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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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#Nigerian domain registry to auction premium .NG #domains via Twitter!

NiRA, the domain registry for Nigeria, will auction 10 premium .NG domains using Twitter as the platform! 😀 This unique approach is shared in the latest news from the .NG registry: The NiRA Executive Board of Directors intends to auction Ten (10) Premium Domain Names, in accordance with the provisions of the NiRA Domain Name […]

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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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How not to lose your #Twitter account to scheming thieves

Domain investor and harpist, Nadia Pessoa, managed to recover her stolen premium Twitter account, @Harp, but it took quite the effort. Twitter support basically consists of bots automating tasks, and in order for a stolen handle to be returned, manual intervention is required. It wasn’t as bad as in the case of Mike Berkens, who […]

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Nadia Pessoa : My “Harp” account on #Twitter has been hacked!

Domain investor and professional harpist, Nadia Pessoa, announced that her Twitter account “@Harp” has been hacked. The hijacked account is now hidden behind privacy, after an unknown cybercriminal managed to take it over. Tweeting from @DomainSushi, Nadia stated: .@TwitterSupport @Twitter @TwitterOpen See previous tweet – URGENT. @Harp was hacked. Look at this tweet from APR 1 […]

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#Twitter updates TOS to comply with #GDPR data privacy requirements

Following changes by Google and cPanel, Twitter has updated its terms of service (TOS) to comply with GDPR and its data privacy requirements. From May 25th, new conditions and privacy terms apply, and Twitter has split them into two major categories: For residents of the United States. For everyone else, e.g. international users. According to […]

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#Twitter updates rules on #violence and other hateful threats

Twitter has updated its rules, regarding making hateful threats and inciting violence on its platform. Accounts that utilize slurs, epithets, racist or sexist tropes, incite fear, or reduce someone to less than human, will be permanently suspended. In addition, hateful imagery will now be considered sensitive media. Such imagery can be logos, symbols, or images […]

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#Twitter protest : Rick Schwartz cancelled business account, waves farewell in 2018

Rick Schwartz announced that he’s cancelled his business account at Twitter, removed his billing info, and did so in protest. Calling Twitter a time-consuming habit that will take 30 to 60 days to break, the Domain King is walking away from the online medium next year, protesting Twitter’s lack of support in returning Mike Berkens’s […]

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In case you missed it : Schilling, Schwartz and Mann on domain names

In recent months, the three pillars of domaining have been using Twitter more actively, as their preferred medium of communication. Sharing their piece of mind, Frank Schilling, Rick Schwartz and Mike Mann all use Twitter for the same reason: domain names. Twitter summarizes such tweets from one’s followed list, and in a funny twist all […]

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Rick Schwartz’s domain requests on Twitter invigorate the domain industry!

Rick Schwartz has been asking domain sellers to post their best names on Twitter, for a maximum set price. Once posted, Rick’s given first dibs to accept or reject the domains offered. When the 4 hour window passes, these domains are available to others. We don’t keep track of which domains Rick acquired through this […]

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Retweet is now a registered trademark of Twitter

Domain investors take notice: Twitter has registered “RETWEET” as a mark with the USPTO. The trademark registration process began way back in 2009, with an “intent to use” (ITU) filing for the following classes and use: Class 41: Providing on-line journals, namely, blogs featuring user-defined content Class 45: Online social networking services; providing a website […]

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