Networking News

Twitter Now Lets People Apply For Verification

Attaining a blue checkmark on Twitter hasn't been easy, but now anyone can apply to become verified. Twitter has opened up applications to "all users," though only certain accounts will be approved and you must wait a month before re-applying if your request is denied.

Facebook For Android Adds Offline Videos

Saving videos for offline viewing is now possible in the Facebook app on Android. The offline video feature has been in testing for months and while it was originally expected to only widely appear in areas with sub-par infrastructure, it has rolled out to all regions instead.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's Account Hacked

Having a strong password is usually a good way to prevent an account takeover, but if you're a big target like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, someone may still get into your account. Dorsey's account on the network was briefly taken over on July 9 by OurMine.