Twitter

  • Twitter adds Custom Timelines

    It’s a new day and the recently public Twitter is launching a new feature. Custom Timelines allows you to move past a single timeline of tweets from people you follow to create a custom timelines. In TweetDeck, this process is pretty straight forward, just click Add Column, then grab...
  • Are Samsung exclusive apps hurting Android as a whole?

    There’s no doubt that Samsung is the biggest player in the Android world, with its Galaxy S series of phones constantly breaking sales records each year since the SII, but has their dominance started to hurt the rest of the Android ecosystem, especially with their selection of key Android...
  • Twitter for Windows Phone gets new features in 3.0

    Great news for Windows Phone users this morning, Twitter has updated their app on Windows Phone to version 3.0. One of the biggest changes in this release is the ability to set Twitter as your lockscreen agent. This means if you have peek enabled, you can simply wave your...
  • Twitter follows Facebook, going public

    It’s official, Twitter has filed an S-1, the required paperwork required by Wall Street to go public. The filing for IPO does not make the company public, but indicates their intention to. Following in the footsteps of Facebook’s IPO, tech companies are clearly gaining confidence again in going public....
  • Twitter introduces conversation views

    Twitter has rolled out a new feature overnight on their website. Conversation view works by joining tweets together with a line to simplify the display of conversation threads. This has been a long standing issue with twitter in following the conversation if you enter mid-way, the new view allows...
  • Video coming to Instagram, with an announcement this Thursday

    Following the success of Vine, Instagram is planning to release a video product this Thursday at Facebook headquarters, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. It is said that the new video product is something the service was planning for two years now, but has been heavily kept under wraps...
  • Facebook introduces #hashtags

    From what started on Twitter, the hashtag has grown to just about every social network – from Tumblr to Instagram or from Pinterest to Google Plus. Facebook today is jumping on the #bandwagon and is officially adding support for the hashtag. Facebook users will be able to search for...
  • Is Twitter the new forefront for news?

    The last week has been absolutely crazy – especially for the city of Boston, with a bombing, shootings and the insane 24 hours that has just happened trying to piece it all together. Through the whole time this happened, I didn’t open a news site once, nor did I...
  • Twitter #music is official and it’s available right now

    After mountains of rumours, Twitter has finally officially released Twitter #music. “We’re releasing Twitter #music, a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter” Twitter said. The iOS and web app (sadly no native Android or Windows Phone) uses Twitter activity to detect and...