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Female Lego Scientists Tweet Their Academic Challenges – and It’s Hilarious

Female Lego Academics Are All the Rage on Twitter

Lego scientists have issues with their footnotes, too, it seems, and Twitter can sympathize. The latest account to sweep the Twitter-sphere documents the trials and tribulations of female academics – Lego style.

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Twitter for iOS Now Lets You Watch (Some) Videos While You Continue to Browse

Twitter for iOS Now Lets You Watch (Some) Videos While You Continue to Browse

Ever loaded up a video on Twitter and then wanted to carry on reading tweets while you watch?

Good news: a new feature from Twitter lets you do just that, albeit with a couple of limitations.

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BotMaker is Twitter’s New Weapon Against Spam

BotMaker is Twitter's New Weapon Against Spam

Ever since Twitter first opened its doors spam has been a problem on the network, and while their team has worked hard to battle this issue Twitter’s uniqueness as a system, plus its open API, has made this a particularly difficult problem to solve.

Enter BotMaker, a new system designed by Twitter that they say forms a solid foundation for defense against unsolicited content.

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New From Vine: Shoot, Edit And Share Faster With Updated Camera Features

New From Vine: Shoot, Edit And Share Faster With Updated Camera Features

Every month more than 100 million people watch Vine videos across the web, Twitter and Facebook, and there are now more than one billion Vine loops every day. Accordingly, Vine keeps adding new features to appease this ever-growing audience, and this week the platform has unveiled a brand new camera that offers powerful new ways to film and edit your content.

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Twitter Bot is Helping to Shut Down Dirty Restaurants in Chicago

Twitter Bot is Helping to Shut Down Dirty Restaurants in Chicago

Think you got food poisoning at that trendy new fusion restaurant last night? Forget about calling it in – tweet it instead, and you might just help shut down a shady business.

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Twitter Banning Users That Post Images of Journalist’s Beheading

Twitter Banning Users That Post Images of Journalist's Beheading

On Tuesday the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria posted a video which they said showed the beheading of James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria almost two years ago.

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Twitter Will Remove Photos of Deceased Individuals on Request From Loved Ones

Twitter Will Remove Photos of Deceased Individuals on Request From Loved Ones

In an update to their official policy, Twitter has said that it will remove photos and videos of deceased individuals if a request is made from an immediate family member.

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What’s a Twitter Timeline? It’s a Place Where we Can Put Anything we Want, Says Twitter

What's a Twitter Timeline? It's a Place Where we Can Put Anything we Want, Says Twitter

Earlier this week we reported on news that Twitter has started showing favourites to some users from the accounts that they follow. That is, when their friends favourite a tweet, some of them show up in their timeline.

We’ve also noted how Twitter has been showing tweets from accounts that their friends follow to some users. Both of these updates are being tested on the usual small subset of profiles in Twitter’s everyday experiments, and they work in much the same way that retweets from people you follow appear in your feed.

People hate change, but it really feels like everybody hates these changes from Twitter. But here’s the thing: Twitter doesn’t care.

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99% of Social Media Posts Generate Almost no Engagement [STUDY]

99% of Social Media Posts Generate Almost no Engagement [STUDY]

A new study has revealed that 99 percent of organic, unpaid social media posts generate little to no engagement, with that remaining one percent soaking up almost all of the Likes, retweets, shares and comments across the top platforms.

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This App Will Tell You If You’re Talking to a Twitter Troll

This App Will Tell You If You're Talking to a Twitter Troll

When you’re on the internet, it’s best to follow the advice “beware the troll.” But how can you avoid hecklers, spammers and otherwise abusive Twitter accounts if you don’t know who they are?

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