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The Queen enters the Twitter age, sends her first tweet from London's Science Museum

The Queen enters the Twitter age, sends her first tweet from London's Science Museum

By 4 hours ago

The Queen sent her first tweet this morning as she opened a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London. Using a sited iPad, Her Majesty wrote a post for the British Monarchy Twitter account (@BritishMonarchy), before signing off at the end: "It is... >>

Digits by Twitter uses phone numbers to change how you sign into apps

Digits by Twitter uses phone numbers to change how you sign into apps

By 22 October 2014

Twitter has launched a new sign-in service called Digits. It's for developers who want to add a password-free login option to their apps. The company announced Digits at Flight, its first annual developer conference. Although Digits is just one of many... >>

Don't like ads in your Instagram stream? Try these five alternative apps

Don't like ads in your Instagram stream? Try these five alternative apps

By 24 September 2014

Facebook-owned Instagram has begun piping ads into Brits' photostreams, almost a year after it launched a similar ad platform in the US. When Instagram fell under Facebook's wing, the Instagram community got all riled up by the idea of its popular photo-sharing... >>

This is how much Twitter blew up during Apple Watch and iPhone 6 event

This is how much Twitter blew up during Apple Watch and iPhone 6 event

By 11 September 2014

Apple event days are intense. No one questions that fact. But being able to see exactly how people react across the globe to these events makes you go "wow". Twitter Data shared a webpage yesterday that's basically a beautiful visualisation of geolocated... >>

Twitpic is shutting down after six years... and it's all Twitter's fault

Twitpic is shutting down after six years... and it's all Twitter's fault

By 4 September 2014

Photo-sharing service Twitpic has announced it must shut down due to trademark issues with Twitter. In a blog post published on 4 September, Noah Everett, founder of Twitpic, revealed his company will cease operations on 25 September. He said Twitter... >>

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... >>