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Twitter Sues Twitter Spam Tool Providers

Twitter in its current form is abused by spammers, usually with the help of automated tools that support multiple profiles, auto following and posting, custom messages and a lot of other goodies […]

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MetroTwit 1.0 Released, Now With Windows 8 Support

The Twitter homepage is not really the most comfortable place to manage your tweets, followers and read tweets and messages by other users. One of the restrictions for instance is that you […]

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Twitter Acquires Posterous, What Happens Next?

You may have already heard the news that the social messaging service Twitter has acquired another web service. After acquiring Tweetdeck less than a year ago, the company has acquired the blogging […]

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Websites Can See If You Are Logged Into A Social Networking Site

Can websites find out if you are logged into Facebook, Twitter or Google+? That's what Tom Anthony wanted to find out. If third party websites could, it could be used for different […]

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Twitter Makes HTTPS Default For Signed In Users

Twitter users had an option to turn on https for their connections to the popular social messaging site for quite a while. Users who turned the feature on, benefited from encrypted communication […]

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ShowMeTrend Links Twitter Tags To Web News

The messaging platform Twitter can be used to find out what is trending, and what is not. The more users talk tweet about a certain topic, the more popular it has to […]

FBI Seeks Disasters Social App and Twitter Announces Censorship

The FBI is looking to develop an emergencies early warning system that works by "scraping" information in real time from social networks.  The US policing and intelligence bureau has asked contractors to […]

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My Permissions Lets You Clean App Permissions

With the popularity of a service and an api come third party services that either use the service's authorization system or add functionality to the service. A prime example is Facebook. Sites […]

Will You Clean out your Social Networks for New Year?

So it's almost time to dust off the old new year's resolutions, work out how many you kept (I kept all of mine for the first time), and then set some more […]

US Court May Have to Decide How Much One Twitter Follower is Worth

A court in the US might have to decide just how much a Twitter follower is worth after a Californian man took 17,000 followers with him after leaving a job.  Noah Kravitz, […]

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TweetDeck Update Brings Native PC and Mac Clients

Remember TweetDeck, the Adobe Air Twitter client that offered better faster access to all things Twitter? Adobe Air was not the only platform TweetDeck was offered on. A web based version and […]

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Twitter Tweets About Redesign, Forgets To Mention Ads

Twitter today announced redesigns for all platforms the social messaging site is offered for. This includes the web version for desktop PCs as well as clients for Android and iOS systems. Twitter […]

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Embed Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus Without JavaScript

Search engines like Google Search use a page's loading time as a signal when they compute that page's ranking in their search engine results. Webmasters have a lot to tweak, from the […]

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IsItOld, Check If A Link Is Still Share-Worthy On Twitter

Have you ever posted a link, image, text or video on a website or forum only to receive the discouraging "it is old" reply? Maybe you have sworn to yourself that you […]

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Tweetfilter, Twitter Filters And Customizations

Update: Tweetfilter has not been updated since 2011 and is not working anymore as a result. There is unfortunately no comparable script or extension available at the time of writing. We have […]

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Scan Your Twitter Account For Safe And Suspicious Users

Are you a Twitter user who is following all users that are following you? Or do you limit your friends list on Twitter to real life friends, business contacts and family? The […]

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Twit Cleaner, Sort Out The Garbage Among Your Twitter Followers

I have started using Twitter more regularly in past weeks. Trying to get a good solid message out every day now which links to an interesting news piece. Most of my messages […]

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, […]