Tag Archive: Tweet


Demotions, pay cuts for Huawei employees that dared to tweet via iPhone

It’s all fun and games until someone loses a paycheck.

For as long as there have been social media accounts for Android brands, there have been users that seek out the most egregious of social media SNAFUs: using an iPhone. Users have skimmed the metadata on pictures looking for hints of an iPhone lens and zoomed in on brand ambassadors seen with iPhones in the wild. On Twitter, this game is ridiculously easy, as Twitter slaps “Posted via Twitter  [Read More…]

Tweet an emoji at Google for a fun reply

A cute distraction.

Admittedly, it’s always fun to tweet random emoji at Google’s Twitter account, but that’s not how this works. In an effort to show off how powerful its search engine’s Nearby capabilities really are, Google is tweeting back.

Here’s how it works: Tweet an emoji at the official Google account on Twitter and it will reply. You might get a GIF reply, as has been the case for anyone tweeting food emoji, or you might find yourself  [Read More…]

Twitter’s revamped ‘quote tweet’ feature is now rolling out to Android

Twitter has announced tonight that its revamped quote tweet feature is now rolling out on Android.

Twitter launches tweet translations for mobile apps and web

Twitter has announced today that it has enabled tweet translation, powered by Bing, on both its official Android app, as well as on the web. The feature was previously available on TweetDeck, and has been tested off and on for a while now.

You can now search through each and every tweet posted to Twitter since 2006

Have you ever felt like searching through tweets you published years ago? Now you can using Twitter‘s search engine. Searches on the social network were previously limited to just a week before tweets were removed from the index (but still viewable by other means – direct links, profile timelines, etc). Twitter has worked on rolling out a new search engine that not only keeps up with the plethora of tweets being beamed to the service on  [Read More…]

Google tweet has Android fanboys thinking 5.0 for Google I/O

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Get out your tinfoil hat, kids. The latest round of chatter says that Google will debut Android 5.0 at Google I/O this month. Why, you ask? Because a tweet from Google’s official account yesterday says so.

If you happened to catch the tweet on June 11 about getting ready for The World Cup then you might have overlooked the clue that allegedly smacks us in the face. See  [Read More…]

Amazon Giving Users a $2 Credit Towards App Purchases in Exchange for a Simple Tweet

If Amazon has taught us anything, it’s that they sure now how to come up with clever ways to give away sell Android apps. Amazon’s latest promotion offers users a $ 2 dollar credit that can be used to purchase an app from their app store and all they ask in return is permission to send a tweet on your behalf. Sounds like a fair trade to  [Read More…]

Motorola Tweet Confirms Droid Bionic for September 8

A tweet from the Official Motorola Droid Bionic Twitter account has confirmed yesterday that September 8th will be the release date for the long-awaited handset.  Of course we’ll likely get a full-on press announcement in the next few days as Motorola and Verizon really want to make sure this thing succeeds.  A simple tweet is not enough to get the hype machine rolling so we look for  [Read More…]