Communications

Twitter introduces “Local Trends”

Twitter introduces “Local Trends”
Was on Twitter today, and saw a new blurb pop up announcing Local Trends. Find out what's trending in a locality near you... but only if you are from one of these countries or cities. Twitter currently supports: Brazil Canada Ireland Mexico United Kingdom United States (filter down to: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New…

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Malaysia goes viral on Twitter. Thanks #yorais!

Malaysia goes viral on Twitter. Thanks #yorais!
You've heard the phrase, you cannot create something viral: it just becomes viral. And it's absolutely true! On January 16th 2010, the Malaysian Information Communication and Culture minister, Dr Rais Yatim stated the following, which was deemed as rather preposterous. This had the whole Internet up in arms against him, especially on the Twittersphere. Here's an excerpt on what he…

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Twitter account hacked

Twitter account hacked
Please be very careful where you dish out your Twitter credentials. There are so many sites that claim to offer you little knick knacks, the best of course being the esteemed "thousands of followers, just key in your details here". Most of them are full of crap, and I have witnessed first-hand how a friend's account was hacked. I was…

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