Topic: Twitter

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Unveils New Products; Microsoft May Purchase Minecraft

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Unveils New Products; Microsoft May Purchase Minecraft

Happy Sunday, folks! We're here, as usual, catching you up on the big tech stories from the past week. We saw quite a bit from Apple this week, but Microsoft and Twitter made some news, as well. Let's get to … [Read more...]

Twitter Will Soon Add “Buy” Button to Tweets

Twitter Will Soon Add “Buy” Button to Tweets

I know what you’ve been thinking: online shopping is just too hard. You have to go to a website and, like, click stuff, and actually think for at least 60 seconds about whether or not you actually want to buy … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Twitter Messes with the Timeline; Snapchat Explores Advertising

Weekend Wrap-Up: Twitter Messes with the Timeline; Snapchat Explores Advertising

Happy Sunday afternoon! It's Weekend Wrap-Up time, which means we're going to recap some of the top stories in tech from the past week. The past seven days were pretty quiet as far as tech news goes, but there were … [Read more...]

Twitter Will Now Show You Tweets From Things You Didn’t Follow

Twitter Will Now Show You Tweets From Things You Didn’t Follow

In light of a recent update, it seems like everyone’s Twitter feed is going to get packed with unsolicited tweets. Twitter is going to start showing you content from accounts you didn’t specifically follow, which … [Read more...]

Facebook Refers 1/4 of All Shareaholic Traffic, But What About Pinterest?

Facebook Refers 1/4 of All Shareaholic Traffic, But What About Pinterest?

Facebook has been declared “the social network to end all social networks” by Shareaholic, a social media analytics and publishing firm. This past June Facebook reached an all time high with a 23.39% share of all … [Read more...]

Boxes Is a Find For Collectors

Boxes Is a Find For Collectors

Boxes started out an idea to help people organize their stuff in a really sleek and easy-to-use to design.  What it's turned out to be, however, is social network for collectors and fashionistas, plus a whole lot … [Read more...]

Germany’s World Cup Blowout Sets Twitter Record

Germany’s World Cup Blowout Sets Twitter Record

Since my new apartment is still woefully unconnected to the Internet, yesterday I was working from a bar that happened to be showing the World Cup match between Germany and Brazil. “Great,” I thought, “I can catch … [Read more...]

Fab Announces Hem, Customizable Home Furnishings

Fab Announces Hem, Customizable Home Furnishings

Online retailer Fab announced that it will be launching a new brand called Hem for “private label furnishings."  Similar to the company's recent refocus on selling its own products instead of other brands, Hem will … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: AT&T Pays $48.5 Billion for DirecTV; Microsoft Unveils the Surface Pro 3

Weekend Wrap-Up: AT&T Pays $48.5 Billion for DirecTV; Microsoft Unveils the Surface Pro 3

Happy Sunday, folks! I hope you're having a great Memorial Day weekend, and that you aren't spending too much time in front of the computer. Unless, you know, you're reading BestTechie. And it seems you're doing that … [Read more...]

Stop the Music: Twitter-SoundCloud Acquisition Talks Fall Apart

Stop the Music: Twitter-SoundCloud Acquisition Talks Fall Apart

Well, how fast things change.  It looks like Twitter won’t be buying SoundCloud, after all. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Twitter let an exclusive negotiating period with SoundCloud expire this … [Read more...]