Twitter started churning out weird notifications of seemingly nonsensical letters and numbers to many of its users on Tuesday morning. The bizarre incident even prompted Twitter boss Jack Dorsey to get involved.
If you want more control over how Twitter sucks up data, then a new feature rolled out for the app on October 3 has your back. Called Data Saver, it prevents videos from auto-playing and loads lower-resolution images.
If you still miss the reverse-chronological timeline that Twitter ditched two years ago and you're fed up with all of the extra algorithmic tweets appearing in your feed, there's now a way to return it to how it used to be.
Social media giants Facebook and Twitter appear before Congress today to address Russian meddling in US elections, and bias against conservatives. Lawmakers remain skeptical that technology companies can self-govern.
Amazon employees have taken to Twitter to say nice things about working in the company's fulfillment centers following a series of reports highlighting poor working conditions that some warehouse workers have been exposed to.
Around a million users followed Facebook and Instagram accounts linked to coordinated groups that misrepresented themselves and had ties to Iran and Russia. The social networks said that the groups were removed for coordinated deception.
Some of the largest tech companies in the world have teamed up to make data portability a little easier. The initiative is called the Data Transfer Project, and the likes of Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook are all on board.
Actors on stage during a theater show in the U.K. this week couldn't believe their eyes when they saw two people in the front row gazing at their smartphones as they watched England's crucial penalty shootout in the World Cup.
Microsoft has reportedly laid off several paid Xbox Support team members and replaced them with volunteers that the employees helped train. The Xbox Support Twitter account appears to have been affected by the change.
In a new study, researchers created an A.I. algorithm that scanned posts and correlated their content with impending violence. Such a tool could be used to better prepare for demonstrations that are prone to escalation.