Social Media

Twitter Mac app updated, no longer crashes on launch

For around a week, the Twitter for Mac app has been crashing on launch making the app completely unusable. There was little anyone could do to make it work, deleting and reinstalling didn’t do anything. However, earlier this week Twitter has released an update for the app to stop it from crashing whenever it is opened. Version 19.9.21 is now the latest and seems to solve the app crashing issue. […]

For the first time, Twitter raises the price of its ‘Blue’ subscription

For the very first time, Twitter has raised the price of its premium ‘Blue’ subscription this week. The subscription service has been available for around a year and is only available in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It usually runs for $2.99 per month, but the company is raising prices quite dramatically up to $4.99 per month. The new price has been quick to make its mark, the latest […]

Twitter adding new feature called ‘Unmentioning’ – to help leave unwanted conversations

This week, Twitter announced a new feature that is rolling out to users soon called ‘Unmentioning’. Pretty much it is what it sounds like, it’ll allow you to remove yourself from a conversation that you have been @mentioned in. You might want to remove yourself because you are getting too many notifications, someone has tagged you by accident or more. Sometimes you want to see yourself out. Take control of […]

Instagram will now let you delete your account from its iOS app, following new App Store rules

Instagram has updated its iOS app to allow users to delete their accounts from within the app. Apple has recently changed its rules for the App Store which requires that apps that allow users to make an account, must allow them to delete it too within the app. The deadline for this change was 30th June 2022 and Instagram released an update a the latest possible date. Apple has told […]

Meta is planning to stop making the Portal for consumers

Meta is planning to stop selling its Portal video devices direct to consumers soon, instead focusing on selling direct to businesses for use in conference calling scenarios. This new strategy was reported earlier this week by The Information and comes from some investor concerns regarding the amount of money the company has invested in new hardware projects that haven’t actually paid off yet. Meta announced the Portal devices back in 2018 and has […]

WhatsApp will soon stop supporting iOS 10 and iOS 11

WhatsApp has announced today that later this year, all users on iPhone of the app will need to be running iOS 12 or later. Any users using an older version of the operating system will not be able to access the app after 24th October 2022. iOS 12 was released nearly four years ago at this stage, coming out in September 2018. Any devices not being able to run it […]

Meta will open its first physical retail store next month in California

Next month, Meta will be opening its very first physical retail store in Burlingame, California. The store will focus on the hardware the company makes and also provide a nice hands on experience for customers. The store is due to open on 9th May and is pretty close to the Reality Labs division HQ. The ‘Meta Store’ will allow customers to purchase and try out its line of devices, such as […]

Elon Musk will be buying Twitter for $44 billion

Yesterday, Twitter accounted that Tesla CEO Elon Musk will be purchasing Twitter for $44 billion with Bloomberg one of the first publications to report the news early on Monday morning this week. This follows on from weeks of drama and rumours, as well as people wondering if Elon would buy Twitter and if so, what would happen to the social media company. Some early reports suggest that the Twitter board have […]