Watch Ariana Grande's benefit concert live on Twitter and YouTube

Watch Ariana Grande's benefit concert live on Twitter and YouTube Pop star Ariana Grande is hosting a benefit concert on June 4th to help victims of the Manchester terrorist attack, and you'll have plenty of ways to both watch and contribute online. The gig will livestream at 2PM Eastern (7PM local time) on Twitter… Source: […]

New Twitter Inbox Feature Flags Unsolicited Direct Messages As 'Requests'

New Twitter Inbox Feature Flags Unsolicited Direct Messages As 'Requests' Yesterday, Twitter began rolling out a new feature in the Messages section of its official app that separates out DMs from people you don’t follow in order to make it easier to accept or delete them. In the Twitter iOS app, regular messages from people […]

Twitter wants you to slide into its DMs for account help

Twitter wants you to slide into its DMs for account help Ever wanted to have a private chat with Twitter to settle your burning questions? At last, you can. As hinted a few weeks ago, Twitter has started offering both tips and account help through direct messages to @support. You're talking to a chatbot… Source: […]

World's Worst Website Goes Down (Again)

World's Worst Website Goes Down (Again) Let’s breathe a sigh of relief: For now, at least, Wesearchr is dead. Again. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: World's Worst Website Goes Down (Again)

What's Happening With Me

What's Happening With Me In a moving Medium post published on Tuesday, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone announced that he would be rejoining the company he created with Jack Dorsey in 2006. I, however, also have some major news. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: What's Happening With Me

Twitter Announces 'Lite' Mobile Web Service to Minimize Data Usage

Twitter Announces 'Lite' Mobile Web Service to Minimize Data Usage Twitter announced a faster version of its mobile service on Wednesday with the launch of “Twitter Lite”, a web-browser based experience that aims to mimic the social media app’s main features while minimizing data usage. Twitter Lite can be accessed on mobile browsers from mobile.twitter.com […]

Twitter apps' Explore tab combines moments, trends and more

Twitter apps' Explore tab combines moments, trends and more A new Twitter tab marked "Explore" has squeezed its way between Home and Notifications in the microblogging website's mobile app. When it makes its way to your device, that's where you'll have to go to find Twitter's trending topics, Moments, search… Source: Engadget Link: Twitter apps' […]

Sean Spicer Just Tweeted Something That Looks an Awful Lot Like a Password

Sean Spicer Just Tweeted Something That Looks an Awful Lot Like a Password White House Press Secretary and shouting ball of wax Sean Spicer has tweeted plenty of dumb things. (And who among us hasn’t?) This morning, though, he may have accidentally compromised the security of his Twitter account. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Sean […]

We All Need This Cute Animal 'Tweet-Off' Right Now

We All Need This Cute Animal 'Tweet-Off' Right Now Not sure if you’ve been paying attention, but the world isn’t looking so great right now. People are scared. There’s no easy way to make yourself feel better in these trying times, but here’s something good—zoos around the globe are having a #CuteAnimalTweetOff. Read more… Source: […]

When You Search ‘Asshole’ on Twitter, President Trump’s Profile Is the First Result

When You Search ‘Asshole’ on Twitter, President Trump’s Profile Is the First Result Wednesday night, a number of Twitter aficionados noted that when you search “asshole”—as well as “fascist,” “bigot,” and “racist”—on Twitter, the first result is the account of none other than our president, Donald J. Trump. Sad! Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: When […]

President Trump Reportedly Still Using His Favorite Unsecured Cellphone [Updated]

President Trump Reportedly Still Using His Favorite Unsecured Cellphone [Updated] Speaking from the White House on Tuesday, Donald Trump bragged to The New York Times that he was on “the world’s most secure” telephone system, joking, “The words just explode in the air.” According to that same report, however, the President is also using what […]

Twitter Apologizes for Making People Follow Donald Trump Against Their Will

Twitter Apologizes for Making People Follow Donald Trump Against Their Will People are a bit on edge at the moment when it comes to being forced to do things by now-President Donald Trump. When some users noticed that they were suddenly following the official Twitter account of the POTUS against their will yesterday, they freaked […]

Massive Twitter Bot Army Exposed by Its Obsession With Star Wars

Massive Twitter Bot Army Exposed by Its Obsession With Star Wars Bot accounts are the bane of Twitter. The automated accounts that are often characterized by the default egg icon can wreak all sorts of havoc and totally turn the tide on topics that are trending. In a new paper, researchers discovered a bot army […]

Obama's legacy: The most tech-savvy president

Obama's legacy: The most tech-savvy president When Barack Obama moved into the White House on January 20th, 2009, the federal government was in the digital dark ages. Even as late as 2011, he was complaining that the White House was 30 years behind. Among other things, Obama was the first presid… Source: Engadget Link: Obama's […]

National Park Service Banned From Tweeting After Anti-Trump Retweets [Updated]

National Park Service Banned From Tweeting After Anti-Trump Retweets [Updated] The National Park service retweeted some sick Donald Trump burns, noting how, uh, lightly attended his inauguration was compared to Barack Obama’s in 2009. But now, the NPS has been ordered by its Washington support office to “immediately cease use of government Twitter accounts until […]

Martin Shkreli Suspended From Twitter Following Allegations of Harassment [Updated]

Martin Shkreli Suspended From Twitter Following Allegations of Harassment [Updated] Martin Shkreli has been suspended from Twitter. The penalty comes after Shkreli continually harassed the journalist Lauren Duca using the social media platform. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Martin Shkreli Suspended From Twitter Following Allegations of Harassment [Updated]

How Does Kenny G Tweet?

How Does Kenny G Tweet? On the day after Black Friday—known to those in the industry as the slowest blogging day of the year—Kenny G did a legendary tweet. It depicts the famous saxophonist gazing directly into your soul, resting on his bicycle with confident masculinity, his arms crossed. “My hands are for one thing,” […]

The Democratic Party Needs to Stop Using Reaction Gifs

The Democratic Party Needs to Stop Using Reaction Gifs The Democrats lost the election, and now they’re just trying to pick up the pieces. The party’s current social media strategy is unfortunate—using reaction gifs to warn of the horror a Trump presidency might bring. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: The Democratic Party Needs to Stop […]

It's Officially the Weird Twitter Election

It's Officially the Weird Twitter Election Some pundits have aptly declared this the Twitter Election. The alt-right’s enormous pro-Trump presence on the struggling platform and Hillary “Yaaas Kween” Clinton’s ‘epic clap backs’ have shown this to be true. Today at a rally in Golden, Colorado, Donald Trump stepped it up a notch (as he tends […]

Twitter will fire around 350 employees in hunt for profits

Twitter will fire around 350 employees in hunt for profits Twitter's not had a great time of it lately, with several would-be suitors deciding that they didn't want to buy the burgeoning social network anyway. Now, the company has announced its latest financial results and a restructuring plan in the hope of… Source: Engadget Link: […]