Twitter launching Live video API tomorrow

Twitter is about to make it much easier for media publishers to post live video broadcasts with the launch of a live video API tomorrow morning. The API will let companies hook up professional broadcasting and video editing equipment to Twitter with more powerful integrations than Twitter’s existing Periscope Producer feature. The forthcoming API was…

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This sensory wearable is designed for flirting

With people more likely to be locking eyes with their smartphone screens these days when they’re hanging around in public, the London-based designers behind this feathery wearable are worried that the chances for exchanging flirtatious glances with passing strangers is being engineered out of daily life. Or, let’s be honest, translated into monetizable swipes on…

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Third-party Twitter app hijack caused high-profile accounts to spread swastikas

Several hundred Twitter users were hacked early Wednesday morning amid heightened diplomatic tensions between Turkey, Germany, and the Netherlands. According to Gizmodo, hijacked accounts – from Forbes to UNICEF to Duke University – published tweets that included swastikas, the hashtags (translated from Turkish) “NaziGermany” and “NaziHolland”, and a link to a pro-Erdogan video on YouTube.…

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