Month: April 2014

Girls in ICT Day



International Girls’ in ICT Day is an initiative backed by ITU Member States in ITU Plenipotentiary Resolution 70 (Guadalajara, 2010) to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies (ICTs).Read more

Twitter brings notification alerts to the web


After announcing picture-heavy web profiles for all users, Twitter is looking to bring quicker engagement. Twitter announced that users who access will  receive pop-up notifications when others on the platform engage with them (retweets, mentions or direct messages) This notification will appear in the lower-right hand corner of the timeline.

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If it’s not broke, don’t fix it!


Screen Shot 2014-04-09 at 11.32.21 AMMany might have realized a change it his/her Twitter profile page which looks an awful lot like Facebook, and chances are, you have a strong opinion about it, I know I do!

Among many major changes which are the user’s main picture and bio which are now scaled to the left, and the more space dedicated to the header photo. This revamped timeline makes tweets look larger and focus more on photos. Also, tweets with more engagement appear larger in user timelines, and you can filter based on photos/videos, replies and so on.

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