Twitter

Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables users to send and read short 140-character text messages, called "tweets". Registered users can read and post tweets, but unregistered users can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS, or mobile device app. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has offices in New York City, Boston, San Antonio and Detroit.Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass and by July 2006, the site was launched. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with 500 million registered users in 2012, who posted 340 million tweets per day.
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    • Neill Blomkamp's Secret Alien Movie Looks So Good We're Furious

      Guess what? Neill Blomkamp was working on a secret Alien project that included Sigourney Weaver reuniting with Corporal Hicks, and the concept art is gorgeous. But now it's dead, or was never going to be made, and I'm just going to scream "PROMETHEUS" into a pillow all day until I pass out from lack of air.

      Kotaku- 9 readers -
    • Is ‘Kingdom Hearts 3′ Releasing in 2015? [UPDATED]

      When putting together our Most Anticipated Games of 2015 list we left a few games off primarily because they seemed likely to slip past the coming year. Kingdom Hearts 3, for example, is one of our most anticipated games and may be a potential 2015 release, but Square Enix‘s forthcoming slate and track record when it comes to delaying games suggest otherwise.

      Anthony Taormina/ Game Rant- 14 readers -
    • 19-Year-Old Kid Creates Badass Fighting Anime

      There are shades of Dragon Ball here, and well, pretty much every epic anime battle brawl you can think of. That being said, this is pretty darn cool. As noted on NicoNico, the animation is a solo work, created by a 19-year-old in Guangzhou, China. Nice job! The clip has been ...

      Brian Ashcraft/ Kotaku- 51 readers -
  • Dying Light Creator gives XBox One for Free on Twitter

    … Minutes ago, Techland, the game developer of Dying Light, has posted a surprising offer for their fans on Facebook and Twitter. If folks retweet and follow the creator, they have a chance to win an XBox One for free. Of course, this mighty generous offer is pretty simple, but the chances will drain over time as millions of individuals retweet…

    Jalane Farrington/ The Gamer Headlines- 3 readers -
  • Stop Moaning on Twitter, it Could Lead to Heart Disease

    … as this week, a study was released by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania which found a surprising correlation between county-level frequency of cardiac disease and the emotional state of an area’s Twitter posts. It seems, area’s which had more people stressing out, moaning, and complaining on Twitter, also had more people suffering from…

    Aaron Richardson/ n3rdabl3- 1 readers -


  • Twitter adds Group Messaging and Video Upload

    … Have you ever wanted to upload a video onto Twitter but it was too long to be posted through Vine? Have you ever wanted to involve more than one person in a message? Well, now you can. Twitter is rolling out an update which offers these two new features. You can create group conversations with up to 20 of your followers. The followers do…

    Zach Emmanuel/ n3rdabl3- 2 readers -
  • A Week Of Hate Tweets Sent To Anita Sarkeesian

    … Twitter is not the nicest place on the internet at the best of times, but even allowing for that, some people receive more abuse than others. A lot more. Anita Sarkeesian, host of the Feminist Frequency series (which explores how women are depicted in video games), has shared on her blog a snapshot of her online experience, in the form…

    Luke Plunkett/ Kotaku- 2 readers -
  • Splatoon Devs Reveal In-Game Clothing Shop And Additional Artwork

    … The official Splatoon Twitter account has showcased yet another in-game store for the upcoming Wii U game. The new clothing store will join the weapon and headgear stores unveiled last week to compete for your hard-earned battle money and, of course, will be owned by another peculiar-looking store clerk. According to translations, the clothing…

    My Nintendo News- 2 readers -
  • New Ninja? Bow-Wielder? Ed Boon Teases Mortal Kombat X Cast Members

    … With two more characters officially part of the Mortal Kombat X cast, NetherRealm Studios’ Ed Boon has gotten back to doing what he does best (other than developing games, of course): teasing fans on Twitter! A lot of interesting information has sprung up on social media over the pats few days, so let’s dive right in. First off, the creative…

    Ian Walker/ Shoryuken- 4 readers -
  • Call of Duty: World at War II Reveal Set for May? – Rumor

    … Tweet Pin It That time of the year is rearing its head again. Activision and one of the three main Call of Duty developers gear up to unveil the newest addition to the record-breaking franchise.This year will see the return of Treyarch to the development chair and possibly the announcement of Call of Duty: World at War II. According…

    James Mcdonald/ LzyGmrs- 2 readers -
  • You Need Quantum Physics To Explain Pokémon's Timeline

    … edge tech that let people interact with other dimensions. Amazing. And if you need a refresher on what the timeline looks like, but don't have time to watch a 15 minute video breaking it down, take a gander at this helpful infographic by azzyfox: To contact the author of this post, write to patricia@kotaku.com or find her on Twitter @xpatriciah. …

    Patricia Hernandez/ Kotaku- 13 readers -
  • Patrick Stewart confirms he won’t be appearing in X-Men: Apocalypse

    … the X-Men quote, he also spoke a bit about his new show (created by Seth McFarlane), his newest movie Match, and odds and ends like his Twitter addiction and friendship with McKellen. It’s an interesting time, and if you’d like to check out the episode in its entirety, you can catch it right now on Hulu and Ora.tv. New episodes of Larry King Now…

    Brutal Gamer- 2 readers -


  • Please Stop Saying Video Games Are ‘Too Long’

    … the 30-50 hours it takes to play Shadow of Mordor with the 400-plus some have spent with Destiny? Or the 30-40 hours for Grand Theft Auto 5? The 50-80 hours of Dragon Age: Inquisition? That's not even considering other great games that never come to an "end" like Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros., or League of Legends. Time as a metric to evaluate…

    Yannick Lejacq/ Kotaku- 5 readers -
  • #GamerGate: AAA Dev Says Most People Know Game Journo Sites Are Corrupt

    … Amazon.com Widgets You know what’s sad? When people know that the gatekeepers that inform consumers about the products in an $86 billion dollar industry are corrupt. What’s even more sad is when developers and gamer alike recognize that the corruption that’s seeded deep in the very veins of the journalists that control the news, preview…

    One Angry Gamer- 14 readers -
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