Vine, the weird looping video service powered by Twitter, is ending its service today. While the site will remain available as an archive, today's the last chance you'll have to download your videos easily.
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Back in June 2016, Twitter released a standalone app called Dashboard that lets small and medium businesses (SMBs) track and communicate more efficiently on the social media platform. The product was launched in beta and was only available to US businesses, but it was expected to be released globally later down the track. Looks like that's not going to happen after all. Twitter has decided to kill off Dashboard.
Chrome: The best part of Twitter — or one of the few remaining good parts anyway — is that you can share short messages from nearly anywhere. Chromnitweet is an extension that adds your browser's URL bar to that list.
Twitter Moments isn't necessarily one of Twitter's most popular features (then again, it's not the worst either), but they're getting more interesting today. Now, any user can collect a group of related tweets and share it as a single Moment.
Lifehacker Australia (that's us) is finally on Instagram. Follow us for a daily dose of photos and videos featuring the best taste tests, exercise hacks, work spaces and tech tips on the planet! You know you want to.
Keeping your hands off the mouse and on the keyboard can be a big time saver, but only if you know the shortcuts that make navigating the web easy in the first place. This cheat sheet is packed with keyboard shortcuts for common features on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Google+ and even a few for Ello.
There are dozens of Twitter clients for the iPhone, but the official Twitter app and the third-party Tweetbot are two of the most popular. One's free, the other's pretty expensive at $US9.99 ($14.99). Let's dig into the main differences between the two, and see if the difference in experience is worth the difference in cost.
If the recent security breaches (or should we say alleged security breaches) of Myspace, Tumblr, Netflix and LinkedIn data have taught us anything it's that all our passwords need to be changed. But if you haven't got round to your Twitter log-ins then now is a perfect time, because according to reports today more than 32.8 million supposed Twitter usernames and passwords have been stolen and shared.
Before we begin, take a look at your social media platforms. All of them. As best you can, view your profiles through the eyes of the recruiting professionals searching for the next occupant of your dream job. What do you see? What picture is painted by your personal info, posts, likes and photos? Would you hire you?
While no one can truly say which way the upcoming federal election will go, methods exist so we can have a really good guess. No, not tea leaves and chicken bones — we can do better in the modern age. Take Twitter, which is a digital goldmine of info on voting preferences, important political issues and whether or not you look fat in those pants.
Video: There are all sorts of variations on Raspberry Pi-powered home automation systems, but ARM Tutorials shows off a pretty simple project that uses Twitter as the backbone.