Twitter Bans Jokes Due To Copyright Issues

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Every day, lots of content is being created on social networking website Twitter. This has led to people complaining about  their 140 characters being copied without giving them due credit. The Twitter jokes ban; therefore, seems to have come into place to prevent copyright infringement. Reports suggest that the social media network is deleting jokes and other content that has been copied from other Tweets. It has come to light that Twitter will delete copied Tweets to prevent copyright issues. The Verge has pointed out that a Los Angeles-based freelance writer Olga Lexell filed a case because many people had retweeted her joke that said, “saw someone spill their high end juice cleanse all over the sidewalk and now I know god is on my side”. Lexell’s Twitter account has since become private but she had earlier Tweeted that she spoke to the social networking site and told them that she [+more]

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Lumia 950 And Lumia 950 XL Release Rumors: May Run On Windows 10

Project Juggernaut Alpha to be launched as Surface Mobile

In a run up to the Windows 10 release on July 29, Microsoft is busy focusing on its Windows 10 Mobile. The American giant is set to launch a flagship phone that runs of its latest OS very soon. We are anticipating an IFA 2015 release or launch at Berlin in Germany. However, contrary to our thought that the maker will release just a single smartphone, you can expect a slew of Windows 10 handsets, according to Evan Blass who uses the Twitter handle @evleaks. A Tweet pointed out that there are six different handsets Microsoft will launch in the next few months. Lumia 950 Sneaks In Surprisingly, we have heard from the same source that Microsoft may skip the Lumia 940 line altogether and will release its premium line christened Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL next. At the Worldwide Partner Conference keynote last week, Terry Myerson from Microsoft also confirmed [+more]

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Blackberry Phone’s Leaked Image Hints At Android OS

Leaked images shows Blackberry to get Android anytime soon

Blackberry phones may soon shift to Android OS. Evan Blass, who earlier  worked with Engadget as a senior editor recently tweeted an image that hinted Blackberry phones with Android may hit the market anytime soon. The Image Decoded The image at Blass’ Twitter handle @evleaks has a great resemblance to Blackberry Passport. It also appears to have a keyboard on its screen and when the keyboard is observed a bit carefully, it seems to be an Android keyboard. Though the image posted on Friday created a sensation among the Blackberry users, who are anxiously waiting for the introduction of Android operating system in their favorite phone, this is not the only hint he offered. Blass earlier tweeted that Blackberry slider displayed at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress came with an Android version, which according to the reports would be launched in the United States with AT&T carrier. While users are [+more]

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Turkey Lifts Ban On Twitter, Facebook And YouTube

Instagram overtakes Twitter in terms of user base and popularity too!

Amid a global furor that exploded after Turkey blocked YouTube and Twitter access in the country yesterday after the order of an Istanbul court, the ban stands lifted now. The country has lifted the ban after these channels and websites removed ‘objectionable content’. The step was taken after social media channels, which includes Facebook and about 166 other websites, published pictures of a prosecutor held at gunpoint as a hostage to a terrorist far-left group. The prosecutor had been slain and later the extremist group responsible for this was killed by Special Forces. This is not the first time that the country has resorted to blocking or banning social media and internet channels. Even last year, this had been the case until a legal academician from Turkey, named Yaman Akdeniz appealed and got the ban recalled. Today, he believes that the blockade has been a careful and “disproportionate exercise” in [+more]

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Instagram Overtakes Twitter In Terms Of User Base And Popularity Too!

Instagram overtakes Twitter in terms of user base and popularity too!

Instagram has overtaken Twitter in terms of user base and perhaps popularity too. Instagram has announced that it has 300 million active users. This has placed it ahead of Twitter. By the end of March, Instagram had 200 million active users. The user base has grown by almost 50 percent in 2014 and over 100 million users have accessed Instagram during the last nine months. Kevin Systrom, the co founder of Instagram has said that a partnership between two friends that began four years ago has now transformed into a strong global community that shares over 70 million photos and videos each day. In the latest innovations announced by Instagram, the users will now be able to see verified badges for brands, athletes and celebrities. They can then connect with authentic accounts just as they do in Facebook and Twitter. These verified badges will be launched in the coming next [+more]

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EA Access a reality at 4.99$/month; more discounts in the offering!

