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These Twitter Ads Could Be Exposing You To Malware Attacks

Over the past four days, some Twitter users have been noticing something strange: a flurry of tweets that appear to depict a young person removing their underwear.


Report: Twitter Will Stop Counting Images And Links In Its 140-Character Tweet Limit

Looking for anything to make its social network enticing to new users, Twitter is tweaking its character limit by no longer counting images and links toward the historical 140-character barrier, according to a new report from Bloomberg.


Ruslan Kogan Spotted Harvey Norman Using Kogan TVs

Ah, Twitter. It’s a place where people come together, share news, promote their hip-hop debut, spam you with porn, have intense debates about complex topics in only 140 characters.

Today Ruslan Kogan (of online retail store Kogan fame, who recently bought out Dick Smith) revealed something a little interesting in competitor Harvey Norman’s stores — one of his own branded televisions. To Twitter!


Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News

Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC gathering, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul and other conservative topics from appearing in the highly-influential section, even though they were organically trending among the site’s users.


Twitter Halts Flow Of Information To US Intelligence Agencies

Twitter has reportedly stopped the flow of data to US intelligence agencies which is currently delivered via a private data mining service.


11 Twitter Hacks To Supercharge Your Tweeting Powers

Twitter may not be having the best of years so far, but it still runs circles around its rivals in so many ways. One of the reasons Twitter is worth sticking with (or making a start with) are the wealth of plug-ins, add-ons and third-party apps built on top of the platform. Here are our favourite tools for boosting Twitter’s usefulness — they’re all quick to set up and free to try.


Twitter's New 'Connect' Tab Makes Finding People To Follow Easier

The “Connect” tab is a new feature on Twitter rolling out on Android and iOS today that replaces the existing “Find People” tab — with the main difference being that Connect will give you detailed, curated recommendations of people to follow.

Twitter has based its suggestions on who you already follow, tweets you like, who is popular in your local area and current world events.


Twitter Kills Its Wonderful Recommendation Bot

@MagicRecs is now a deleted relic of an older Twitter, before disappointing quarterly reports became a constant storm cloud over the once promising social network. It was a bot — an actually competent one — that would send users DMs alerting them to popular accounts and tweets among people you follow. Unfortunately, it’s dead now.


Trump Gets A Young Lady To Do It In The Office, But After 7pm He Does It Himself

Yesterday Donald Trump shed some light on one of the great mysteries of our time: How does the most infamous man on Twitter actually tweet? The answer? He spends most of the day shouting his tweets at assistants for them to send. But after 7pm it’s all him, baby.


Yep, Twitter Is Down [And Back Up, Now]

No, it’s not just you. Twitter is down. The world’s most up-to-the-minute social network is having some problems with its website and first-party apps for iOS and Android.


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