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Twitter Brings Uniformity to Emoji Character Count

October 12, 2018

In a new development, Twitter is rolling out a welcome change for emoji lovers. Moving forward, emoji character count will be set at a default, instead of having different character counts for different emojis. Up until now, Twitter recognised some emojis as two characters, while it recognised other emojis with skin tones and gender options […]

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Twitter Bug May Have Sent User DMs to Unknown Developers

September 26, 2018

 A bug in Twitter’s platform for third-party app developers exposed some Direct Messages (DMs) from nearly 3 million users to outsiders, the micro-blogging platform has admitted. The bug ran from May 2017 and within hours of discovering it on September 10, Twitter said it fixed the bug to prevent data from being unintentionally sent to the incorrect […]

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Twitter CEO Says Conservative Employees ‘Don’t Feel Safe’ Expressing Opinions

September 15, 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the conservative employees at the social media service “don’t feel safe to express their opinions” at work. Dorsey – like his counterparts at Facebook and YouTube – has consistently said that his service isn’t biased. But the people who build Twitter are biased, Dorsey admitted in an interview last month, saying out loud what everyone already […]

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Twitter Tests New Web Interface, iOS Update Brings Audio-Only Broadcasts

September 9, 2018

Twitter is looking to redesign its Web interface, and has started testing out the new design with a few users. The new interface brings the ability to bookmark pages, a new data-saver mode has been added, and a night mode toggle has been introduced as well. There is a new compose window, new options for embed […]

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Twitter Tests New Web Interface, iOS Update Brings Audio-Only Broadcasts

September 8, 2018

Twitter is looking to redesign its Web interface, and has started testing out the new design with a few users. The new interface brings the ability to bookmark pages, a new data-saver mode has been added, and a night mode toggle has been introduced as well. There is a new compose window, new options for embed […]

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Mickelson still the butt of his own jokes on Twitter

August 26, 2018

Phil Mickelson continues to flex his newly-discovered social media skills on Twitter, this time poking fun at himself for his goofy dance moves. While Lefty’s sudden social media charm offensive sometimes seems more like a calculated career move than a spontaneous expression of whimsy, there’s no doubt he’s scored several hits since joining Twitter. Mickelson […]

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Here is How Brands Can Improve their Twitter Followership

August 25, 2018

In the last few years, the perception of social media has evolved. It is no more just a medium to connect with people or strike conversations, instead, these platforms are now used to drive opinions, campaigns and build brands. Twitter is considered one of the most powerful social media platforms. If brands use the platform wisely, […]

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Twitter Launches Requests Tab and Quality Filter for Direct Messages

August 23, 2018

Twitter has rolled out a new filtering tool for Direct Messages on its platform. The social media giant has introduced a new feature where users will be able to filter out unwanted messages. Twitter will now show two sections – Inbox and Requests. While the Inbox tab will be filled with messages from users you follow, […]

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Twitter Bans Alex Jones, Infowars From Tweeting for Seven Days

August 16, 2018

Twitter has banned US conspiracy theorist Alex Jonesand his website Infowars from tweeting for seven days, saying their tweets violated company’s rules against abusive behaviour. The microblogging site said it had asked Jones late Tuesday to delete the tweet that contained a video, which according to a company spokesman had a segment that is an “incitement to violence”. […]

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Twitter Says It Doesn’t ‘Shadow Ban’ US Republicans After Trump Tweet

July 28, 2018

President Donald Trump accused Twitter Inc on Thursday of restricting the visibility of prominent U.S. Republicans, without providing evidence, and the avid user of the social media platform promised to investigate. Trump accused the company of targeting fellow Republicans with a practice dubbed “shadow banning,” limiting the visibility of a Twitter user including in the […]

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