Social Media

The Trump Twitter Fiasco Wasn’t the First of its Kind

Last Thursday, shortly before 10 pm, a rogue employee on his last day of work at Twitter deactivated Donald Trump’s account. The account was down for an incredible eleven minutes before someone at Twitter reinstated it, prompting many users to express their joy at it’s disappearance. Tweets such as “I think we just came together …

The Trump Twitter Fiasco Wasn’t the First of its Kind Read More »

Lettuce Catsup on the ‘Great Burger Debate’ of 2017

It all started innocently enough, when Twitter user and author Thomas Baekdal noticed inconsistencies in the way that Apple and Google constructed their cheeseburger emojis. He casually posed the question in a tweet that quickly got out of control. Posting both emojis, Baekdal went right to the heart of the matter by tweeting “I think we …

Lettuce Catsup on the ‘Great Burger Debate’ of 2017 Read More »

Shelley the AI is Writing Horror Stories on Twitter

AI have been popping up everywhere lately, and they are better than ever at doing whatever it is they were programmed to do. From composing music to painting, its seems like the sky’s the limit for our virtual counterparts. And now, just in time for Halloween, Shelley the AI is writing horror tales on Twitter …

Shelley the AI is Writing Horror Stories on Twitter Read More »

New and Improved Skype is Rolling Out to Desktops Today

Earlier this year, Skype launched a new version of its mobile app, adding options to share media and react to conversations via emoji, likening it to less archaic communication services such as Messenger, Snapchat and Slack. After months of receiving feedback from mobile users, Skype is now ready to roll out a slightly different version …

New and Improved Skype is Rolling Out to Desktops Today Read More »

Despite its Best Efforts, Twitter Isn’t Liked By Many Americans

In fact, surveys show that as many as one third of America wouldn’t care (or even notice, for that matter), if Twitter was no more. Which, unfortunately, may very well be in the flailing social media’s near future. I’ve recently written about Twitter’s attempts at redemption – some laughable, some that actually made sense, and …

Despite its Best Efforts, Twitter Isn’t Liked By Many Americans Read More »