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
A million. A billion. I don’t know, why would it even occur to anyone to ask this question? I know Twitter has some odd limitations, but the like is the most basic form of engagement out there. To limit it would be to limit the most common social interaction on the social media site, and … More How Many Tweets Can You Safely Like Per Day?
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
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
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll be aware that Mindhorn, the new film from Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby, has just started its run in UK cinemas. Mog on our team had the pleasure of chatting to them earlier this week: © Chris Floyd I wasn’t too sure what to…
New algorithms can recreate the images in your mind with uncanny accuracy. Scientists dream of recreating mental images through brain scans, but current techniques produce results that are… fuzzy, to put it mildly. A trio of Chinese researchers might just solve that. They’ve developed neural network algorithms that do a much better job of reproducing … More Neural network learns to reproduce what your brain sees
Instagram now has 700 million active users, breaking another important milestone. The new mark is especially impressive when you consider how fast Instagram reached it. After announcing it had reached 600 million users back in December, it has taken the service four months to grow by 100 million. Instagram has put a great focus on making its … More Instagram surpasses 700 million active users