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Get free Walkers crisps for tweets from bus stop vending machines

Get free Walkers crisps for tweets from bus stop vending machines

By 28 August 2014

Three London bus stops have been turned into Twitter vending machines for the next two weeks, until 10 September, ready to hand out free bags of Walkers crisps in return for Twitter postings. As part of the Do Yourself a Flavour competition, which invited... >>

Want to see who reads your tweets? Twitter's Analytics Dashboard reveals all

Want to see who reads your tweets? Twitter's Analytics Dashboard reveals all

By 27 August 2014

Twitter no longer just favours verified users: starting today, anyone can track tweets. Twitter introduced an analytics feature last month, but it limited the feature to anyone with a blue check on their profile. But now the company has opened the feature... >>

Twitter and Stripe might launch 'buy' button this year, so you can shop from tweets

Twitter and Stripe might launch 'buy' button this year, so you can shop from tweets

By 23 August 2014

Twitter has been working with Stripe to kick off an ecommerce initiative, it's claimed. Now that Twitter is a public company, it has to increase revenue and keep shareholders happy. That said, ever since last winter, reports have claimed the company is... >>

Vine now lets you import existing videos and edit with new tools

Vine now lets you import existing videos and edit with new tools

By 20 August 2014

Viners have long used hacks and tricks to create cool 6-second video clips, but a new app update has just made their ability to create a little easier. Twitter-owned Vine has announced new camera features that allows you to edit videos and import existing... >>

Twitter wants to fill your timeline with popular tweets from people you don't follow

Twitter wants to fill your timeline with popular tweets from people you don't follow

By 20 August 2014

The beauty behind social networks is that you can only see content from the people that matter most to you. Well, Twitter doesn't buy that idea. It wants you to see content from a variety of people, even if you don't follow them. It's always been possible... >>

Watch these tech execs dump buckets of ice water over their heads for ALS awareness (Update)

Watch these tech execs dump buckets of ice water over their heads for ALS awareness (Update)

By 15 August 2014

You might have seen leaders of your favourite companies pouring buckets of ice water over their heads recently. And if you haven't yet, you will soon. The Ice Bucket Challenge is officially viral. Everyone from Mark Zuckerberg, CEO at Facebook, to Martha... >>

New Twitter features cater to verified users, lets them easily see their own verified followers

New Twitter features cater to verified users, lets them easily see their own verified followers

By 14 August 2014

Twtter has added two new features that'll let people engage more easily. Well, they're not just for anybody. They're for verified users only. The micro-blogging social network has announced that its mobile apps will now alert verified users when another... >>

Twitter vows to improve after Zelda Williams was bullied off following her father’s death

Twitter vows to improve after Zelda Williams was bullied off following her father’s death

By 14 August 2014

Since the tragic loss of comedian and actor Robin Williams, his daughter Zelda has removed herself from Twitter after suffering abuse. Twitter has responded saying it "will not tolerate abuse of this nature". Zelda, 25, was reportedly blamed by twitter... >>

Top 20 Viners to follow - and instantly become addicted to Vine

Top 20 Viners to follow - and instantly become addicted to Vine

By 8 August 2014

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... >>

@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... >>