03/19/2017, 01:03 am
Apple has several elements of a social network already, with evidence pointing to plans for expansion. Here's why the company needs a strong social strategy, and how a social network from Apple could uniquely address the issues of online harassment, fake news, surveillance advertising, clickbait and viral plagiarism.
03/16/2017, 03:03 pm
Starting Thursday, Apple Music launched a new user-driven promotional program on Twitter with the hashtag "#MusicForEveryMinute", promoted by student ambassadors who will be rewarded with an extra three months of free subscription.
03/10/2017, 11:03 am
For a third consecutive year, tech publication Laptop has once again awarded the best score in its Tech Support Showdown to Apple, commending its support via phone calls, online chat, and social media accounts.
01/26/2017, 03:01 pm
Completing a test phase, Twitter on Thursday announced the widescale debut of a new "Explore" tab for iPhone and iPad users, grouping together several features including a relocated Moments interface.
01/17/2017, 03:01 pm
Twitter has started automatically looping all short videos uploaded to the microblogging service in preparation for the imminent closure of Vine, while also giving users of the video service a little more time to download uploaded clips.
12/28/2016, 08:12 pm
Adding to a slowly growing set of value-added services, Twitter on Wednesday activated live 360-degree video streaming capabilities through its subsidiary Periscope, an interactive feature that puts viewers in the middle of the action.
12/14/2016, 01:12 pm
Twitter on Wednesday updated its iOS and Android apps with integrated live video broadcasting, while Instagram added yet another feature to its mobile apps, namely the long-awaited ability to bookmark posts.
12/09/2016, 04:12 pm
Twitter is apologizing for brief problems with its iOS app on Thursday, which stripped @names from replies, making some conversations -- especially those with multiple people -- inherently confusing.
11/23/2016, 11:11 am
Over the next several months, Twitter will embark on a crackdown on developers building surveillance tools to track protesters and activists, the company said this week in announcement.
Mozilla launches ad-blocking Firefox Focus browser for iOS, Twitter updates notifications for iOS 10
11/17/2016, 01:11 pm
Mozilla on Thursday launched a new privacy-focused iOS Web browser, Firefox Focus, while Twitter started rolling support for iOS 10's more detailed notifications.
11/10/2016, 03:11 pm
Twitter on Thursday handed Apple's official support account a Gold #Customer prize, coming as part of the first annual Twitter Awards, meant to recognize the social network's advertising partners.
11/07/2016, 09:11 pm
Twitter's recently announced execution of video sharing service Vine might be stayed, as the microblogging giant is reportedly fielding bids from potential buyers interested in keeping the niche app alive.
10/31/2016, 03:10 pm
For some users, Twitter's iOS app is now using Safari's "Reader" mode by default when loading links to outside webpages.
10/27/2016, 12:10 pm
In an effort to streamline operations and refocus the business, microblogging service Twitter will lay off 350 people, and will shut down the Vine video service "in the coming months."
10/21/2016, 01:10 pm
A series of denial of service attacks on a major DNS provider spanning all of Friday have caused major issues across the internet, with outages of some of the largest sites and services experienced across about half of the U.S. -- and now the Department of Homeland Security is getting involved.
10/05/2016, 10:10 pm
As the rumor mill spins churns over speculation about who will take over ubiquitous microblogging network Twitter, a pair of reports on Wednesday put two of tech's biggest players, Apple and Google, and entertainment giant Disney out of the running.
09/26/2016, 03:09 pm
The Walt Disney Company is reportedly examining the prospects, and the risks, of purchasing social media venue Twitter, potentially battling Google and Salesforce for the service.
09/23/2016, 12:09 pm
Several major tech corporations -- Google and Salesforce among them -- have allegedly expressed in buying Twitter, as much for the data the social network generates as its actual media revenue.
09/14/2016, 10:09 am
Twitter on Wednesday launched a free app for the Apple TV, allowing people to tune into any of the live video feeds on the service -- specifically paving the way for the first of 10 Thursday NFL games the social network is paying to host.
09/12/2016, 10:09 pm
Starting next week, Twitter will expand its 140-character limit by excluding certain types of content from the count, including usernames in replies and links to media.