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Twitter says media attachments will now be excluded from “the 140-character count”
May24

Twitter says media attachments will now be excluded from “the 140-character count”

Sometimes words are barely enough to express one’s feelings—it gets even worse if you a restricted on the number of characters to do that. While words like “I love you” and adios “amigos” are powerful enough to convey a true feeling—the same cannot be said when you have so much to pour out. Twitter finally bowed to popular demands and has officially announced that media attachments and @names in replies would no longer count toward...

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Google plans to replace passwords with “Trust Scores”
May24

Google plans to replace passwords with “Trust Scores”

Google had its I/O last week, and it didn’t go without some major announcements. While news of the company’s Artificial Intelligence, Allo, Duo and the likes may have grabbed the headlines—not much was said about password replacement. Trust Score as Google puts it, will replace passwords soon. Google’s Trust Scores incorporates various data points about you to determine whether you are legitimate or not. Per The Verge, Google’s Trust...

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5 Ways to Improve Twitter Advertising
May21

5 Ways to Improve Twitter Advertising

The best practices of Twitter advertising are bound to change, as new features roll out and trends shift in social media channels. Social media marketing, search engine optimization (SEO) and blogger outreach – these topics, strategies and action plans, among other forms of online promotion, are shifting gears more quickly than ever before. What you thought was germane last month no longer applies today. In the coming months, Twitter...

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5 ways to protect your online business from security breaches
May19

5 ways to protect your online business from security breaches

It’s no longer secret that 117 million passwords of LinkedIn users have been breached by a hacker who has put them on sale. It’s about the biggest password hack in history, and could expose data of about 167 million accounts in LinkedIn. Thank goodness LinkedIn has stepped in to rectify things—but the company can only do so little because the onus is on the individual. How often do we get to read news of security and password breaches...

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Twitter to Exclude Links and Photos from 140-Character Limit
May17

Twitter to Exclude Links and Photos from 140-Character Limit

Twitter users who feel their tweets are less creative are in for a treat. The social media company plans to stop counting links and photos as part of its famed character limit, giving its users extra room to compose longer messages and send more content. According to the Bloomberg News source familiar with the matter, Twitter will possibly apply these changes to the 140-character constraint for tweets within the next two weeks. Right...

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