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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.

Twitter ups GIF file size limit to a huge 15 MB

Twitter users rejoice! You can now post exceedingly large GIFs to the social media platform, as Twitter has upped their GIF file size limit from 5 MB to 15 MB. The new limit should cover the vast majority of GIFs…

You can now add products to your Amazon Wish List from Twitter

Back in May, Amazon and Twitter introduced the hashtag #AmazonCart, allowing users to add items to their Amazon shopping cart via Twitter. Now, both companies have come together once again to introduce the #AmazonWishList hashtag, which as the name suggests, allows…

A story of Java's improbable return to prominence

General-purpose programming language Java was lauded as the next big thing a decade or so ago. As I can attest to, it was being taught as an entry-level programming course at colleges across the country and billed as the platform…

Twitter celebrates 7th birthday with more than 200 million users

Seven years ago today, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey sent out his very first tweet which signaled the official launch of the microblogging website. Today Twitter is a global phenomenon with more than 200 million users worldwide responsible for pushing some…