Tag Archive: Twitter


Twitter turns 10 years old today

Twitter turns 10 years old today — with the company having been founded back in the halcyon days of March 2006, when V For Vendetta had just arrived in theaters, James Blunt’s “You’re Beautiful” was being played on repeat by every radio station, and the iPhone was still an excited rumor on tech sites. #ManyHappyReturnsOnYourBirthday. […]

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Apple officially shuts down its Twitter analytics acquisition

Two years after it acquired Topsy, a San Francisco-based firm offering Twitter analytics to companies, Apple has officially shut down the service. “We’ve searched our last tweet,†Topsy has noted on its official Twitter account. Topsy’s website redirects to an Apple support page detailing how users can use search features on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. We’ve searched our last […]

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Mark Cuban wants Apple to boot Twitter out of the App Store

When there are complaints about censorship in the App Store, it’s usually developers arguing that Apple shouldn’t have removed a particular app for infringing on its often-vague user guidelines. Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban had something else in mind, however, when he sent a series of tweets claiming that Apple should boot Twitter off the App […]

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iPad was 2015’s most popular Twitter tech hashtag

Given its slowing sales and the continued record smashing of its iPhone brethren, it’s easy to think of the iPad as the “also ran” of Apple’s iOS devices. In fact, people continue to talk about the iPad an enormous amount — more than any other topic in tech, if you believe Twitter’s freshly-released list of 2015’s […]

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How to change Twitter hearts back to stars (or any other emoji)

Twitter decided to take a step toward Facebook today by changing its star icon for favorites into a heart icon and calling them Likes. The changes have not gone over well, with many Twitter fans questioning the decision while others are just down right angry that Twitter took away the best way to say, ‘I […]

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Twitter flips out over Apple’s new bird flipping emoji

Remember in grade school when you learned what the middle finger meant? Twitter was kind of like that Thursday morning as giggly and astonished people reported their discovery of a middle finger emoji in their iOS update. This is not new news. We knew the finger would soon fly when the iOS update was announced […]

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What Apple News gets wrong that Twitter Moments gets so right

The way we consume news is changing at a rapid pace, and both Apple and Twitter are trying to cater to readers’ need for speed and convenience. iOS 9’s new Apple News app and the recently launched Twitter Moments both exist because millennials aren’t reading the newspaper every morning or watching news broadcasts in the […]

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What Apple News gets wrong that Twitter Moments gets so right

The way we consume news is changing at a rapid pace, and both Apple and Twitter are trying to cater to readers’ need for speed and convenience. iOS 9’s new Apple News app and the recently launched Twitter Moments both exist because millennials aren’t reading the newspaper every morning or watching news broadcasts in the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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