EA Access at $4.99 a month

Following up on the EA story, it is imperative to mention that EA Access is bound to shake the gaming world with its low-price offers which is offering the services of four games in one go. Players will be able to access four games including FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, Peggie 2 and Battlefield 4 at a price of $4.99 a month of $29.99 a year. This feature is available exclusively for Xbox One users. What’s more, it has been informed via EA Access Twitter account that EA Access pass holders can access Madden NFL 15 six hours before its official launch. Well, the six-hour window is not a great offering but nonetheless advantage for many. EA Access has been launched into beta version offering a limited number of players the added advantage of playing these four games at a best price. Also Read: EA Access Will Be For Gaming What [+more]

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Shut Up Already: Twitter Rolling Out New ‘Mute’ Feature

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Feeling annoyed from a disturbing tweet of your colleague? Need not any more. Twitter is reportedly coming up with a mute feature, applicable on its iOS and Android apps. The mute feature will serve multiple purposes. All the tweets and re tweets of the person whom you wish to ignore will be hidden from your timeline. Secondly, the person whose tweets you have hidden will not feel let down as they will never know that it is you, who has done it. This is indeed social innovation and Twitter has taken a lead among social media players with the likely introduction of this feature. Twitter has recently come up with numerous changes in its platform and this one is sure to get appreciation from one and all. However, this is not the first time; Twitter has tried something of this kind. Twitter clients and apps like Tweetdeck and tweetbot allow [+more]

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Twitter New Look Update Soon With Pictures To Tag: Larger Profile Photo, Better Tweets Organisation

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Social media giant Twitter has announced on its blog that they will be redesigning the website to organize tweets better. The new design will offers users with a larger profile photo and the option to customize their header. This means, one will now be able to show off their best Tweets. With the new design, Tweets will be better organized and users will know which of their tweets attracted the most activity. The tweets will now look larger and one will also be able to pin favorite tweets to the top of the page. Interestingly, users will also be able to tag their friends in pictures, something that has not been available so far. This update has been devised for iOS and Android users of Twitter. Also read:  S.E.L.F.I.E. Mirror to Capture Your Photo and Posts it on Twitter

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S.E.L.F.I.E. Mirror to Capture Your Photo and Posts it on Twitter

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Selfies seem to be  have caught the rage. A new project, S.E.L.F.I.E. mirror, still in budding stages has cropped up and could allow you to take picture perfect shots and also upload the same on Twitter. Rummaging through the web gives you amazing peek into looking at the selfies posted by zillions.  Yes, the concept of snapping a Selfie is a darling as it could seal our best moments but there are issues plaguing it. For the least, issues with the right angle, tilt and frame, all club up to often doom a planned selfie click. With the intervention of Self Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine, the expansion for S.E.L.F.I.E., you will find a mirror that is two way for clicking selfies. iStrategyLabs is the name behind the innovation. It features MAC Mini, the mirror and lights. You will only have to flaunt the right expression and then sit back [+more]

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Turkey Enhances Measures To Block Twitter Access After Users Break Ban

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  The government of Turkey has enhanced measures to block Twitter access after several users have come up with ways to break the ban. The internet service providers (ISPs) in the country were initially simply redirecting traffic to a government webpage by enabling the DNS servers to redirect away from Twitter’s homepage. But now the ISPs have started blocking the addresses used by the site, making it more difficult for the users to get around the restrictions, according to analysts of internet monitoring firm Renesys. This has been confirmed by a Turkish government webpage, citing court orders. The Twitter ban comes after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “root out” the social media network. Erdogan claimed that the social networking site has been used to spread wiretapped recordings that resulted in destroying the reputation of his government. This has taken the battle between the Erdogan regime and the [+more]

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