All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tweets’

Twitter’s New Geotagged Tweet Visualizations Are Incredible

Twitter’s Visual Insights team has gone and done something awesome. They’ve created some maps of a bunch of major cities, countries, and continents using geotagged tweets – using only geotagged tweets. Everything you see in the maps below are tweets – every dot is a tweet and the color of the dot is the tweet count. Twitter says that these …

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Twitter Finally Launches Two-Step Verification

After a series of high-profile hacks and calls from the user base, Twitter has finally unveiled their form of two-step verification. “Every day, a growing number of people log in to Twitter. Usually these login attempts come from the genuine account owners, but we occasionally hear from people whose accounts have been compromised by email phishing schemes or a breach …

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Bieber May Sue Guests for Tweeting About Party Happenings

If you ever happen to get an invite to one of Justin Bieber’s house parties (you won’t, but you can keep on reading), just make sure you don’t tweet about it or post any photos to Instagram. If you do, Bieber reserves the right to sue the absolute hell out of you. TMZ obtained a copy of a waiver that …

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Darius Rucker: Racist Tweet Gets Response ‘So The World Can See It’

In the last few years, former Hootie & the Blowfish singer Darius Rucker has been refashioning himself as a country music artist. And a recent performance and the surprising reaction on Twitter led Rucker to express disbelief at the racism happening in the year 2013. One Twitter user took issue with Rucker recently covering the Bob Dylan-inspired Old Crow Medicine …

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Yahoo/Twitter Partnership Brings Tweets to the Yahoo Newsfeed

Attention Yahoo users: you’re about to see a big change to the homepage newsfeed – tweets. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced the new partnership today in a post on the Yahoo blog. “Tweets have become an important information source for many of our users, so we are thrilled to announce our partnership with Twitter to bring Tweets directly into the …

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Nick Offerman Is Back Reading Mindless Celeb Tweets

One of the funniest minutes on late night is back for its 9th installment, and we couldn’t be happier. Ladies and gentlemen, I present Nick Offerman from Parks and Recreations reading tweets from young female celebrities. In this episode, TV’s Ron Swanson reads tweets from such starlets as Katy Perry, Miranda Cosgrove, and Jennette McCurdy. If you’re interested, there’s a …

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‘Geography of Hate’ Project Shows Racist, Homophobic Tweet Concentrations Across the U.S.

If you’ve spent any time at all on Twitter, you know that it can be a great place for a variety of things – real-time news, celeb-watching, comedy, and the list goes on and on. But you also know that Twitter is full of the kind of homophobic and racist language that can make you physically recoil. Now, a group …

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Twitter Two-Step Verification Finally on the Horizon [REPORT]

Following Tuesday’s hack of the AP’s Twitter account that temporarily tanked the stock market and showed just how powerful a false tweet can be, Twitter is looking to slowly roll out two-step verification to some users. According to Wired, Twitter has such a system currently undergoing internal testing, and they will soon begin to roll it out “incrementally.” Two-step verification, …

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Here’s an Epic Song Full of Inane Celebrity Tweets

Sometimes, 140 characters can be used to express something important, thought-provoking, or otherwise newsworthy. And sometimes not, as evidenced by the bulk of the musings coming from a handful of celebrities’ Twitter accounts. YouTuber Shane Dawson penned this epic tribute to the more inane aspects of Twitter – you know, the parts of the service that aren’t breaking news and …

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Watch Adorable Kids Read Author and Twitter Comedian Kelly Oxford’s Tweets

Jimmy Kimmel has a thing where he makes people on the streets read the tweets of some of his guests, you know, when the guest is particularly prolific on Twitter. He did this a few weeks ago when he had comedian Rob Delaney on the show. That time, it was the elderly who were made to read the oftentimes obscene …

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Pakistan’s Mobiilink Offers Free Tweeting to Its Customers

Whenever a country that has a history of internet censorship gains better access to one of the internet’s most important tools, it’s big news. And that’s exactly what has happened today. Starting today, Pakistan’s largest provider of cellular services has announced that its prepaid customers can tweet away – for free. “Data charges for accessing Twitter have been made ZERO …

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Twitter Archive Now Supports 12 New Languages

Twitter has just announced that they’ve made Twitter archive available for a bunch of new languages: Danish, Filipino, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu. Now, Twitter users using the service in those languages can access and download a complete archive of every tweet they ever sent. As you may remember, Twitter opened up their archive …

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