AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years

The pioneering chat app that taught us to text is pulling the plug. On December 15th, AOL Instant Messenger will shut down after running since 1997. AIM dominated online chat in North America at the turn of the century. But with SMS and social apps like Facebook and WhatsApp having conquered chat, AOL is giving up the … More AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years

A brief history of accessibility on Twitter in ten tweets to mark Twitter’s 11th and a half birthday

In the 10 years since the first tweet was sent, people with disabilities have loved Twitter, sometimes loathed it and then often loved it again. Here’s the story so far in 10 tweets. 1/10 Twitter put social media in mainstream + gave people with #disabilities easy way for voice to be heard Social media is … More A brief history of accessibility on Twitter in ten tweets to mark Twitter’s 11th and a half birthday

9 Amazing Motivational Speakers With Special Needs

Over the years we have heard many inspirational stories about individuals with special needs who have focused on their abilities and have accomplished some pretty amazing things in their lives. Some of these individuals have gone on to help motivate others to look past their challenges and focus on the talents and abilities that they … More 9 Amazing Motivational Speakers With Special Needs

Facebook launched new features to help women in India

The company has launched two new features in India to reduce misuse of profile photos, announced on Thursday. Though the issue is not limited to that region of the world, the problem is prevalent in the country, according to Facebook. The features include “profile picture guard” and “profile picture design.” The guard takes away some of the … More Facebook launched new features to help women in India