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44% of Twitter subscribers are bland users

44% of Twitter subscribers are bland users

According to a recent report published in the Wall Street Journal, the majority of the Twitter subscribers are bland users. The report was prepared based on a Twopcharts study, which revealed that 44% of 974 million registered Twitter users haven’t posted a single tweet. What’s more shocking is that another 30% subscribers of the social networking site have tweeted just 10 times or less than that. The study also found that only 13% of all registered Twitter accounts have more than 100 tweets. The significance of Twopcharts’ revelations is even more as just a little over a month ago Twitter…

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Twitter introduces new profile design

Twitter introduces new profile design

Twitter has been working on a new profile design for quite some time. Today, on the company’s blog, Twitter announced the launch of the new profile design highlighting its new features that deal mainly with how the Tweets are displayed. The new design inherits a lot of design ideas from the Facebook’s profile including Facebook-like cover photo, profile image and overall look. The new design also features the best tweets and manually pinned tweets on the profile page. The profile picture and header photo (cover photo) are now larger. Users can tweak the color scheme of links according to their…

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Can Yahoo make a Youtube killer

Can Yahoo make a Youtube killer

Yahoo’s failed endeavor of acquiring Dailymotion made it clear that it (Yahoo) is trying to emerge as a YouTube killer. Media reports are suggesting that the American multinational corporation headquartered at Sunnyvale, California might soon start its own video-sharing website. Sources close to the situation are claiming that Yahoo has started contacting popular individual stars of YouTube and networks who have created the most watched videos on the world’s biggest video portal. It seems that Yahoo is trying to bring all the biggest YouTube performers on board and begin on a high. Yahoo even has plans of offering some YouTube…

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Pinterest gets the Butt by hackers

Pinterest gets the Butt by hackers

For Pinterest users, this is the time to be alert. Hackers are spreading weight loss related pins and butt images across this pinboard-style photo-sharing website. Thus, Pinterest users are advised not to click on any suspicious pin even on a friend’s account. If reports are to be believed, several Pinterest accounts have been hacked and flooded with spam. The only good thing is that the social networking site has acknowledged the problem and restored all accounts that have been targeted by the hackers, in safe mode. According to experts, Pinterest became more vulnerable to such attacks the moment its user…

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Tumblr gets more secure

Tumblr gets more secure

Like Apple, Google, Twitter, Microsoft and Dropbox, Tumblr has also introduced two-factor authentication. With the incorporation of this new feature, the microblogging platform established by David Karp has become more secure. On Monday March 24, Tumblr announced the introduction of its new security feature via the site’s user settings page. People blogging on Tumblr will now get the chance of making the process of accessing their dashboards more difficult for outsiders. To make users familiar with the new security measure, Tumblr has even written a blog post on the subject where it has compared two-factor authentication with the two keys…

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Google’s new image format makes YouTube 10% faster

Google's new image format makes YouTube 10% faster

Google has always been working on making things easier and faster for its users and has done a great deal of stuff to achieve it. Recently, a new move by Google has decreased YouTube page loading time by 10%. The new change comes in the form of a WebP image format. The WebP image format was first applied by Google to the app description of Play Store’s search pages. This was so that the mobile users don’t have to wait long for the relevant images to get loaded. The experiment was a success and Google quickly started to implement it…

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Facebooks seeks Android testers

Facebooks seeks Android testers

Facebook is seeking Android testers. It seems that the social networking site has finally found the most effective way of developing its Android apps, in crowdsource bug testing. Zuckerberg and his team are now asking enthusiastic Google fans to help them in working out the kinks of different applications before making them accessible to the masses. This is a part of Facebook’s endeavor of making its Messenger more user-friendly and stable for all users. In June’ 2013, Facebook did the same thing for testing its main Android app. Individuals who want to help Facebook in this venture will first need…

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WhatsApp leak shows voice calling

WhatsApp leak shows voice calling

After the acquisition of WhatsApp messenger by Facebook for 19 billion dollars, it was expected that the new officials at the headquarters would make important changes to the application. The Chat-heads feature was the first speculation. However, a set of leaked screenshots suggests a voice calling feature, which has sent waves of excitement among its users. Witnessing the images found floating around the internet, it can be ascertained that WhatsApp has been working on a VoIP provision. Happy news for the users but a threat for rivals such as Skype, Viber, Facetime and Line. No surprise in this since WhatsApp…

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WeChat in China trouble

WeChat in China trouble

According to media reports, WeChat, the social messaging app from Tencent Holdings Ltd. is again in trouble after Chinese authorities have closed many of its popular accounts. This action is a part of China’s venture of tightening its control over the Internet. The Hong Kong daily South China Morning Post has reported that the list of closed accounts includes accounts of many popular columnists; for instance the account of Luo Changping, the famous investigative journalist. The report published in the Hong Kong newspaper suggests that the WeChat accounts were closed on Thursday, February 14. This was the same day when…

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Facebook at the mercy of NSA

Facebook at the mercy of NSA

Is Facebook really at the mercy of the National Security Agency or NSA? The NSA is known for its weird actions and for that It has never been in the good books of the Americans. The latest exploits of the agency is not going to earn them any brownie point either. If reports are to be believed, multiple times in the past 4 years, the NSA has pretended to be Facebook using automated programs and infected personal computers with malware. According to The Intercept, the NSA has been using a program codenamed as TURBINE for contaminating networks and computers using…

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