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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... >>

Top 31 Viners to follow (and instantly become addicted to Vine)

Top 31 Viners to follow (and instantly become addicted to Vine)

By 6 March 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... >>

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... >>

Twitter buys Niche: Has it officially become a social media talent agency?

Twitter buys Niche: Has it officially become a social media talent agency?

By 12 February 2015

Twitter now has the means to turn Vine creators into bonafide stars...of ads. It just acquired Niche, a company that does a bunch of things, including connect social media stars to advertisers. Twitter didn't disclose financial terms of the deal, but... >>

Twitter chief says sorry for online abuse and vows to tackle the trolls

Twitter chief says sorry for online abuse and vows to tackle the trolls

By 5 February 2015

Dick Costolo has declared war on online trolls in an apologetic statement sent internally to Twitter employees. The CEO of the social network said that he takes the responsibility for Twitter's inability to combat cyber bullies personally and vows to... >>