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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... >>

Twitter takes on WhatsApp: New group messaging and video features explained

Twitter takes on WhatsApp: New group messaging and video features explained

By 27 January 2015

Twitter has updated its mobile apps and website, adding two anticipated and very useful features: group messages and 30-second videos. Twitter revealed a few months ago that it was planning to add video-sharing options as well as a new way for you to... >>

Top 29 Viners to follow (and instantly become addicted to Vine)

Top 29 Viners to follow (and instantly become addicted to Vine)

By 15 January 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... >>

Stand aside Twitter, Instagram is the new king of the socialites

Stand aside Twitter, Instagram is the new king of the socialites

By 11 December 2014

Instagram, now owned by Facebook, has apparently overtaken Twitter with 300 million users. According to Instagram's CEO Kevin Systrom, talking to the BBC, there are now 300 million users of the photo sharing social app. With Twitter claiming to have 284... >>

Super launches as a colourful 'sharing' app from Twitter co-founder

Super launches as a colourful 'sharing' app from Twitter co-founder

By 18 November 2014

Jelly Industries' has a colourful new app called Super. It's now available for iOS and Android. Christopher "Biz" Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, is the CEO of Jelly Industries, a San Francisco-based startup with a seven-person team. Stone on 17 November... >>