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Communications | Posted 4 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Verified Twitter Accounts? | 4,240 views

Public access to the Twitter account verification system has been closed for quite a while. The verification system was intended to be an easy way to allow followers to distinguish authentic Twitter accounts from parody or fake accounts. A TNW …

Communications | Posted 15 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Twitter Adds HTTPS Setting | 1,249 views

According to a recent blog post, Twitter has added a full time HTTPS setting to their service. The new setting will force the use of SSL for all pages rather than just during the login phase. The new HTTPS Only

In Other News | Posted 29 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Fake Air Force Personas | 1,301 views

The US Air Force has a bid out for a software project to manage up to 500 fake online personas. The software must allow 50 real people to manage up to 10 virtual personalities each. Each virtual personality may …

In Other News | Posted 18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Twitter Attacked | 2,442 views
According to this Twitter status page, the root cause of the Twitter outage was a DNS compromise. They are continuing to investigate, and they have not published a final status.
In Other News | Posted 18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Twitter Appears To Be Down | 1,113 views

At the moment, Twitter services appear to be down. The lack of response is causing the Twitter content on our site not to load, and forcing the delay in page rendering. We do no have any clues to the cause, …

Site News | Posted 20 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Now On Twitter | 1,145 views

We’ve had a Twitter account for a while now, but we were not quite sure how we wanted to use it. We’ve integrated our account into this site, and we’ll be including more micro-style updates more frequently.…