December 12, 2022

Twitter Rolls Out “Community Notes” Globally.

It is only Monday, but shaping up to be an exciting (depending on who you ask) and newsworthy week for Twitter. Twitter Blue has jus relaunched and “Blue For Business” is being introduced. Over the weekend Twitter announced Community Notes (formerly known as Birdwatch, the social media giant’s crowdsourced fact-checking system is being rolled out globally. The feature allows users to add context to tweets and takes an open source approach toward debunking misinformation. Moderators who are part of the program can add notes to tweets to add context and users can then vote if they determine the context to…

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Windows 7 and 8 Support Ends in January

Microsoft Corporation 252,75 +4,94 +1,99% is being very firm they will end support for both Windows 7 and 8 come January 2023 Patch Tuesday (January 10, 2023). This also means no longer offering updates for their Edge Browser beyond this point. Google Inc. 108,80 +7,37 +7,27% had already announced Chrome would stop supporting Windows 7 and 8 in mid-January 2023. The end-of-support date for Edge coincides with the end of security update support for both Windows 7 and Windows 8 on January 10, and the end of Google Chrome support for Windows 7 and 8 in version 110. Because the underlying…

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Twitter Launches ‘Blue for Business’

Twitter has relaunched Twitter Blue subscriptions this week in 5 countries including the US with a host of new restrictions (account must be at least 90-days old, been active within the last 30-days, has not change their handle or picture in the last 7-days and must have a verified phone number) and a new $11 USD a month price ($8 if users sign-up on the web instead of via iOS App). Now Twitter is set to introduce “Blue for Business:”.  The details of what is included in the subscription (will it just be the same benefits as the regular Twitter…

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Microsoft Adding Screen Recording to Windows 11

Microsoft Corporation 252,75 +4,94 +1,99% has been living up to their promise to add new Window 11 (22H2) features as they “become ready”. Now comes a phased roll-out to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel for the new an improved Snipping Tool version 11.2211.35.0 adding the ability to record a portion of your screen. “You will then be able to select and refine the part of your screen that you want to record before starting your screen recording session,” Windows Inbox Apps Principal Product Manager Lead Dave Grochocki explained. “When you are finished, you can preview your recording before saving…

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