Just when Twitter expanding to 280 characters from its longtime 140-character limit seemed like an earth-shattering decision, a couple hackers blew the limit out of the water.
Over the weekend, a.. Mashable
*Update*: Twitter has re-activated Delaware's account. The company declined to comment about why it reinstated the account and about whether it would amend the list it sent to Congress.
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Modder, YouTuber, and Nintendo aficionado Skelux is working on restoring the entirety of Nintendoâs old promotional flash games. As spotted by Motherboard, Skelux claims in a video on his YouTube.. Source: IGN - Affiliate -
Roger Stone is one of President Trump’s most vicious attack dogs, whose bark has always been worse than his bite. But the dog has been muzzled, at least by Twitter. Stone has been banned from using.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
· *Reddit has clarified its rules on violent content and is cracking down on Nazi and far-right communities.*
· *The social news site has historically been extremely relaxed about the content it.. Business Insider
*In 2005, one of the most intriguing advertising stunts of the internet age was hatched.*
As Visual Capitalist's Nick Routley explains, Alex Tew launched the The Million Dollar Homepage, where.. Zero Hedge
The New York Times issued a correction Tuesday for publishing a climate report it claimed a scientist “leaked” to the paper so the Trump Administration couldn’t bury it. The report was actually.. The Wrap
Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
*1. Facebook is officially launching its big attack on TV.* It's a new video section called "Watch" that includes videos from.. Business Insider
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The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has just released a first update on the quantity of physical gold and silver holdings stored in the.. Zero Hedge
The Internet Archive is a treasure trove for software geeks. In recent months, the site has hosted everything from GIFs from Geocities to Macintosh games from the 80s. Its latest blast from the past is.. engadget Also reported by •TUAW
Last Sunday's exposé of Alex Jones on NBC's Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly was considered by many to be a tasteless and heavily edited attempt to smear the Infowars host and vocal supporter of.. Zero Hedge
Webcomics have been around for a long while, and that's raising a question: who's going to preserve those comics for online viewing outside of non-profits like the Internet Archive? The Library of.. TUAW Also reported by •engadget
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Documents released by the FBI Records Vault have revealed a troubling connection between figures associated with Chinese communist affiliated protest groups in the 1960's and.. Zero Hedge
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President Donald Trump's team just learned a hard life lesson: Nothing ever truly disappears from the internet. At most, it just travels to a more obscure (but still very findable) location.
Video games are a unique, nascent art form and it makes sense to preserve them. While efforts by the Internet Archive have been underway for a while, it hasn't been a priority for the gaming industry.. engadget Also reported by •TUAW
Solange, Van Jones and the Women’s March are among the top winners for the 21st Annual Webby Awards.
This year’s winners, announced Tuesday, were selected by a panel that included Black Lives.. The Wrap
The Internet Archive will no longer conform to instructions laid out in robots.txt files, as their calibration toward search engines is causing certain sites to be rendered inaccessible. Digital Trends
MacOS 6 and 7 make an appearance in the latest Internet Archive emulation project, where you can play early Apple games, try out its visual interface and even use tools like the calculator and Disk.. Digital Trends
Not content to sit on the sidelines, the Internet Archive recently resurrected something, too. This time, it's a swath of apps, games and software from the original Macintosh circa 1984. That means.. engadget Also reported by •TUAW