Twitter Adds Features Making Embedding Easy

Twitter has made it easier to add rich, responsive Tweet displays directly to your website or CMS. There are now 3 options: 1. Factory Functions – Allows you to easily generate timelines for any web app. 2. oEmbed API –…

Buzzfeed Discovers Internet Censorship From Other Countries

Buzzfeed is at it again today. First it decided to pick sides in a presidential election, and now it has noticed that other countries, often Muslim, don’t have the same sensibilities as Americans. And this is a big problem for…

Snapchat Now Bigger Than Twitter With 150 Million Users Daily

According to a report by Bloomberg, Snapchat has surpassed Twitter in daily users by 10 million. Twitter is said to have 140 million daily users while Snapchat now has 150 million. According to sources not revealed by Bloomberg, Snapchat had…

YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Agree To Censor EU “Hate Speech”

In a disturbing agreement from the perspective of free speech advocates Tuesday, the European Commission and U.S. based social media companies Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft agreed to a “Code of Conduct” on “hate speech”. It’s pretext is to stop…

Twitter: Only Counting Your Words And Dumping @Name

Twitter is changing how it counts its 140 character tweet limit and it is literally saying Goodbye @. Goodbye, .@: These changes will help simplify the rules around Tweets that start with a username. New Tweets that begin with a…

Twitter 140 Character Limit Changing To Exclude Photo’s & Links

Per Bloomberg Twitter will soon exclude counting characters that are part of links or images in order to encourage better tweets. This will make a full 140 character tweet potential available even when you are linking to videos, pictures and…

Periscope Videos Can Now Be Saved Forever

Twitter owned Periscope announced Wednesday via tweet that users can now save their live videos forever. Currently Periscope produced videos disappear after 24 hours. It’s not automatic, a user has to add #save in the video title.   Working on…

Twitter Adds An Intelligent Connect Tab

Twitter announced today that effective immediately you will find a Connect Tab in the Twitter mobile app. Twitter says that they will look at who you alread follow, tweets you like, popular accounts in your local area, current news and…

Report: Facebook and Twitter Don’t Like You Promoting Your Snapchat Account

A lot of businesses have been trying their hand at Snapchat, trying to gain some traction on the social media service du jour. One way many have been trying to promote their Snapchat presence is to do so on other…

Twitter Has A New Dashboard for Developers

Twitter’s Fabric developer kits have been around for about a year and a half at this point, but in the early months of 2016, Twitter is giving developers some helpful components for using Fabric. In February, the company introduced the…