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Ten years of #DomainGang on the Twitter feed!

Today marks the 10th anniversary of joining Twitter as @domaingang. A decade of tweeting has produced almost 15k tweets and over 10k followers. Social media was different back then, and Twitter’s growth has given the world the opportunity to discover news and information that share the same relevance, via the use of hashtags. That was […]

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Social media meltdown : #Facebook, #Instagram, #WhatsApp and #Messenger woes

The entire Facebook family of apps is having severe connectivity issues today. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are lacking features, or are completely inaccessible for many users around the world. The downtime is frustrating for those that use social media daily, for business or simple communication – including the sharing of information. Luckily, Twitter is […]

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Twitter gave the #Domain King his handle back!

Rick Schwartz, the de facto Domain King, reclaimed his Twitter handle after someone else registered it in February. Rick’s return to social media wasn’t motivated by any willingness to start posting on Twitter – far from that. In his own words, the Domain King attributed his repossession of @DomainKing to brand protection: “Getting my @DomainKing […]

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#Domainers : The Twitter account #DomainKing isn’t who you think it is

In December 2017, Rick Schwartz made a decision to withdraw from social media, and Twitter was the first one he left behind. The Domain King closed his Twitter protesting about its slow response to recover TheDomains, Mike Berkens’s account that had been hijacked for a week. During 2018, Rick Schwartz announced how much better he […]

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Google+ reaches end of life on April 2nd

Google Plus is reaching its end of life on April 2nd, and personal accounts will stop functioning at the time. Other functions will stop being available as early as this coming Monday, February 4th. Plagued by a series of serious security issues, Google’s dominant social networking platform is being phased out permanently. Google chose to […]

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Book of faces : This #domain can’t be touched by Mark Zuckerberg

For the past two days, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, is talking to politicians – many of which appear to be technologically inept – about his company. Facebook has been rushing to fix the gaping holes left behind by Cambridge Analytica and other rogue operators in the data mining field. Social media thrive on a very […]

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Uniregistry unifies accounts used on Twitter and Facebook

Uniregistry announced that they are unifying the accounts they use on Facebook and Twitter. To ensure clarity of communications over social media, the Twitter handle @Uniregistry will be used as the official account. The matching account on Facebook is official, as is the one on Instagram. Uniregistry stated that by the end of December, the […]

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Domainers : Interact with Uniregistry on popular social media

Uniregistry has become a popular domain registrar, and its online presence extends to social media. Both Twitter and Facebook seem to attract thousands of domain investors, leading to interaction with companies that offer domain services. Although it’s evident that the account @Uniregistry is the official Twitter account, it seems that there are more appropriate accounts […]

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LinkedIn password leak : Mark Zuckerberg’s social media accounts got hacked!

A leak of LinkedIn accounts and passwords originating in 2012, consisting of credentials shared among other social media accounts, is the most likely culprit in Mark Zuckerberg‘s latest account hack. The Facebook founder temporarily lost control of several social media accounts: LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest. One would expect Mark Zuckerberg to be more careful with […]

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Social media newcomer Ello: We’ll never show ads and here’s why

Social media newcomer, Ello, launched on the principle of not storing personal data and displaying no ads. Operating from Ello.co, the company appears to have taken the noble cause of its existence rather seriously, and converted into a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC), in the state of Delaware. Here’s the full announcement: Ello is a simple, […]

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By invitation only: Social media newcomer Ello built on .CO

Social media newcomer, Ello, is a private and ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and designers. Ello, operating from the domain Ello.co, can be joined by invitation only. What sets Ello apart, is its promise for an ad-free environment, and a policy that opposes the gathering of personal data: “Virtually every […]

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Tweet #AmazonCart to add stuff to your Amazon shopping cart!

Right as we thought that it doesn’t get any crazier in the world of social media, Amazon and Twitter come along to prove us wrong. A new joint feature of Twitter and Amazon allows people to find a tweet that contains an Amazon product and respond with the hashtag #AmazonCart, instantly adding it to their […]

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