Tech and Digital News This Week

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The latest news in technology and digital for this week. Twitter news, drones, Square, social data and statistics and more.



2. 1. Tweets are getting shorter According to MIT Technology Review, tweets are getting shorter which changes the way we communicate.@LAURENKGRAY 3. 2. Apples October 22 Event Confirmed: Expect to see new versions of the iPad and MacBook Pros Ship date for new Mac Pros@LAURENKGRAY 4. 3. Schedule Tweets through Twitter You can now schedule tweets through Twitters free analytics site at for free as well.@LAURENKGRAY 5. 4. Square opens Square Cash Square opened Square Cash to everyone 18+ with a US bank account allowing you to quickly send/email money without fees.@LAURENKGRAY 6. 5. Drones deliver textbooks The Flirtey Zookal drone has been delivering textbooks to students utilizing GPS coordinates of the person placing the order.@LAURENKGRAY 7. 6. Verizon testing same-day delivery Verizon began testing same-day delivery on phone orders in Philadelphia. The service is expected to expand.@LAURENKGRAY 8. 7. Twitter teams with Comcast Twitter teamed up with Comcast to stream live TV through tweets. The See It feature will debut in November.@LAURENKGRAY 9. 8. Report from Unisphere Research Unisphere Research and Skyword found 46% of companies have content marketing strategies and 87% of companies create their own original content.@LAURENKGRAY 10. 9. DMs from anyone on Twitter Twitter plans to allow users to opt-in to receive DMs from anyone. This could change the way customer service is perceived on Twitter.@LAURENKGRAY 11. 10. Morning routine apps According to Statista, 84% of smartphone owners are using apps during their morning routine.@LAURENKGRAY 12. SEE MORE: LAURENKGRAY.COM@LAURENKGRAY