Posted by Admin on March 12, 2011 ·
Whether twitter poking fun at the platform’s self-promotion potential, giggling at celebs’ bizarre tweets, or marveling at the everyday minutia, Twitter is built for fun, and to be made fun of.
We’ve scoured YouTube to bring you 10 amusing videos all about the micro-blogging service that range from parody to satire, all the way through to just downright silly.
The nature of the videos means [...]
Posted by Admin on March 26, 2010 ·
In beaumont, France, A Frenchman who broke into Barack Obama and Britney Spears’ Twitter feeds persevered Thursday he is no hacker but a “kind pirate” seeking to picture defense flaws.
“I did not act with a destructive aim … I wanted to warn them, to show up the faults in the system,” said the 23-year-old, who was arrested Tuesday after an operation by French police [...]
Posted by Admin on February 17, 2010 ·
The official blog of BlackBerry has launched the first iteration of popular micro-blogging site Twitter for Research in Motion’s (RIM) smart-phone range.
For the time being users will have to sign up online in order to receive an invite to get the app, as it is currently available only to those with special permission.
Failing this, social networkers with BlackBerry mobiles can keep an eye [...]
Posted by Admin on December 20, 2009 ·
The downfall of twitter.com on Thursday appears that the microblogging site may have been hacked or the victim of a DNS hijacking.
The site was inaccessible for about an hour starting around 10 p.m. PST, was defaced with the following image before it was taken offline:
Showing image of twitter page while hacked
The message at the bottom of the image appears to be written in Perso-Arabic script and [...]
Posted by Admin on October 20, 2009 ·
An intermediary application Gigatweet has been measuring the total tweet count for some time now on this service, and last week some onlookers picked up on the fact that it was getting close to five billion. That said, Twitter’s engineers have bumped up this number at least once or twice, and who knows how many test tweets were sent out in the company’s early days.
But Sloan’s tweet, [...]