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April 07, 2015

Twitter Rolls Out Revamped “Quote Tweet” Function

Some people find it really challenging to express their thoughts on Twitter because they only have 140 characters (per tweet) to work with. Worse, sometimes when we retweet someone’s post, there’s just not enough room to fit our own comment.

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February 18, 2015

5 Signs You Were Lonely Last Valentine’s Day

With the highlight event of February already done being celebrated last weekend, couples were scattered everywhere with their bouquet of roses and heart-shaped chocolates. In contrast there were also individuals that chose (or were just unlucky) to be alone during this day. Where did you belong? Here are 5 Signs You Were Lonely Last Valentine’s Day. Continue Reading

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February 13, 2015

20 Best #Hugot Moments on Social Media

Filipinos have a knack for bringing up their bitter past from their love lives hence the term hugot. With just a day before Valentine’s Day, a lot of these clever lines have been circulating the web and are being reposted for laughter’s sake. Here are 20 of the funniest, wittiest, and best #hugot moments we’ve seen on social media. Continue Reading

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February 02, 2015

Papal visit breaks Twitter records in the Philippines

In a report shared by Twitter to Smart Communications, the recent visit of Pope Francis broke Twitter records in the Philippines, simply showing the Roman Catholic Pontiff’s popularity in the country and how Filipinos have turned to social media to openly express their love and appreciation for him. Continue Reading

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January 13, 2015

Smart gives free access to Twitter for Pope’s visit

Smart today announces its partnership with Twitter to bring Filipinos free use of the app during the entire time Pope Francis will be in the country. Continue Reading

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January 13, 2015

Top 3 Hashtags We’ve Seen This New Year

With the arrival of 2015, people had their own ways of welcoming the new year and just like most users they took them to their own social media sites for everyone to see. We’ve been seeing a lot of posts like these from the 2 weeks that have passed so just for fun, we decided to take note of the trending hashtags and see where most Filipinos are concentrating on for this brand new year. Continue Reading

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October 26, 2014

Twitpic shuts down, passes domain to Twitter

Third-party twitter photo service Twitpic is shutting down today, October 25th.

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June 19, 2014

Twitter now has GIF support!

Earlier today, Twitter has announced support for animated GIFs (graphic interchange format), allowing users to upload moving pictures to the social network via the desktop or via iPhone or Android app. Continue Reading

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February 12, 2014

Twitter is testing a new profile layout

Twitter just recently changed the look and feel of their website to match their mobile apps. Now, Twitter is again planning to change it, making it look like a Google+ or a Facebook page.
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January 24, 2014

How to hide certain Tweets/Posts from your feed

I know that most of you have already come across the news about Justin Bieber’s mugshot released by the Miami PD because of his recent arrest for DUI and drag racing. Now, if you’re as fed up as I am about seeing posts or tweets about it, then you might want to try out these tweaks to filter it from your feed.

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September 17, 2013

Twitter 5 for Android, Holo UI: preview & download

Google aims at bringing its Holo UI across all of the Android ecosystem, and we all know its coming to apps such as Twitter. We’ve managed to get the APK file already, and so far it’s looking pretty good. Here’s a preview of Twitter 5.0 for Android.

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June 08, 2013

Samsung & HTC holds a Twitter fight, LG goes neutral

The tension between HTC & Samsung has been very high lately, and recently, it looks like they needed to release it… through a few words on Twitter.

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June 04, 2013

Appdate: Vine now available for Android

Initially available only for iOS devices, Vine, the popular Twitter-owned app that lets you record moments up to 6-seconds and then loops it for everyone to see is now available for Android users.

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May 16, 2010

Twitter wages war against Justin Bieber

The “wisdom of the crowd” is not always wise or witty. Sometimes, it’s just plain hormone-induced and the tweenagers over at Twitter say so. That’s the reason teen-idol Justin Bieber has been on the top of Twitter Trending Topics for like ages.

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April 06, 2009

Poll: Plurk or Twitter?

This week, our survey covers the micro-blogging service Plurk and Twitter. According to stats shown by Google Trends, the Philippines is ranked #3 visitor of Plurk.com worldwide.

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December 02, 2008

Pownce is shutting down

Another microblogging service bites the dust. Got an email just now announcing the shutdown of Pownce (similar to Jaiku, Twitter and Plurk).

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September 16, 2008

Globe offers UPD8 for Twitter

If you have a Twitter account and you’re on Globe, this might get your interest. Globe Telecom has a new SMS service called UPD8 for Twitter.

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May 18, 2008

Would you pay to Tweet?

Dan Farber of CNet proposes a business model for Twitter — a subscription model. He adds $5 would be enough for Twitter to survive but cheap enough for Tweeters to willingly dole out. Would people pay to Tweet? I think so.

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May 01, 2008

Twitter by the Numbers

Twitter has a relatively nice growth in the past year. Amidst the cloud of hype, some numbers are finally making their way out into the clearing. Pretty interesting stats.

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