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Instagram Is Expected to Reach One Billion Users in 2018

Instagram Is Expected to Reach One Billion Users in 2018

TwinStar Media November 13, 2017 0

When Instagram was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for $1 billion, it had 30 million users. Five years later, in September 2017, Instagram announced 800 million monthly active and 500 million daily active users. Now,

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Twitter Doubles Character Limit for Everyone

Twitter Doubles Character Limit for Everyone

TwinStar Media November 8, 2017 0

After testing its plan to double tweet word counts with select users, Twitter has officially rolled out the change to all users, bringing the new max total to 280. Twitter’s decision to implement the new feature was based

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Twitter Will Reportedly Expand Its 280-Character Limit To All Users Within Days

Twitter Will Reportedly Expand Its 280-Character Limit To All Users Within Days

TwinStar Media November 1, 2017 0

In late September, Twitter announced that it would slowly be rolling out a new feature — double the number of characters for certain accounts. While going from 140 to 280 characters is certainly a big change

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Twitter Will Now Label Political Ads

Twitter Will Now Label Political Ads

TwinStar Media October 26, 2017 0

As Congress moves to make legislation enforcing transparency and honesty in online political ads, Twitter has taken it upon itself to to do the same. Twitter announced in a blog post (as pointed out

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The New York Times Is Looking For Someone to Travel the World

The New York Times Is Looking For Someone to Travel the World

TwinStar Media October 24, 2017 0

Every year, The New York Times releases its 52 Places to Go list, and every year we get insanely jealous of the person who has the cash and time to make all those visits happen. Truth is, there

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Launches His Own Digital School

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Launches His Own Digital School

TwinStar Media October 18, 2017 0

Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, has just launched his own online tech education program. Dubbed “Woz U,” the new system is designed to promote technology skills and prepare those interested in working in the tech

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Instagram Now Lets You Choose Who Can Comment On Your Posts

Instagram Now Lets You Choose Who Can Comment On Your Posts

TwinStar Media September 27, 2017 0

For the better part of the last year, Instagram has introduced new tools intended to keep the social media platform a “safe and positive place for self-expression” by allowing users to filter out unwanted or offensive

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The Village Voice to End Weekly Print Edition

The Village Voice to End Weekly Print Edition

TwinStar Media August 23, 2017 0

Iconic New York alt-weekly The Village Voice will no longer produce its print edition. The beloved publication, cofounded by Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher and Norman Mailer in 1955, has been distributed for free in the New

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Google Pays Apple $3 Billion USD to Remain Default iOS Search Engine

Google Pays Apple $3 Billion USD to Remain Default iOS Search Engine

TwinStar Media August 16, 2017 0

According to reports, Google is paying Apple $3 billion USD to stay the default search engine on iPhones and iPads. Google paid Apple $1 billion USD three years ago for the same commitment and it’s speculated that its licensing fees make

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Reddit Is Redesigning to Look More Like Facebook

Reddit Is Redesigning to Look More Like Facebook

TwinStar Media August 1, 2017 0

For some, Reddit’s pared-back design is part of the charm. But for others, it’s an instant turnoff. After raising $200 million in new venture funding, the news aggregator says it’s ready to catch up with

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