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How To Check If Someone Else Is Using Your Social Media Accounts

If you’ve got a suspicion someone else has gained access to your social media accounts, it’s not difficult to check — and it could mean you’re able to apply a password change before any real damage happens. In fact, it’s worth checking these options regularly just to be sure your Facebook and Twitter accounts are completely yours.


US Justice Department Tweet Calls CNN 'Biggest Troll Of Them All'

Earlier this week, Melania Trump, wife of The Donald, delivered a speech during the first night of the Republican National Convention. But soon after, some people began questioning whether Melania or her speechwriters had in fact copied part of Michelle Obama’s 2008 Democratic National Convention speech. CNN reported on the controversy, and the US Justice Department had some thoughts.


Getting A Blue Tick: How To Apply For Twitter Verification

Craving that little blue tick? Previously left up to a somewhat mysterious process, from today there is a new online application process for Twitter accounts to receive verified status.


Twitter Isn't Doing Enough About Leslie Jones' Racist Trolls [Updated]

In a perfect world, Leslie Jones would have spent her day celebrating the release of her new childhood-ruining movie, Ghostbusters: Attack of the Feminmiminismsists, but instead she’s putting up with some bullshit on Twitter. Tuesday morning, Jones exposed and called out the insanely racist abuse she’s been receiving.


It's World Emoji Day, So Let's See What Australia's Most Popular Emoji Is

Yes, it’s unlikely we’ll remember this as being a thing in 20 years, when facial expressions are fired directly into your ears using wax-powered mind beams, but for now, every July 17 we celebrate World Emoji Day. Hooray.


In The Battle Of Video Services, Vine Isn't Doing So Well

Have you used Vine recently? No? You’re not alone. Once, Vine was the hottest thing around. Now, at least nine business leaders have left and the service that brought us “on fleek” (for which we will always be grateful) is struggling to keep people interested. The technology circle of life continues.


So Your Home Is A Pokemon Gym. Now What?

Pokemon Go is bringing gaming to the real world like we’ve never seen before. With Pokestops and gyms all over the world, in real locations, it was only a matter of time before someone’s home became a gym.

So what do you do if you have Pokemon trainers trekking to your humble abode to be the very best that no one ever was? If you’re Boon Sheridan, you roll with it.


NASA Kepler Twitter Account Hacked, Tweets Sexy Butt

The official Twitter account for NASA’s Kepler, which surveys parts of the Milky Way Galaxy in search for hospitable planets, just got hacked. It’s unclear how or why the account was hacked, but it definitely tweeted a butt and a sketchy link.


'Stickers' Are The New Hashtag On Twitter

Stickers is a photo-editing tool that lets you choose from hundreds of accessories, emojis, and props to stick anywhere on photos you upload to Twitter.

If that doesn’t sound like anything new, maybe this will: any public Tweet containing a sticker is easily searchable and discoverable, creating a new visual spin on the hashtag; simply tapping on a sticker brings up a new timeline of Tweets from people around the world using that same sticker.


US Customs Wants To See Foreigners' Dumb Tweets And Embarrassing Snaps

If you’re a foreigner travelling into or out of the United States, US Customs and Border Protection wants to see your social media accounts. If my Twitter account is any indication, they are in for a dumb, boring time.


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