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Twitter Grabs More Control Over Your Timeline

Twitter Grabs More Control Over Your Timeline

By Josh Wolford August 20, 2014

Recently, you may have seen some tweets in your Twitter timeline that confused you. Why? Because the tweets are coming from people that you don’t actively follow. This may have pissed you off, and if so, you wouldn’t be alone. …

Adobe Flash And AIR Updated With New Features Adobe Flash And AIR Updated With New Features
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Adobe Flash and AIR are nigh inseparable these days. Developers wanting to create high quality Flash games for mobile devices use AIR to take advantage of the same technologies, and each update brings a number of enhancements to the platform. …

Twitter Asks You to 'Welcome Back' Other Users Twitter Asks You to 'Welcome Back' Other Users

It looks like Twitter is making a small, non-intrusive push to promote more interaction between members of the service. Some users are seeing a new message appear atop their streams on Twitter.com. It notifies them that someone (a particular @person) …

Facebook Adds New Repeat Event Option Facebook Adds New Repeat Event Option

Facebook has just pushed an update to the site that makes creating repeat events easier by populating new events with all of the previously saved information and inviting all of the same guests for you. The new feature was announced …

Amazon Launches FreeTime for Kindle Fire HD Amazon Launches FreeTime for Kindle Fire HD
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Attention parents: Amazon is hoping that a new update to the Kindle fire HD makes you feel more comfortable about leaving your children alone with the tablet. In the latest over-the-air update to hit the device, Amazon is introducing Kindle …

Shazam App to Expand TV Identification Shazam App to Expand TV Identification

Shazam, the makers of the popular smartphone app of the same name that allows users to identify a song from a short sample, today announced that it now has 250 million users worldwide. Shazam also announced an expansion of its …

Facebook To Spread Organ Donor Initiative to Asia Facebook To Spread Organ Donor Initiative to Asia

It looks like South Korea will be the first Asian country that Facebook will tap in their ongoing organ donation awareness initiative. South Korean news site Yonhap is reporting that Facebook is planning to allow users in the country to …

Netflix Solves a First World Problem with Post-Play Netflix Solves a First World Problem with Post-Play
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I (and you as well) should probably blame our sloth, impatience, and general inability to say no to anything on Netflix Instant. I’m so used to watching TV series in marathon blocks of 5, 6, 7, and even 10+ episodes …

Facebook Launching "Saved Stories" Facebook Launching "Saved Stories"
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Although it’s unclear whether or not any of your friends actually post anything on Facebook that you would feel compelled to revisit later (my friends simply aren’t that witty or informative), you’re about to get the ability to do so. …

Facebook Pushes The Still-Optional Timeline In Chat Facebook Pushes The Still-Optional Timeline In Chat
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Is everybody enjoying Facebook Timeline? No regrets? Have you even switched your old profile page over to Timeline? Despite saying months ago that the Timeline would soon become mandatory for all users, Facebook has yet to pull the trigger and …

Facebook Rolls Out Comment Editing For The Careless Facebook Rolls Out Comment Editing For The Careless
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Facebook is in the process of giving a gift to the clumsy, hurried, and drunk. Over the next few days, the company will roll out full comment editing to all users. For a little while, Facebook has allowed users to …

Twitter Axes Replies From Verified Account Timelines Twitter Axes Replies From Verified Account Timelines

One of the most endearing qualities a celebrity, brand, or otherwise verified Twitter account can have is user engagement. Sure, it’s interesting to follow them for the humor, the information, or the insight into their day-to-day lives. But if Twitter …

Facebook Tests Paid “Highlighting” Of Users’ Posts Facebook Tests Paid “Highlighting” Of Users’ Posts

We already know that world of Facebook in some way mirrors the offline world – especially for kids. On Facebook, you can still get that daily dose of embarrassment, rejection, isolation, and inane bickering that has been a part of …

This iPhone 5 Will Self-Destruct In 3...2...1 This iPhone 5 Will Self-Destruct In 3...2...1
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Speculation surrounding the upcoming iPhone (iPhone 5…6? New new iPhone?) is unsurprisingly furious. Rumors have been flying around about a liquidmetal body, a thinner touchscreen, and larger display, and even a redesigned home button. The newest feature that might grace …

New Google Search Feature Spotted In The Wild New Google Search Feature Spotted In The Wild
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Is Google about to make it easier for users to find relevant information without ever leaving the search page? Reddit user philosyche just spotted what looks like an experimental Google search feature in the wild. Considering it’s legit, the feature …

Google Unveils New "Account Activity" Report Google Unveils New "Account Activity" Report
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Google has just unveiled a new beta feature that they say will help users “step back and take stock of what you’re doing online.” It’s called Account Activity, and everyone with a Google account can go opt-in right now. Today …

Google+ Hangouts Get Free Calls To U.S. & Canada Google+ Hangouts Get Free Calls To U.S. & Canada

Another feature has graduated the Hangouts with Extras class and is now a core part of the Google+ Hangouts experience. As of today, you can now place free calls anywhere in the U.S. and Canada right inside your Hangout box. …