorism. Are they using the FBI’s definition in US code? Or something else?
Of course you want to wish all of your social media followers a merry Christmas and a happy New Year, but what happens if you’re stuck in a snow drift? Or playing charades with your cousins? Or on a seasonal walk far from any kind of data connectivity? Here’s how to get your holiday greetings lined up ahead of time.
A 19-year-old US citizen was arrested in Pennsylvania today for using the internet to recruit for ISIS. From within his parents’ house, Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz created a stockpile of weapons and spent his days chatting about buying women as slaves and killing US soliders, using Twitter handles like @MuslimBruh0.