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Twitter rolls out new profiles for all users

I'm not a heavy Twitter user but keep an eye on changes that are introduced to the service. Twitter recently announced a redesign of user profiles. The new feature was rolled out […]

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How to limit or disable Twitter's new photo tagging feature

Twitter announced its new photo tagging feature the other day. It adds an option to Twitter to tag photos on the site. You can tag photos with the names of up to […]

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How to opt-out of tailored ads and personalization on Twitter

Twitter, just like many other "free to use" services on the Internet earns most of its revenue from advertisement that is displayed to users of the service. The company announced today that […]

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Twitter starts to roll out two-factor login verification

Two-factor authentication is one of the best ways to increase the security of online accounts. Companies and services like Google, PayPal or Valve are already making use of the feature to provide […]


twDocs lets you export your Twitter as a document

Twitter has become the go-to social media service for many things. You can get the latest breaking news, often before the big networks like CNN even have it. You can follow weather updates […]

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So what is Twitter #music and why do I see a black screen on the site?

Twitter launched #music yesterday, a new music discovery service that combines what Twitter users like music-wise with options to listen to that music right on the site. The service looks at general […]

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The official Twitter app for Windows 8 is now available

With Twitter limiting third party developer API access, users either have to find an application for their system that has not reached that limit yet, or use one of the official clients […]

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How to download your Twitter archive to your computer

Twitter users up until now had only one option at their disposal to access past messages that they have posted on the social messaging site: to browse the tweets manually on the […]

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Report: Twitter to improve security with two-factor authentication

Many websites and services implement two-factor authentication as another line of defense against phishing attacks and hacking attempts.If enabled, users of the service or website need to not only enter their usernames […]


Discover what people post on Vine

Twitter launched the short video publishing service Vine a couple of days ago and while I'm not that fond of the idea, it seems to have struck a nerve with the mobile […]

Twitter Vine: video sharing with a six second limit

Many people were not really sure about Twitter's chance of success when it was released to the public. A 140 character limit for messages did not really make a lot of sense […]

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The ultimate guide to securing your Twitter account

Twitter, like any other high profile site on the Internet, is targeted by hackers, scammers, spammers and users who use it to distribute malware or spam. Security of the Twitter account is […]

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Download all photos a Twitter user has posted

I have to admit that I'm still not using Twitter actively, do not have the time for it and while that is certainly an oversight as it is an excellent platform to […]

Twitter apps get Instagram-like filters

Two Twitter news in less than 24 hours here on Ghacks, that is a new record. The company yesterday announced that it would unleash its new profile page on all users of […]

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Twitter Profile changes on 12.12.12

I'm probably the only tech blogger in the universe who is not using Twitter as a way of communicating with his audience or sending out tweets about new blog posts and stuff […]


Instagram Gets Tighter with Twitter, Adds @Mmentions

These days every mobile phone, even the non-smartphones, come with a camera built in.  There are also hundreds of third-party camera apps, like Cartoon Camera for Android, which Ghacks just looked at […]

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Twitter Transparency Report, US Tops the list

Twitter yesterday has released the company's first transparency report which offers information about user information, removal and takedown notice requests Twitter received in the first half of 2012. The idea for the […]

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Twitter Changes Incoming: Faster Speeds, No More Hashbang URLs

Twitter yesterday announced several major infrastructure changes that it would roll out to its site in the coming weeks on the Twitter Engineering blog. The changes are all aimed at optimizing speeds […]