These Pictures Of Sushi Floating In The Space Are Truly Awesome

If someone thinks that by mixing awesome with awesome the result is going to be something different than pure awesome, he should check Space Sushi out: A bizarre Twitter account (and Tumblr) devoted to pictures of sushi floating in the space. Is there anything more awesome than that?


Why Ello's Plan To Stay Ad-Free Can Actually Work

I want to believe in Ello. It’s a cheeky little startup with idealistic ambitions and a haunting logo and the promise of no ads. What’s not to like? Well, a few days ago, Ello revealed its grand plan to stay ad-free, and, honestly, it sounded at first like total bullshit. But it’s not.


Photos: Melbourne Had An Insane Lightning Storm Last Night

If you were anywhere near Melbourne last night, you could have been fooled into thinking it was the end of days playing out in the skies above your fair city. A lightning storm of biblical proportions wreaked havoc on the city last night, destroying a house and damaging power infrastructure. As the sun rises on a city still mostly intact, people are sharing some amazing photos of what they saw.


Twitpic Will Live On As An Archive, Owned By Twitter

The saga of Twitpic vs Twitter, probably the most ridiculously petty argument in the entire social media industry, is finally coming to a semi-satisfactory end: Twitpic is definitely shutting down, but its archives will live on in read-only mode, owned by Twitter.


The Queen Sends Her First Tweet

Briefly: Pray silence… for the Queen’s first tweet. Queen Elizabeth II sent a message from the royal @BritishMonarchy account this morning to mark the grand opening of the Science Museum’s new Information Age Gallery. Bless.


Use IFTTT To Supercharge Your Twitter Alerts

IFTTT, one of our favourite apps for doing just about anything, just got updated with a bunch of new Twitter triggers — if you want to stay on top of tweets that mention your name, you now have a much wider choice of ways to do it. These same alerts can also be set up for tweets from a particular @name or using a specific hashtag.


How Twitter Plans To Take Over Your Phone

Twitter is branching out beyond tweets: The company is launching a software development kit today, called Fabric. With Fabric, Twitter intends to take over your phone.


Twitpic Is Shutting Down After All

In September, Twitpic announced it was shutting down. Also in September, Twitpic announced it was no longer shutting down, because it had found a buyer. But Twitpic has announced again that it is shutting down, this time on October 25.


Twitter: Inserting Strangers' Tweets Into Your Timeline Is Now A Feature

Twitter has published a blog post explaining that recommended tweets are no longer a test — they’re here to stay in your timeline.


Twitter's Audio Cards Put Music Right In Your Tweets

Twitter is launching a new music feature that lets people embed audio in their tweets. This means just like you can put a photo or video in a tweet, you’ll be able to insert audio soon too. Twitter is partnering with Soundcloud to let people listen to music in their timelines on iOS and Android.


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