Edward Snowden gets 47GB of Twitter notifications

Edward Snowden may have found the excitement around his joining Twitter flattering, but that has actually left him flabbergasted.

Soon, users could smell Twitter notifications

A futuristic system, Sensabubble, could alert you for Twitter notifications with little scented bubbles.

Twitter uses push notifications to highlight what TV show your friend is watching

Former Foursquare product head Alex Rainert came across Twitter's notification telling him that two of his friends were talking about 'Grey's Anatomy'.

Twitter launches alert notifications for emergency situations

About 57 services including Police forces, London Fire Brigade, the Foreign Office and the Environment Agency have signed up for the Twitter Alerts that has been rolled out across the UK and Ireland.