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The complete guide to Twitter cards: How to choose, set up, measure them and more

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This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Here’s a riddle: When is a tweet more than a tweet? We’re all pretty familiar with Twitter’s 140 characters—and of course, a photo is always an eye-catching addition. But what if your Twitter audience could sign up for your email list without ever leaving Twitter, or directly download your new app straight from a tweet? What if a photo and article summary could travel alongside every post of your content? And what if you could do all of this for free, right now? Twitter cards offer all this potential and more. In this post, we’ll…

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Machines are taking control of the world, so why stop them?

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Wojtek Borowicz is a community evangelist at Estimote, freelance writer and a strong believer in the Internet of Things. That might sound like a nihilistic newspaper headline from the day before Skynet woke up and bombed us, but it’s actually pretty far from that. Leaving more control in the hands of machines is not only something we cannot stop, but something we shouldn’t stop. Soon we’ll have so many connected devices crunching such enormous amounts of data that effective and independent machine-to-machine communication will become essential to sustaining further growth and development of all things digital. Stephen Hawking, a brilliant…

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Facebook for iOS now lets you create posts while offline, will share them once you have a strong connection

Facebook today updated its iOS app with two new features and a performance boost to the News Feed. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store. Here’s the full Facebook version 10.0 for iOS changelog: Review what your post will look like and choose whether to remove any suggested links before sharing what you’re reading, watching or listening to. Create posts even when your connection is weak or you’re in airplane mode, and they’ll be shared once your connection gets strong enough. Improvements to make News Feed load faster, especially on older phones and tablets. The…

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