McAppStrategy: Why McDonald's Wants Your Mobile Phone Number

Burger giant McDonald’s sees mobile apps as a big part of its future, but it would rather you signed up for them using your phone number than via a social network or dedicated account.


How To Get A Raise: The Female IT Engineer Perspective

It’s a continuing disgrace that women workers rarely get paid the same as their male counterparts — something that’s as true of IT as any other sector. What strategies can female engineers and developers use to ensure they are paid what they deserve?


Fabric Combines All Twitter's Developer Techs In One Platform

Twitter announced a lot of new mobile developer technologies at its TwitterFlight developer conference in San Francisco today. The biggest deal? Fabric, which combines crash analytics, Twitter embedding, mobile advertising and single sign-in via your mobile phone number.


Top 10 Ways To Be A Horrible Person On Social Media

It’s Evil Week here at Lifehacker, which means sharing tips from the dark side of life. With that in mind, here are ten social media faux pas that are guaranteed to infuriate your followers and significantly lower the bar for all of humanity. Haters gonna hate.


Twitter Introduces SoundCloud Streaming Integration For Mobile Apps

Android/iOS: Twitter announced today on its blog that users will be able to stream audio directly from tweets within mobile apps on iOS and Android via SoundCloud.


IFTTT's New Twitter Triggers Automate Monitoring Twitter

If This Then That added some new Twitter triggers to its automation service that make monitoring Twitter a little easier. The new triggers include a new tweet from search, new tweet from specific user, new mention and a new tweet by anyone in the area.


Tweetbot Adds Interactive Notifications And Extension Support

iOS: Tweetbot, our favourite Twitter client for the iPhone, has been updated with some great new iOS 8 features today, including extension support and interactive notifications.


Add Products To Your Amazon Wish List With A Twitter Hashtag

If you’ve already connected your Twitter and Amazon accounts for adding items to your cart, you can also now add items to your wish list with a hashtag.


Use Special Characters To Make Your Tweets Stand Out

Your tweet can easily go unnoticed in the fast-paced updates of a Twitter timeline. To stand out and grab eyeballs, try using special characters, says media coach Shawne Duperon.


How To Fix Twitter's Biggest Annoyances

Twitter may play second fiddle to Facebook’s social network prowess, but we are still using it in large numbers, even though it has its fair share of annoyances. Here’s how to avoid being repressed by Twitter’s flaws.