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January 10, 2019
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Twitter opening beta testing program as it prepares ‘big changes’ to conversations

Twitter is launching a beta program where users will be able to test upcoming features ahead of their public release. At first, the beta program will allow users to test features such as speech bubbles, indenting, and more. Going forward, … Continue reading

January 4, 2019
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Huawei demotes responsible employees & slashes their pay following latest ‘Twitter for iPhone’ blunder

Earlier this week, Huawei rang in 2019 by wishing everyone a Happy New Year using Twitter for iPhone. Reuters now reports, however, that Huawei is taking things to a new level by demoting the employees responsible for the blunder and … Continue reading

October 18, 2018
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Twitter makes it easier to tell when a tweet is removed for policy violations

Twitter announced today that it is making several changes in how it handles reported tweets and deleted tweets. First and foremost, the company is making it clearer when a tweet is deleted due to violations of its policy. more… The … Continue reading

October 3, 2018
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Twitter for iOS adds new ‘data saver’ feature for easier control of data usage

Twitter for iOS has been updated today with a handful of new features and changes. The update brings the app to version 7.33 and includes new data management tools, group message controls, and more. The new Twitter data saver feature … Continue reading

August 18, 2018
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Comments Off on iOS Twitter client Leaf joins others as it announces end of life due to Twitter API changes

iOS Twitter client Leaf joins others as it announces end of life due to Twitter API changes

Popular iOS Twitter client, Leaf, has announced today that the app will no longer be getting updates. With the announcement, the developer iPlop, and app designer Surenix have shed some light on what they’ve been working on, but will ultimately … Continue reading

July 5, 2018
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Twitterrific removes push notifications and live-streaming features ahead of Twitter API change

Twitterrific is today announcing an update to both its iOS and macOS clients that will be removing certain functionality to be more in line with the upcoming changes Twitter is making to its platform. more… 9to5Mac

May 22, 2018
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Report: President Trump uses two iPhones, one just for Twitter, but doesn’t follow security protocols

President Trump’s use of an iPhone has been documented before, but a new report from Politico says he uses two iPhones, and is rather negligent in terms of security… more… 9to5Mac

April 30, 2018
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Comments Off on Twitter rolling out new timeline feature that groups news links together

Twitter rolling out new timeline feature that groups news links together

As part of its continuing efforts to expand into a broader news market, Twitter is rolling out a new timeline change that groups tweets about the same story together. This feature aims to put all tweets about a story under … Continue reading

February 18, 2018
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As Twitter ends support for its macOS app, Twitterrific drops to $7.99 (Reg. $20)

Yesterday evening, Twitter officially announced that it is discontinuing support for its native macOS application in 30 days. In response, one of the most popular third-party Twitter clients for the Mac has dropped its price… more… 9to5Mac

September 26, 2017
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Twitter to double the length limit for tweets to 280 characters

Twitter today is moving away from its traditional 140 character tweet limit. The company has announced that it is testing a new 280 character limit for some users. Product manager Aliza Rosen made the likely controversial reveal in a blog … Continue reading

April 3, 2017
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Twitter rolls out new location features in Direct Messages for businesses

Last week, Twitter made a change to the default profile picture and also stopped counting usernames against its character limit. This morning, Twitter is out with another announcement about new location-based features for businesses who are using its Direct Messages … Continue reading

March 1, 2017
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Twitter app adding new features to tackle trolls, including ability to mute keywords and ‘egg’ accounts

As part of an ongoing effort to tackle abuse and offensive users, Twitter is adding some new muting features to its apps. Similar to what has been offered by third-party Twitter clients for sometime, users will be able to hide tweets from … Continue reading

October 6, 2016
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Apple, Google, Disney Unlikely to Bid for Twitter Buyout, Claims Report

Twitter shares took a tumble yesterday following reports that neither Apple nor Google are interested in making a bid for the social media company. Last month, Twitter shares rose 20 percent after rumors emerged that it had received takeover approaches … Continue reading

October 6, 2016
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Apple, Google, Disney unlikely to place bids in Twitter sale, report says

As the rumor mill spins churns over speculation about who will take over ubiquitous microblogging network Twitter, a pair of reports on Wednesday put two of tech’s biggest players, Apple and Google, and entertainment giant Disney out of the running. … Continue reading