Your tweets just got a lot more searchable
Google and Twitter are teaming up to allow the search engine to surface tweets directly in search results, the two companies announced Tuesday. To start, the update will appear in mobile searches — both on browsers and in Google's iOS and Android apps
An update on Google's regular web search will follow.
See also: How to search your own tweets on Twitter
This means you no longer need to go directly to Twitter to look up specific Twitter accounts, hashtags or tweets concerning given topics. If you want to search for a particular handle, for example, you can simply search "NASA Twitter" to view the handle and account's most recent tweets. Searching for specific hashtags or other topics that may be trending will also turn up Twitter results, Google says Read more...More about Google, Twitter, Social Media, Tech, and Apps Software
Domino's is taking mobile ordering to the next level. Starting Wednesday, users can place an order simply by tweeting the chain a pizza slice emoji. The pizza chain — which calls for users to register their payment information, Twitter handle and regular order on its website — is the latest brand to jump on the emoji bandwagon as the characters increase in popularity.
According to Instagram research from last week, within a month of iOS launching the emoji keyboard, 10% of the captions and comments on the platform contained at least one character. Not four years later, that number has swollen to nearly 40%, with many emoji having become widely-accepted substitutes for popular Internet slang like "LOL" and "bae." Read more...More about Twitter, Social Media, Burger King, Ge, and Instagram
While you might use social media to date, have you considered what it might be like to date social media itself?
YouTuber Emma Blackery filmed a sketch where she imagined going on first dates with various personifications of social media sites. As one might expect, Facebook is a little obsessed with who you know, Snapchat has the shortest attention span ever, and Instagram just wants to stare at food
Google Plus is just very, very, very depressed.
The ThankList is presented by American Greetings. We've all heard of a bucketlist, but what about a ThankList? It's a list of people you want to thank for shaping you as a person. And a step toward a world that's just a little bit nicer. Who’s on your ThankList?
It's 1:30 p.m. – three hours before a morsel of food will be served – and a crowd is already gathering outside of Miriam's Kitchen.
If you didn't know it was there, you'd probably walk right by it: Located in Washington, D.C.'s Foggy Bottom neighborhood, known primarily for wandering undergrads and lush embassies, Miriam's Kitchen hides inside of the Western Presbyterian Church on Virginia Ave NW. Read more...More about Facebook, Twitter, Charity, Social Good, and Social Media