Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo has admitted that the social network is considering filing tweets under specific topics to help personalise the timeline.

Facebook has poached Google’s director of global strategic partnerships Damian Burns to run global sales of its ad platform Atlas.

To mark 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Google commissioned 72andSunny Amsterdam to create the #Deutschland25 platform.

Vimeo has looked to increase its global presence with the creation of translation and subtitling tools, currency options for its Vimeo Pro and Vimeo On Demand creator toolsets, and the addition of a Japanese language version of the site.

Facebook has unblocked users of the online anonymity service, The Onion Router (Tor), from logging into accounts in a move which will likely encourage growth in countries where the service is banned.

The Mobitel Enterprise SMS Solution - Pilot Project kicked-off recently at the Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals Limited.

Tumblr has followed in Facebook’s footsteps by today introducing a video autoplay feature in an attempt to reposition the brand to acknowledge the growth of video content on the photo-sharing site.

Mobitel tied up with LAUGFS Holdings recently in an initiative to introduce an efficient Near Field Communication (NFC)-based ‘ONE’ fuel card solution that could be utilised at all LAUGFS filling stations islandwide.

The Samaritans charity has launched a new app which will notify Twitter users if people they follow on the site appear to be suicidal.

A landmark occasion was celebrated at the Teaching Hospital in Batticaloa earlier this month, when, with the support of Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, the hospital launched a Patient Management System designed to provide backup patient records within the hospital. In addition, the system also ensures that patients receive reminders regarding important follow up and vaccination appointments.

The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel, proudly launched a brand new facility for Pension Disbursements via its already popular mCash service in partnership with the Pensions Department of Sri Lanka.