Twitter is killing push notifications for third party apps — here’s what you need to do

Full Article : BetaNews – Starting tomorrow — Thursday, August 16 — Twitter is disabling push notifications for third party clients. If you use the likes of Twitterific, Fenix or Plume, this could mean … Read more

As if the platform wasn’t irritating enough already, LinkedIn is getting a voice messaging feature

Full Article : BetaNews – LinkedIn is supposed to be about connecting with people and communicating with them, and a new option is on the way — voice messaging. As anyone who has signed … Read more

Twitter responds to Donald Trump’s allegations that Republicans are being shadow banned

Full Article : BetaNews – Out of the blue today, Donald Trump took to his favorite medium of Twitter to complain that the company was “shadow banning” prominent Republicans — and it wasn’t long … Read more

Facebook value plummets by $118bn and Zuckerberg’s fortune drops $16bn following privacy scandal-fueled growth slowdown

Full Article : BetaNews – Facebook shares and the personal fortune of Mark Zuckerberg took massive hits as the social network felt the impact of a growth slowdown and the fallout of recent privacy … Read more

Snapchat is shuttering peer-to-peer money transfer service Snapcash

Full Article : BetaNews – Snapchat confirmed that it is closing down Snapcash next month. The peer-to-peer money transfer service is due to shut up shop on 30 August. The closure was not officially … Read more

Timehop admits its security breach was worse than first thought

Full Article : BetaNews – The security breach suffered by Timehop on July 4 was much more serious than the company first thought. In an update to its original announcement, the company has revealed … Read more

Twitter is suspending more suspicious accounts than ever — over 70 million in the last two months

Full Article : BetaNews – Twitter has revealed that in May and June it suspended more than 70 million accounts as it continues its battle against trolls, fake profiles, bots and abuse. Closing down … Read more