All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Status’

Facebook Is Urging Users to Talk About Hot Topics

Facebook Is Urging Users to Talk About Hot Topics

Ever want to post something to Facebook but can’t think of anything to say? Do you crave inclusion in the social dialogue but often find yourself without anything to say? Wouldn’t it be easier for Facebook to just tell you what to talk about? Of course it would. And Facebook may be testing a way to force conversation about certain, …

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Facebook Tests Action-Based Statuses with Emoticons for ‘Feeling,’ ‘Drinking,’ ‘Watching,’ and More

Facebook is testing a new layer to the status update that allows users to express what they’re doing with an emoticon or icon. The small test (only showing up for a minuscule percentage of users) adds a “What are you doing” box at the bottom of the status box. Upon clicking, users are given a list of “actions” that they …

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If You Posted That Stupid Facebook Copyright Status, You Deserve This Sarcastic Remonstration

By now, you’re probably aware that you can’t copyright your content with a Facebook status and you probably think that everyone who thinks so is the dumbest person you’ve ever known. But if you happen to have a friend who refuses to believe that magic isn’t real, you can show them this incredibly sarcastic breakdown of why their hollow legal …

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No, You Can’t Copyright Your Content with a Facebook Status

Users beware: a new viral status is making the rounds on Facebook, and it promises to protect your privacy by guaranteeing your right to copyright on all of the content you publish on the site. Sounds good, I guess – but the only problem is that it’s completely and utterly false. The fake privacy notice claims that by posting it, …

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Can’t Upload Avatars or Background Images on Twitter? They’re Working On It

If you try to upload a new avatar or background image to your Twitter profile, you may prove unsuccessful. Don’t worry – you’re not alone. Twitter has updated their Status page to inform users that there may be a problem with this function and that they’re working on it: “Currently, Users are not be able to upload or update avatar …

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Facebook Now Makes You Feel Bad About Not Updating Your Status

Facebook has never been shy about throwing up a banner across your news feed or dropping in a suggestion box that tells you how you shoudl be using the service. Maybe Facebook thinks you’re not following your friends closely enough, they might suggest you star them. Maybe you haven’t updated your password or you need to tweak your privacy settings …

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Twitter Search and Timelines Are Having Issues

UPDATE: As of 3:45 EST, things seem to be back to normal. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: You might have noticed that Twitter is acting a little strange lately, and Twitter has just acknowledged the problem on their official Twitter Status blog: Some users may be experiencing issue in viewing search results and home timelines . Our engineers are currently looking into this …

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