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Twitter teamed up with Disney and Lucasfilm to launch exclusive Star Wars emoji

Twitter teamed up with Disney and Lucasfilm to launch exclusive Star Wars emoji

By 16 April 2015

Today almost seems like May the Fourth, because not only is Disney expected to release new footage and the second trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens film, but Twitter has also partnered with both Disney and Lucasfilm to launch custom... >>

How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good?

How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good?

By 7 April 2015

Twitter has changed to make retweeting more creative and personalised than it was before. The Twitter quote tweet has arrived. Until now if you wanted to get a comment into a retweet it would mean either copying and pasting text and quoting it, or commenting... >>

Top 32 Viners to follow (and become instantly addicted to Vine)

Top 32 Viners to follow (and become instantly addicted to Vine)

By 7 April 2015

Let's be real here: Vine is addicting. You open the mobile app or go to the website, thinking you'll only watch a few video clips, and then suddenly it is two hours later. So, what makes Twitter's 6-second video service so addictive? The Viners. The talent... >>

Meerkat vs Periscope: What's the difference?

Meerkat vs Periscope: What's the difference?

By 31 March 2015

There's no doubt about it: Meerkat and Periscope are the new "in" apps. Instagram and Vine are so yesterday, because living in the now is what people want, or at least that's what it seems like, as everyone has been talking about live streaming in recent... >>

What is Periscope? A Twitter-owned app that's making everyone forget about Meerkat

What is Periscope? A Twitter-owned app that's making everyone forget about Meerkat

By 26 March 2015

Everybody was talking about Meerkat just a couple of weeks ago, but then Twitter intervened, and now another live-streaming app is all the rage. It's called Periscope. Twitter owns it, and it has the capability to transform the way you can consume news.... >>

Twitter launches Periscope live streaming app to take on Meerkat

Twitter launches Periscope live streaming app to take on Meerkat

By 26 March 2015

Live-streaming yourself is the new way to engage on social media thanks to apps like Meerkat. But while that was made in 8 weeks Twitter's Persicope has been a year coming and its quality should reflect that. The Periscope app is out now for iOS with... >>

WeaselPecker: Why the internet is a mad, mad place (gallery)

WeaselPecker: Why the internet is a mad, mad place (gallery)

By 3 March 2015

When a weasel rides a woodpecker this internet goes mad, apparently. Could this be another hit like The Dress viral? A photo was captured on Monday of what turned out to be a tiny weasel attacking a woodpecker. But the photo was timed so well it looked... >>

The Dress meme: 25 million readers and counting, but what colour do you see?

The Dress meme: 25 million readers and counting, but what colour do you see?

By 27 February 2015

If you've not heard of The Dress meme yet you'll likely start seeing it in one of your social feeds soon. The Dress is proving to be one of the most popular memes yet after the item was posted on a Tumblr feed. It's already hitting over 25 million visitors... >>

Pay people via Twitter, now an incoming thing in the UK thanks to Pingit and Barclays

Pay people via Twitter, now an incoming thing in the UK thanks to Pingit and Barclays

By 25 February 2015

Paying with cash is so last millennium, digital dealing is the future. The latest way to pay, from 10 March, will be via Twitter thanks to Pingit and Barclays. Barclays claims to be the first UK bank to offer payments via Twitter. It will do this using... >>

You’ll never guess who can help you win Valentine’s Day this year

You’ll never guess who can help you win Valentine’s Day this year

By 12 February 2015

In a move we didn't see coming Addison Lee, the cab company, is offering a Valentine's Day service you can win to take the hassle out of romance. And it's all done via Twitter. If even thinking about finding flowers, chocolates and Champagne is making... >>