Technology & Social Media

The ever-changing tech world keeps us running after the latest news to keep you informed. Apps, websites and new technology mixed up with the rapidly expanding world of social media – all under one roof to make sure you’re always in the know.

Twitter’s Golden Tweets

Twitter announed the Golden tweets of 2012. Barack Obama ranking top with his victory tweet, followed by Justin Beiber’s RIP tweet to Avalanna Routh, his 6 year old fan, follwed by tweets fom NFL player TJ Lang, Team Great Britain from the Olympics, and Kouchi Yamadera’s marriage announcement!  Scoop TeamSelect Staff Writers from the Scoop […]

Pope Breaks Record on Twitter

Pope Bendict turns to social media, and what a turn it was. After one tweet he’s broken a record for the most retweets beating Justin Beiber, the 18-year old social media whiz kind pop star. Check out the tweet below! Pope got social media – savvy on us! Well It is still weirda and sad […]

Where in the World Is Santa

Sometimes it’s harder to find Santa than Waldo himself. So as the world goes into panic mode about Christmas, that is of course if we survive the end of the world drama of tomorrow, Google has decided to track Santa on his world tour to deliver all his presents. So have you been naughty or […]

Rewind Youtube Style 2012

Nothing is more powerful than a video, it’s true. After this whirlwind of a year and the number of viral videos the world has been obsessed with, Youtube took it upon themselves to do a parody on it all. From Call Me Maybe, to Felix, and of course Gagnam style, check out the hilarious take […]

Instagram Turned Its Back on Twitter

Remember when Facebook bought Instagram for 1 Billion dollars? Ya well who would forget a number like that! Well according to the New York Times, twitter had set out to buy Instagram for $525 million back in March, before Facebook had made an offer. According to the Times, Instagram verbally agreed to sell to Twitter, […]

iTunes Officially Open in the Middle East

  No need to create fake addresses in the States & Europe any more, no need to get that international credit card, because FINALLY the iTunes store has officially launched in the Middle East. “Customers can choose from over 20 million songs available to purchase and download on the iTunes Store,” read a statement from […]

Facebook Eyeing WhatsApp

Greedy Greedy Facebook, not only do you own our lives online, you took Instagram and now Blackberry’s arch nemesis WhatsApp? Rumors have been swirling online that Facebook is looking to buy WhatsApp and add it to their ever growing portfolio of start ups. The 1 billion a day messaging service (yes you read that right) […]

Texting Turns 20!

The first-ever text message was sent December 3, 1992, by software engineer Neil Papworth, to Vodafone director Richard Jarvis, who received the message on his husky Orbitel 901 cell phone. It read simply, “Merry Christmas.” As of yesterday, the text is no longer in its teens and has become a senior citizen in technology years. […]

UK – Mega Monday Shopping Spree!

  Christmas is just around the corner… Well sort of.. And shoppers are heavy at work, especially today where on “Mega Monday” today is the last day for online shoppers to get their presents before Christmas.  Why is this such a big deal? Well today will be set as the busiest shopping day of all […]

Facebook To Launch External Advertising Agency

  Facebook happens to be the largest social network to date, probably what you spend the majority of your day when your online doing. Thus having all your info and knowing your whereabouts, the social network has made it official it will be launching its own external advertising agency. Advertisers will now be able to […]

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