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Off the Marc! 10 Things You Simply Do Not Do on Twitter

Off the Marc! 10 Things You Simply Do Not Do on Twitter

It is one of the most popular social networks in the world and notwithstanding all the hashtags talking of its demise (following news of timeline tweaks), continues to go strong. But for all the communication that Twitter offers, it is also a very brutal and cruel place, for the simple reason that in most cases, you really do not have […]

 
     
 
 

Twitter has a Customer Experience Problem

Twitter has a Customer Experience Problem

The app that makes most sense to a person of diverse interests? Twitter perhaps. It was certainly the first service that interested me. Almost 8 years ago, on signing up I didn’t quite know what to do with it. Some of its early adopters, well known faces of the digital space, talked a lot about social media and the nuances […]

 
     
 
 

Twitter’s New Timeline Algorithm is Now Rolling Out

Twitter’s New Timeline Algorithm is Now Rolling Out

After a controversial debate and years of testing, Twitter, the social network that was in news for all the wrong reasons a couple of days back is finally rolling out its new timeline algorithm aimed to increase user engagement. The new feature, live on Twitter’s mobile app and the web, will rank tweets based on popularity, timeliness and how often […]

     
 
 

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Amidst an organisational shuffle and a myriad of other issues, Twitter is planning to introduce a timeline based on an algorithm. The new timeline is expected to reorder the tweets based on the Twitter’s algorithm analogy. For instance, the Tweets which the algorithm thinks is relevant for you will be displayed. Now this also means that Twitter will mark its […]

     
 
 

Facebook Takes on Periscope and YouTube, Opens Up Live Video for All US iPhone Users to Start With

Facebook Takes on Periscope and YouTube, Opens Up Live Video for All US iPhone Users to Start With

Last year, Facebook had announced the Live video feature available for celebrities and verified pages so that they could stream things to their fans directly. Now it seems that Facebook will be launching the Live video feature for more people in order to let them connect with the family, friends and followers in a better way. This new feature will […]

     
 
 

Facebook Poised to Dominate India

Facebook Poised to Dominate India

Facebook currently isn’t the most liked company in India, thanks to the Net Neutrality debacle the company is entangled in. However as a company, Facebook has been doing pretty good for itself. On August 28 last year, one billion people accessed Facebook in a single day for the first time, and by comparison, Twitter’s monthly active user base is just […]

 
     
 
 

Facebook Brings Live Photos Support for iOS App

Facebook Brings Live Photos Support for iOS App

Facebook iOS app has been updated with new features which will let the users now leverage Apple’s Live Photography to come up with a fresh approach to imaging. Facebook for iOS has started supporting Live photos and the roll out has already begun, with a small percentile of folks getting support for the same. The roll out is said to […]

     
 
 

Applying for the US Visa? Feds Will Vet Your Social Media Accounts Before Approving

Applying for the US Visa? Feds Will Vet Your Social Media Accounts Before Approving

The Federal laws have been situational solutions most of the time and this time around, after a massacre at a holiday party in California, it was no different. After the attack, it was reported that the couple involved were showing signs of commitment to Jihad through the private messages. This gave rise to the questions whether they had been showing […]

     
 
 

7 Ways to Quickly Tweet Without Getting Sucked into the Timeline Vortex

7 Ways to Quickly Tweet Without Getting Sucked into the Timeline Vortex

Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time on Twitter. Most of it is spent scrolling through my timeline. That’s not a bad thing. But I’ve noticed that I do it almost accidentally. There are times when I go to Twitter to catch up on my timeline and there are times when I’m scrolling through the TL and suddenly find […]