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Longer tweets are coming to Twitter on September 19th

Twitter is finally about to upgrade their signature 140 character limit to make it more user friendly. Starting from September 19th, the service will no longer count a number of items in the character limit, according to information from The Verge.

Tinder expands functionality with group outings

For millions of people, Tinder has revolutionized the dating process. Sure, online dating existed before but never was it this seamless and accessible. Since its debut in 2012, Tinder has enjoyed a steady stream of updates that have enhanced the…

What if Twitter died?

Scrolling through my Twitter feed, I had an interesting thought the other day. What if Twitter just didn’t exist anymore? Given all the recent troubles the company’s been going through, it’s no longer a completely unreasonable scenario. …

TechSpot Forums have received a major overhaul

We are happy to announce the TechSpot Forums have received a major visual overhaul and reorganization. We invite you to come over and check out what's new if you haven't been around lately. Internal discussions about these changes started several months…

The Cornerplay: On clicktivism, social media and trolling

Social media has become an indispensable part of many people’s lives. The one trend that piqued our interest this year is social activism or “clicktivism”. I was recently asked to be a guest on a TV show to talk about social media, and thought I’d share some of the Q&A and my notes.

Zeus Trojan modified for social media purposes

As the influence of social media on our daily lives continues to grow, business owners and marketing pros are always out to seize the opportunity. By building a social media empire of Facebook “likes”, Twitter “followers”, and Instagram “fans” a…