Finally, some good news from the weirdo-sphere that is social media. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that, effective November 22, the microblogging platform will ban all political advertising – globally.
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Kids these days, eh? Can’t even take away their smart devices, and they go ahead and access social platforms and tweet from smart-home devices
Journalist Eve Livingston’s recent article for The Face examines the many social and cultural features of Scottish Twitter. But the fact it has provided a medium for written Scots language to evolve in a way that wasn’t possible before the advent of social media is equally fascinating.
Twitter isn’t just for political hashtag warriors. Many still use the social network to just hang out
As a social media platform, Twitter does not have the most glowing reputation. If you just rely on what you hear about it, you might think Twitter is no more than a hotbed for raging politics and viral campaign hashtags. But is that all there is?
Twitter revealed its new look today, and the social network reckons it’s designed to conform with its mobile app design. And we’re not convinced.
The platform everyone heads to when Facebook or Instagram is down was down on Thursday…
These days all text is digital. From writing an email to publishing a new edition…
Gestures and emoji don’t break down into smaller parts. Nor do they easily combine into larger words or sentences (unless we’re using a clunky version of the grammar of our language).