Trolltastic: Sony, HTC rip into Apple’s advertising campaign on Twitter

With the big unveil of Apple’s upcoming devices today, Sony and HTC took the opportunity to dig in on Apple’s advertising campaign. Sony tweeted out an image which resembled the Apple Live event invitation, but with the words, “Better than bigger,” and the hashtag, “#DemandGreat.” HTC’s tweet read, “Bigger screen. Better performance. Elegant design. Welcome […]

Twitter forces Twitpic shutdown

On Sept. 25, Twitpic users will find their image and video sharing service to be no more. Recently the Twitpic crew was contracted by Twitter, demanding that it abandon its application for trademark. If it didn’t, Twitter would pull Twitpic’s access to the Twitter API. The company has been around since early 2008 and started […]

Verizon’s @DroidLanding Twitter account awakens from slumber before Motorola’s launch event

Verizon has used the @DroidLanding Twitter account since 2010 to post cryptic messages regarding the release of different DROID devices. Seeing as the release of the newest Motorola DROID devices are imminent (Motorola has a scheduled event for Sept. 4), the Verizon employees running the account took to the page to send out a new tweet, […]

Twitter adds ability to upload GIFs

Today Twitter gave users the ability to upload GIFs using the same process used to upload pictures. The file size cap is 5MB, just like images, and GIFs show up simply as an image with a play button. The addition of the play button means that users don’t have to worry about loading and playing […]