The past year has seen Twitter taking more action than ever before in a bid to clean up its image. The site has declared war on abuse, and exploited its own control over tweet visibility to wipe many serial abusers out of the picture – even if they’re still technically active on the site. Continue reading Was 2017 the Beginning of the End For Third-Party Twitter Apps?
Imagine Google with just seven Twitter Followers. Imagine the official Twitter account with just one follower… Well, you don’t need to imagine, because we’re going on a journey back through time to revisit those very scenarios, in a pictorial history of Twitter’s rise to micro-blogging stardom. Continue reading The Rise of Twitter – in Pictures
People used to be pretty good at rejecting spyware. That godawful toolbar which downloaded itself onto your Pentium III PC back in 2001, disabled your search engine and turned your browser into a marketing portal?… Well, you had your security software in attack mode within five minutes, didn’t you?
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If you use Twitter a fair amount, you may have seen the auto-tweet promos from those who’ve (normally inadvertently) granted app-access to sites such as Twalue and ValueMyTweets. These sites and others purport to inform users how much their Twitter accounts are worth. But is this for real? Can you really sell your account for ten grand, or is there something else going on here?… Continue reading Twitter Account Valuation Sites: What They’re REALLY About