Twitter is one of the companies made famous by using short text to convey a message. Now, it’s one of the most popular social network platforms where you can post any content you’d like, and we’ll cover any of the top news, updates, and guides here.

Blackberry Messenger Blamed over London Riots

Blackberry has long been praised, and criticised for the security of it's email and messaging platform.  Most recently the company has faced commercial problems in some middle-eastern countries, most notable Saudi Arabia, […]


NewsMix Gives Twitter News Tweets Validation Among Traditional News

There are lots of different ways to utilize the power of Twitter. Many people use it simply at its most basic level, posting tweets to their followers while scanning those of their […]

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Migrate Facebook and Twitter To Your Desktop Together with Seesmic

Over the years we have posted several different plugins and applications that helps make social networking easier by making it more readily available. There really is no reason that users of the […]

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StockTwits’ Desktop Program Offers Unparalleled Stock Social Networking Interface

Sorting through the mess of financial programs on the market today can be so difficult that many people give up altogether. There are simply too many poor applications on the market that […]

Microsoft Analytics For Twitter

Twitter has not only become a tool for Internet users to write and exchange messages, but also for marketers and researchers who want to analyze the dynamics or trends on the Internet […]

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MetroTwit, Metro Theme Inspired Windows Twitter Client

I have to admit that I'm not someone who uses Twitter on a regular basis. I log in every know and then to check out some new features or make changes to […]

Twitter Announced Launch of Photo-Service

Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo, announced to the world yesterday that Twitter was going to be rolling out its very own photo-sharing service over the next few weeks. He made this announcement yesterday, […]


Why Is Twitter’s Acquisition of TweetDeck More Than It Seems?

This week saw the acquisition of TweetDeck by Twitter for $40-$50 million. Yay for Twitter, right? They’ve gotten access to a popular and functional client. But why TweetDeck, and why now? Well, […]


How Did You Hear About Osama? I Bet It Wasn’t On TV...

The way we consume media has changed drastically over the last few years. Instead of watching the nightly news, we are getting news real-time. And the news we get is no longer […]

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Why Twitter Is So Popular With the Rich and Famous

A few years ago, the social networking site Twitter was virtually unheard of. However, it then started becoming very popular with the rich and famous, prompting a massive surge in users from […]

Hotot: Give this new Linux twitter client a tweet

I use Twitter for a lot of things. One is to help promote my writing (both my fiction and technical writing). Because promotion seems like a 24/7 job, it is critical that […]

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Delete Location Information History On Twitter

We have talked about the dangers of publicly available location information before (see Creepy! Track Michael Arrington, Or Anyone Else, Via Geolocation for pointers). A simply example would be a Tweet from […]

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How To Enable HTTPS On Twitter

Update: HTTPS is the default protocol on Twitter now. You don't have to make any adjustments to your account to enable it on the social messaging site. Twitter made an announcement earlier […]


Creepy! Track Michael Arrington, Or Anyone Else, Via Geolocation

Creepy is a free program for Windows, Mac and Linux that can be used to track Twitter and Flickr users. Track how? Via the geolocation feature that both services make use of. […]

Who Really Uses Facebook & Twitter?

Some amazing charts have been released today by Digital Surgeons showing the demographic breakdown of who actually uses the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter.  It reveals some extremely interesting data.  This includes […]

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Power Twitter For Chrome

Update: The extension does not work anymore. It was last updated in 2011 and the most likely reason why it stopped working is that Twitter changed things around in the backend in […]

Twitter Founder Steps Down as CEO

Evan Williams, the co-founder of social networking site Twitter is to stand down as Chief Executive Officer of the company to move into a role that will allow him to help make […]

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A Twitter newspaper? How can that work considering that Twitter limits the number of characters to 140? That were my questions when I first heard about, a web service that offers […]

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Tweak Auto Post, Desktop App To Schedule Twitter Posts

Most users of the popular messaging platform Twitter use the website to post their messages. Some users may use browser add-ons, mobile devices, or desktop applications as well, as they offer several […]

