Scientists stop and search malware hidden in shortened URLs on Twitter

Cyber-criminals are taking advantage of real-world events with high volumes of traffic on Twitter in order to post links to websites which contain malware. To combat the threat, computer scientists have created an intelligent system to identify malicious links disguised in shortened urls on Twitter. They will test the system in the European Football Championships … Continue reading “Scientists stop and search malware hidden in shortened URLs on Twitter”

Twitter removes the limitation of 140 characters in Direct Messages

Twitter has removed the limitation of 140 characters in its Direct Messages(DM) to make the private side of Twitter even more powerful and fun. Few months back, Sachin Agarwal, Twitter’s DM product manager, said: “We’ve done a lot to improve Direct Messages over the past year and have much more exciting work on the horizon. One … Continue reading “Twitter removes the limitation of 140 characters in Direct Messages”

Twitter launches 4 new Indian languages

Twitter is now available in Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil languages, on the web and Android. Thus now twitter supports totally six Indian languages, since Hindi and Bengali have been available for more than a year. This update not only allows you to tweet in those languages but also customize the interface buttons like tweet, … Continue reading “Twitter launches 4 new Indian languages”

Twitter introduces the new Safety Center

Twitter have announced a new feature, “Safety Center”, for safer twitter. For the past few months, Twitter has made some changes in its design to make user experience safer. A wealth of safety resources and information now live in our brand new Safety Center: — Twitter Support (@Support) July 20, 2015 The Safety … Continue reading “Twitter introduces the new Safety Center”