AP Twitter Hacked Claims Attack on White House

The Twitter account of Associated Press was hacked Tuesday and posted a “breaking news” about an attack on the White House and that President Barack Obama was “injured.” The news organization said that the attack on Twitter came after a “phishing attempt on AP’s corporate network.” According to AP reporter Mike Baker, AP staff received […]

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Twitter Testing Two-Stage Authentication Process

When it comes to making their social networking service secure, Twitter seems to be lagging behind. After a series of hack attacks affecting major Twitter accounts like Burger King and the Associated Press, the microblogging service revealed that it is working on a two-factor authentication process. When it would be introduced to users, however, remains […]

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Bill Clinton Joins Twitter

Former President Bill Clinton is enhancing his social media presence as he officially joins millions of other Twitter users last Wednesday. He is tweeting using the handle @BillClinton, which is already Twitter-verified with that “blue check” badge. Clinton learned to tweet from comedian and television host Stephen Colbert, who got him into Twitter under the […]

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Chat Apps Overtake SMS for the First Time

For the first time in tech history, instant messaging apps likes WhatsApp has overtaken SMS text messaging in terms of the volume of users, as reported by research firm Informa. According to Informa, almost 19 billion messages were sent daily on chat apps last year, while about 17.6 billion text messages were exchanged during that […]

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Path Insists They are Inviting Not Spamming

Path, the mobile social networking app that tries keeping up with the Facebooks and the Twitters, has recently announced it has reached 10 million registered users. They may want to check out how many of those are still using Path, especially with allegations of spamming have surfaced. Unlike Facebook and Twitter, Path users are limited […]

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Facebook Blocks Paths Access to Find Friends

In reaction to Path’s latest privacy issue, Facebook has announced it blocked access for rival social networking app Path. Users who have installed Path will no longer be able to utilize its “Find Friends” feature, the culprit of the app’s alleged spamming to their Facebook friends through SMS and phone calls. Path users, however, will […]

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