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@wherenext: Heineken wants to help you go on an epic pub crawl

@wherenext: Heineken wants to help you go on an epic pub crawl

By 14 July 2014

Where next? If that's a question you've found yourself asking your mates when you are down the pub, Heineken believes it has got the answer. Shunning the usual protocol of launching a dedicated Android or iPhone app and persuading you to download it... >>

The best "Things Tim Howard Could Save" from the net: USA goalie becomes meme

The best "Things Tim Howard Could Save" from the net: USA goalie becomes meme

By 3 July 2014

After Tim Howard's incredible acts of goalkeeping heroism during the USA/Belgium World Cup match the internet has exploded with amusing Photoshopped pictures of other things he could save. The Everton goalie made a remarkable 16 saves in the game, thwarting... >>

Forget the Luis Suarez bite, this image is also setting Twitter alight

Forget the Luis Suarez bite, this image is also setting Twitter alight

By 25 June 2014

Since the Uruguay versus Italy match yesterday in the World Cup, Twitter has been awash with consternation, bemusement, shock and damnation of Luis Suarez after he appeared to once again bite a fellow professional footballer on the field of play. However,... >>

Twitter buys SnappyTV, get ready for your timeline to fill up with more videos

Twitter buys SnappyTV, get ready for your timeline to fill up with more videos

By 19 June 2014

Twitter has announced it will acquire SnappyTV. The service enables companies, such as broadcasters, to clip and share live video almost immediately after it broadcasts. "One of the best ways to follow events as they unfold is through real-time videos... >>

Following the #WorldCup on Twitter: Soccer Edition, hashflags, and more

Following the #WorldCup on Twitter: Soccer Edition, hashflags, and more

By 10 June 2014

If you're a fan of football and a fan of Twitter, then there's a lot in stock for you over the coming month, with the kick-off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil on Thursday 12 June.  Eagle-eyed smartphone users might have noticed an update to the Twitter... >>

CIA goes social with sarcastic first tweet that mocks agency's catchphrase

CIA goes social with sarcastic first tweet that mocks agency's catchphrase

By 6 June 2014

The Central Intelligence Agency has gone social by launching profiles on Facebook and Twitter. And it is making headlines while doing so. The CIA, founded in 1947, is a US federal government agency that's notoriously secretive and impersonal, to say the... >>

D-Day landings being recreated on Twitter in real time, 70 years on

D-Day landings being recreated on Twitter in real time, 70 years on

By 6 June 2014

The 6th of June 1944 was a momentous turning point in the events of the Second World War, and 70 years on, Twitter is being used for a thoroughly modern re-living of D-Day. The National Archives, which is home to the UK government's official archive... >>

Billboard and Twitter launch real-time US music charts based on tweets

Billboard and Twitter launch real-time US music charts based on tweets

By 27 May 2014

American pop tunes tracker Billboard has just launched two real-time music charts based on data shared on Twitter in the US. Not only can you view a ranking of the most viral songs, but you can also listen to chart playlists via Spotify integration. Billboard... >>

Twitter unveils Mute feature: Here's how to hide chatty users from your timeline

Twitter unveils Mute feature: Here's how to hide chatty users from your timeline

By 12 May 2014

If you're an active user on Twitter, you probably follow at least a few people who annoyingly tweet about 500 times daily. Now you can silence them - with a new account feature called Mute. Twitter has introduced Mute as a way to give you "even more control... >>

Now you can buy Amazon items on Twitter through #AmazonBasket or #AmazonCart

Now you can buy Amazon items on Twitter through #AmazonBasket or #AmazonCart

By 5 May 2014

Amazon has launched a way for shoppers to buy goods they see linked to on Twitter. If a tweet contains a product sold by the online retailer, all you have to do is reply with the hashtag #AmazonBasket (#AmazonCart in the US) and the item will automatically... >>