Twitter sees 20 billionth tweet

Twitter's micro-blogging service has always been popular, and with people such as Stephen Fry entertaining the masses, it's popularity can only grow as more and more people sign up to follow the […]


Use Twitter Directly From The Firefox Address Bar

Twitter is a hugely popular messaging service that allows anyone to post messages, followers automatically see the messages in their accounts and everyone else might stumble upon them by searching Twitter messages. […]


Zoofs Finds Viral Youtube Videos On Twitter

Have you ever wondered what the trends of tomorrow will be? What people will be talking about? You can now get a headstart with Zoofs, a brand new service that scans Twitter […]

Twitter Starts Scanning Direct Links To Improve Security

Twitter has been targeted by users with malicious intent ever since it started to become increasingly popular. One of the biggest problems up to yesterday were direct messages which one Twitter user […]

Please Rob Me Demonstrates The Dangers Of Location Based Services

Please Rob Me is a free service that demonstrates the dangers of using location based services publicly on the Internet. Location based services can be helpful to the user, no question about […]

Twitter Japan To Introduce Paid Subscriptions

If you have ever asked yourself how Twitter could be earning revenue from its highly popular messaging service then the latest developments at Twitter Japan might answer that question for you. The […]

Tweet from the command line with Twidge

For the longest time I refused to see the value in Twitter. Over the last six months I have changed my tune on that. Now I use Twitter primarily as a PR […]

Finally! Twitter Adds ReTweet Feature!

That is true folks. Twitter finally has a retweet feature. So retweet away to glory I say! It is still in beta and I haven't gotten around to using it much yet […]

Twitter Lists Explained

Twitter introduced a new feature called Twitter Lists recently. Before Twitter Lists, Twitter users could only look at messages of individual users. They could look up messages posted by a friend, work […]

Microsoft Customer Service Joins Twitter

Microsoft Support is the official customer service and support channel of the Redmond-based company on the messaging platform Twitter. One of Microsoft's public relations and customer service strategies in recent times seems […]

Twitter Account Suspended? Be Careful What You Post

You might have already read about it in the news elsewhere: The Twitter account of security researcher Mikko H. Hyppönen of F-Secure got suspended without warning two days ago. Mikko tried to […]

Yahoo Meme Opens Registrations For Anyone

We reviewed Yahoo Meme a while ago here at Ghacks and gave out several invites to Yahoo's Twitter-like service. The service was in private beta back then which meant that only users […]

Real-time Local Twitter Trends

Twitter can be an excellent source for trend analysis. Twitter itself displays several popular topics on its frontpage which are sorted by minute, day and week. It does become more difficulty to […]

PBTweet Enhances Twitter Experience

PBTweet is a bookmarklet and userscript that enhances several aspects of Twitter by changing or adding new functions to the popular social network. Before we start looking at the features a word […]

Feed Roller Is A Lightweight Twitter And RSS Feed Ticker

Most users who subscribe to RSS feeds read these feeds in feed readers that can either be accessed from the desktop or on a website. Popular options are for instance the Feed […]

Webmasters: Search For Links Posted On Twitter

Webmasters should be interested in comments and links that get posted on the Internet that refer to articles they have published or their website in general. One very popular platform to post […]

Use Twitter As a Reminder Service

If you are a heavy Twitter user who tweets all the time throughout the day you may have thought that you have reached the limit as to what you can do with […]

Microsoft Outlook Twitter Add-on

It is not seldom these days that popular web services get integrated with other popular applications or services to offer a more comfortable way of working with both services. Twitter is one […]

Top 5 Twitter Addons

Twitter, as with most things started out small. Then it went viral and exploded which is ironic because now it's known for being the place where things go viral. Update: Most of […]

FriendFeed And Twitter Accelerators For Internet Explorer 8

Accelerators is a new feature that Microsoft introduced in Internet Explorer 8. They allow users to launch web services more easily and can for example be used to view a selected location […]

9 Twitter Userscripts

After the success of the IMDB userscripts article we thought it would be nice to write another one that reviews some of the best Twitter userscripts out there. Now, userscripts can be […]



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