Twitter mulls offering a Tweetdeck subscription service

Twitter has always been free to use and will likely remain free. But the company is now considering offering its first paid subscription service through TweetDeck. The social network has recently sent emails to select users, asking if they’d be willing to pay for a “more advanced Tweetdeck experience.” Based on the email posted by … More Twitter mulls offering a Tweetdeck subscription service

Shout Makes It Easy to Curate a List of Links, Send Them Off to Friends

iOS/Chrome: If you like to collect together different links, whether that’s for organizing a vacation or just random cool stuff, Shout makes it easy to do so, then turn that collection into a list of stuff other people can see. Shout works something like a more public-facing Pocket and takes the idea of Pocket’s public … More Shout Makes It Easy to Curate a List of Links, Send Them Off to Friends

Twitter starts putting abusers in “time out”

Twitter is putting online bullies in “time out.” As one of the company’s many new anti-abuse measures, users whose accounts have been identified engaging in abusive behavior will have the reach of their tweets temporarily restricted. During this time, the abuser’s tweets will only be shown to their followers, Twitter says. The change was spotted by BuzzFeed, … More Twitter starts putting abusers in “time out”

Watch The Simpons’ hour-long ‘Great Phatsby’ episode, featuring Snoop Dogg, RZA, and Common

Last night, The Simpsons observed yet another milestone in its 28-season (and counting) run: its first hourlong episode. It feels strange that the show took this long to try out that particular format (“The Simpsons Guy” doesn’t count because it was a Family Guy episode rather than a Simpsons episode, and also because it’s abject trash), but such is the plight of … More Watch The Simpons’ hour-long ‘Great Phatsby’ episode, featuring Snoop Dogg, RZA, and Common

Microsoft is retiring the Blue Screen of Death for some users

Windows 10 beta testers who are used to the warm, familiar glow of Microsoft’s Blue Screen of Death will start learning it’s not easy being green. Microsoft is tweaking its venerable error message that lets people know that something went wrong, and their computers need to be restarted. While everyday consumers will still see the … More Microsoft is retiring the Blue Screen of Death for some users