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    Facebook Celebrates the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary with Easter Eggs

    There’s no spell for turning back the clock — the Harry Potter book series is turning 20 today. To help distract us all from feeling super old, Facebook and Twitter are distracting us with fun emoji and text colors! It’s a public service in more ways than one. Facebook is leading the way by changing up text […]

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    Germany is Attempting to Make Fake News Illegal

    Facebook and Twitter might want to invest in some moderators soon — if a new bill passes through Germany’s legislative branch, the sites would be required to delete posts deemed to spread fake news or incite hate. Ideas for the bill have been under discussion since last year, with a finalized version arriving this week. What’s […]

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    Disney is Considering Buying Twitter

    In the end, it seems, you either buy or get bought. Twitter, which has long struggled to turn a profit since going public, has recently been the subject of a lot of speculation about the company being in the latter camp. The usual suspects — Verizon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, among others — have all been floated […]

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    Twitter Just Made It a Whole Lot Easier To Include GIFs, Photos and Videos

    It’s about freaking time! No longer do you have spend minutes of your precious time figuring out how to put your deep thoughts on Angelina and Brad’s divorce into only 140 characters. Launching today, Twitter now does not count photos, videos, GIFs, polls and Quote Tweets as part of your 140-character count. Links still do count, however. Also, Twitter […]

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    Despite Talk of Boycotting Apple, Donald Trump Gets Caught Using His iPhone

    It’s OK, plenty of people of have vowed and failed to boycott Apple in the past. No shame in it! After reality television man and innovative debater Donald Trump swore off Apple products following the company’s battle with the FBI over access to the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, Trump has apparently […]

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    Twitter is Adding Its Own GIF Search Engine

    via GIPHY There have been a lot of new features and rumored changes surrounding Twitter in the past year, as flagging user growth rates have made investors increasingly worried about the future of the company. So, how does one draw in more users and start bringing in more cash? GIFs, naturally. You probably don’t need […]

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    Twitter Is Giving An Ad Free Experience To Their VIP Users

    Are you one of the best tweeters on Earth? Apparently Twitter has some way of determining whether or not you are, and if you fall on the right side of the line, chances are good you’re seeing a lot fewer ads on the service right now. Twitter has cut down on or eliminated ads for […]

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    Twitter Becomes Like Everyone Else, Removes Character Limit on Direct Messages

    In one way, Twitter became just like every other messaging service out there today, abandoning the 140-character limit and replacing it with nothing. Twitter DMs and group DMs are now essentially indistinguishable from your Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp conversations. According to a blog post from product manager Sachin Agarwal, the change will roll out over […]

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    Why is the CIA on Twitter?

    I’m not totally sure why the CIA felt the need to join Twitter last week, because I’m sure they’ve been following everyone for a long, long time anyway. But, joined it they have, and people have followed in droves – just shy of 600,000, with only three tweets posted to date.

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    How to Get the Most Out of Twitter’s Redesign

    Twitter has begun rolling out its latest redesign, with hopes to engage new users, while offering older ones new outlets for creativity.  So what does that mean? It means, that you really need to show off some good photos if you want to get noticed! To that effect, the new design is wider, louder, and […]

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    TODAY Show First to Reveal New Twitter Redesign

    Is it redesign season? I’m not sure if the powers that be have given April that official designation yet, but we’ve got two big UI changes hitting in a pretty short span. A lot of you have probably noticed the Facebook redesign that’s been rolling out, and if you haven’t, you will soon. Well, that’s […]

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    How Twitter is Playing a Big Part in Ukrainian Crisis

    As the Ukrainian crisis makes its seemingly inevitable pivot from internal struggle to global geopolitical standoff, it becomes increasingly difficult to understand what’s going on. That’s ironic – we’re living in age where, if you’re fortunate enough, information is available with breathtaking immediacy and in staggering amounts. And, therein lies the problem – when you […]

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    JBL Will Turn Your Tweets Into Tunes

    Just when you thought Twitter was getting stale, JBL manages to suck you right back in. In collaboration with the Grammys – fans can tweet anything they like using the following hashtags and Twitter handles: @JBLAudio, #JBLGrammys or #JBLTweetMusic to turn Tweets into music. That’s right, your most mundane and silliest tweets could turn into […]