Can Someone See If You Read Their Twitter Message?

Can Someone See If You Read Their Direct Message On Twitter? Gone are the days when you can claim unpleasant letters were lost in the mail! Now, people are always saving receipts, especially on social media. So, can someone tell if you noticed them sliding into your Twitter DMs? The short answer is yes, people can see if … More Can Someone See If You Read Their Twitter Message?

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

Twitter will now let you mute specific words from your timeline — and mute ‘eggs’ without profile photos

Twitter is announcing a few new anti-harassment features today: You’ll now be able to mute specific words — including other usernames — from your timeline, not just your notifications. You can mute words indefinitely, or for a day, week or month. You’ll be able to mute “eggs.” That is, accounts that still use the default … More Twitter will now let you mute specific words from your timeline — and mute ‘eggs’ without profile photos

Twitter starts putting abusers in “time out”

Twitter is putting online bullies in “time out.” As one of the company’s many new anti-abuse measures, users whose accounts have been identified engaging in abusive behavior will have the reach of their tweets temporarily restricted. During this time, the abuser’s tweets will only be shown to their followers, Twitter says. The change was spotted by BuzzFeed, … More Twitter starts putting abusers in “time out”

Twitter reportedly developed, then killed off, a messaging app for emerging markets

After years of speculation, it appears that Twitter did actually develop a messaging app of its own. But, two caveats, it was intended for emerging markets and it was killed off before ever being released to the masses. That’s according to a report from BuzzFeed, which claims the app was developed by Twitter’s emerging markets team … More Twitter reportedly developed, then killed off, a messaging app for emerging markets

Nikola One hydrogen-powered semi is tall, different and zero-emission

Those were the closing words from Nikola Motor Company founder and CEO Trevor Milton at the big reveal event for his new zero-emission semi truck. Held in an industrial area near downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, Milton revealed the Nikola One truck and gave a few more details about just how the new company wants … More Nikola One hydrogen-powered semi is tall, different and zero-emission

Why Jack Dorsey Gave A Huge Portion Of Square To A Charity

Jack Dorsey did something unusual last week. On Oct. 14, his financial services startup Square filed for an initial public offering, and Dorsey disclosed in the documents that he would give away 20 percent of the company to the Start Small Foundation, a charity he set up to serve struggling communities. The nonprofit’s first focus will … More Why Jack Dorsey Gave A Huge Portion Of Square To A Charity