WikiLeaks Threatens Twitter It Will Start Its Own Micro-Blogging Service

Reacting to Twitter’s permanent ban on Milo Yiannopoulos, the tech editor at conservative news site Breitbart and one of the micro-blogging site’s most offensive users, WikiLeaks has threatened to start its own Twitter because of “cyber feudalism”. In an online exchange of words between WikiLeaks and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, WikiLeaks posted: “We will start a rival service… Read More »

Facebook Kills Snapchat-Like Quick Updates Feature in Test Mode

Facebook has been testing a new Snapchat-like ‘Quick Updates’ feature for a while now on select few users, however it doesn’t plan to make it available commercially. A Facebook spokesperson has confirmed that the firm isn’t looking to “to move forward or launch the Quick Updates feature.” This Snapchat-like feature let Facebook users post photos and videos for… Read More »

How Vine’s Entire Source Code Was Online for Anyone to See

Hackers are known to be notorious. They like to find out all the vulnerabilities that various sites possess and depending on their intention, they use this knowledge to either create nuisance for the website owners or inform them about the loopholes to help make the site safer. The makers of video-clip sharing site Vine, currently owned by Twitter,… Read More »

Twitter Still Struggling to Grow as Rivals Race Ahead

Twitter is in danger of becoming the next Internet company forced into a desperation sale if it cannot find a way to start luring people and advertisers back to its sometimes-befuddling messaging service. The 10-year-old company’s second-quarter report, released Tuesday, provided another sobering snapshot ofTwitter stuck on a treadmill, as other digital communications channels such as Facebook and… Read More »

Marshmallow keeps on growing, Google’s latest stats show

Last month Marshmallow got past 10% market share for the first time. And now a new State of Android report is available from Google. As you’d expect, Marshmallow just kept on growing. It’s now 13.3% of the Android pie, up 3.2% in a month or so. That said, it’s still unfortunately nowhere near Lollipop or KitKat in terms… Read More »

iPhone 7 Price, Release Date, Specifications, and All Other Rumours

iPhone 7 is the most anticipated smartphone of the year, and Apple fans across the world are counting down to when the smartphone and its variants will be launched. Alongside, the rumour mills just keep churning out fresh details about the smartphone. The iPhone 7 is anticipated to launch at its now traditional September event, and as we… Read More »

Relatives of Palestinian Attack Victims Sue Facebook for $1 Billion in US

A group of Israelis and Americans filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking $1 billion in damages from Facebook Inc. for allegedly facilitating deadly Palestinian militant attacks on their loved ones. The plaintiffs, relatives of four Israeli-US dual nationals and one visiting US citizen who died in attacks in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem or the occupied West Bank between 2014… Read More »

Twitter Increases Gif Image Size Limit to 15MB

Don’t we all just love to post hilarious Simpsons gif images as replies to our friends or famous celebrities on Twitter? Of course we do. As it turns out, now we can do it in even better quality and longer durations, as Twitter has decided to increase the gif image size limit to 15MB. Notably, the increase in… Read More »

Nearly Half of Smartphone Gamers Are Women: Facebook Study

Smartphones are the most used gaming device for people globally – and across 12 countries, 47 percent of all smartphone players are now women, a Facebook study has revealed, adding that gaming on mobile devices is increasingly becoming popular among women. Facebook’s data analysis and storytelling team FacebookIQ commissioned market research company TNS to survey people ages 18-plus… Read More »

Twitter Partners Bloomberg to Live Stream Financial News

The micro-blogging website Twitter and Bloomberg Media have signed a deal to live stream several media company’s TV news shows on Twitter platform. The partnership includes streaming rights shows like Bloomberg West, What’d You Miss? and With All Due Respect, along with the network’s daily stock market coverage. Although the amount of the deal was not disclosed, the… Read More »