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President Barack Obama Finally Gets His Own Twitter Account @Potus


The American President, Barack Obama, kicked off his own Twitter account with the first Tweet saying, “Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years in, they’re finally giving me my own account”. Obama’s Twitter account is accessible at @POTUS, which is the short name for President of the United States of America. Typically, Obama communicated with […]

Turkey bans YouTube, after Syria security talk leaked

With everyone’s eyes set on the recent meeting debating military action in Syria, by Turkey, some cynics seem to be eavesdropping, illegitimately. Turkey banned YouTube on Thursday, after it was accused of proliferating the talks between the two nations.   The recording seems to be critical, as it essentially shows the plan of a staged […]

Microsoft releases its "transparency report"

As do Google and Twitter, Microsoft has begun publishing called "transparency reports" which, in reality, does not mean they do business with their cookies or customer data, but what different government agencies ask about customer data. The report states that they have received 75,000 applications for police from different countries to meet user data from Microsoft and mentioned names such as U.S., […]

Linkedin profit soars

LinkedIn, a social network for professionals unlike Facebook or Twitter, has improved their economic performance in each quarter dramatically. According to official results, their revenue increased by 81% to $ 304 million in the last quarter and the profits of the company reportedly rose to $ 11.5 million compared to 6.9 a year ago. The earnings of LinkedIn […]

Twitter lashes out at Altaf Hussain for his remarks about Jinnah

The remarks of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain about Pakistan’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah have caused social media outrage.   The MQM chief, while addressing his party workers in Karachi, said Qauid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah took oath of allegiance to British King George VI. As a proof, Hussain read out the oath taken […]

Suo motu notice on murder of Shahzeb Khan: Another success of social media

Social media has once again played a pivotal role in mobilizing masses against the cold blooded murder of Shahzeb Khan at the hand of a couple of feudal lords.   It successfully stimulated the mainstream media, prompting Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary to take suo motu notice of the incident.   Who was […]

Imran Khan criticizes government for staying silent on his mistreatment

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Thursday criticized the government for staying silent on its citizen being mistreated. Speaking to the media, the cricketer-turned-politician said that he was interrogated at the Toronto airport for his stance against drone attacks. He found the government’s sewing up their lips over the maltreatment he received in Canada […]

Travel industry not the perfect candidate to cash social networking, says a report

Travel industry is facing a hard time in churning profits from social media networks. Being in the recreation industry, travel agencies are the most likely candidates to convert a social network like Facebook and Twitter into a money-making machine. However, recent report from PhoCusWright says that percentage of users being referred to a travel booking […]

Sherlyn Chopra lashes out at the media

Bollywood buzz Sherlyn Chopra not too long ago created history by becoming the first Indian woman ever to appear ‘nude’ on the cover page of a popular men’s magazine ‘Playboy’. However, her dare-bare act sparked an outcry among the nation and brought a lot of criticism towards her. The 21-year-old made many confessions on her […]

Fake twitter accounts of celebs exposed by the new software

Fake twitter accounts of celebs exposed by the new software Now, a British firm has developed a software that would expose the fake and fraudulent Twitter accounts of followers being used by politicians and celebrities to boost their profiles on the popular micro blogging platform. Those keen at self-promotion can easily buy followers on the […]

Instagram outs photos on the map

Instagram has now come with their new instalment called, Photo Maps. Users, who use iPhone or Android can both install the updates of this exciting feature. Version 3.0 does not include new filters, and sharing in social networks beyond their own service contacts, Facebook and Twitter and Foursquare. Nor is it compatible with Blackberry or Windows […]

Twitter co-founders creates two social networks

Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone have created two websites that inherited the idea of sharing established by the most successful social network information, with permission from Facebook. Through The Obvious Corporation, the organization that sponsored the micro blogging platform, entrepreneurs just light Medium and Branch in an attempt to enrich the revolutionary essence of publishing in 140 characters. This, they reason themselves, a […]


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