Twitter announces Super Follows creator subscription and Communities features

At its Analyst Day 2021  Twitter has teased two new features — Super Follows and Communities. According to the company, Super Follows allows users to charge their followers for access to extra content. Continue reading “Twitter announces Super Follows creator subscription and Communities features”

Twitter shuts down experimental app twttr; turns off threaded replies

Micro-blogging site Twitter has been experimenting with threaded replies for some time now. However, due to users’ feedback, the company has decided to stop implementing it owing to the difficulty in reading and joining the conversations. Continue reading “Twitter shuts down experimental app twttr; turns off threaded replies”

Twitter to show a warning when you try to like a labeled tweet

Recently, the micro-blogging site Twitter has started showing warning who tries to like or retweet a labeled tweet. Twitter began showing a warning before the 2020 US presidential election when users tried to retweet a flagged tweet. Continue reading “Twitter to show a warning when you try to like a labeled tweet”

Twitter allows some employees to work from home permanently

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the daily ritual of millions of people across the globe including where they work. In an attempt to curb the spread of the disease many companies including Apple, Google, Twitter informed their employees to work from home. Continue reading “Twitter allows some employees to work from home permanently”

Twitter rolls out ‘Hide Replies’ feature globally

Update: November 22 — Twitter has started rolling out the hide replies feature globally so that users can choose to hide replies to their Tweets, after testing it back in July. Everyone can see and engage with hidden replies by tapping the gray icon that will appear on the Tweets. It has also posted things it learned during the test.

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Twitter now lets you Retweet with GIF, photos and video

Twitter introduced several changes to its platform recently including a dedicated ‘Report’ option, ‘hide replies’ feature and more. Today, Twitter has announced that it is launching the ability to Retweet with GIF, photos, and video.

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Twitter rolls out a dedicated ‘Report’ option to prevent misleading election tweets

Twitter has been working on a lot of features right now especially on curbing fake news and abusive content. In this regard, a few days back, the micro-blogging site shared the progress and changes that can be expected in the upcoming months. Continue reading “Twitter rolls out a dedicated ‘Report’ option to prevent misleading election tweets”

Twitter rolls out ‘Lights out’ AMOLED-friendly true-black dark mode

As per the latest news, Twitter is expanding its dark mode options for iOS users by adding a “Lights Out” option as well as an automatic dark mode. There is an optional setting that makes the current dark mode more of a pitch black. Continue reading “Twitter rolls out ‘Lights out’ AMOLED-friendly true-black dark mode”

Twitter rolls out ‘Twttr’ experimental beta app to let users test new features

Not so long ago, Twitter announced prototype of its new beta app “Twttr” to the selected user which lets testers try out new features and provide feedback. Continue reading “Twitter rolls out ‘Twttr’ experimental beta app to let users test new features”

Twitter makes it easier to report tweets that share personal information

Twitter is adding an option to report problematic tweets that share personal information on the platform. From now on, while reporting, the user will be redirected to the menu that allows them to be more specific and highlight the information. Continue reading “Twitter makes it easier to report tweets that share personal information”

Twitter confirms to be working on ‘Hide Tweet’ feature

Twitter confirmed that it is developing a new “Hide Tweet” feature which will give users an ability to protect their conversations. This new option is found in Twitter’s code and appear in the list choices when you click the “Share” button on a tweet. “Hide Tweet” might work as an alternative to muting or blocking a user, while still offering some control over a conversation. Continue reading “Twitter confirms to be working on ‘Hide Tweet’ feature”

Twitter to soon let you add clarifications or annotations to old tweets

Twitter doesn’t want to embrace an ‘edit button’, though it remains one of the most requested features. The company in numerous instances in the past has slipped answering the question. However, this time, it sounds different as the company’s CEO Jack Dorsey said that Twitter is “thinking about” some kind of feature that would let people go back to the Tweet and add clarifications or annotations to old tweets. Continue reading “Twitter to soon let you add clarifications or annotations to old tweets”

Twitter testing new pop-up design to quickly view profile details on iOS

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Twitter has announced that it is testing the ability to check profiles on iOS without leaving your timeline. To access a profile while scrolling through the timeline, simply tap any @handle in a Tweet, take a peek and scroll right back. Continue reading “Twitter testing new pop-up design to quickly view profile details on iOS”

Twitter reports $909 million revenue, 24% YoY growth and 126 million monetizable daily active users in Q4 2018

Twitter, Inc. has announced financial results for its fourth quarter of 2018 which had total revenue of $909 million, an increase of 24% year-over-year. The company’s advertising revenue totaled $791 million, an increase of 23% year-over-year. Twitter’s total ad engagements increased 33% year-over-year and the cost per engagement decreased 7% year-over-year. Continue reading “Twitter reports $909 million revenue, 24% YoY growth and 126 million monetizable daily active users in Q4 2018”

Twitter revokes API access of three notification spammer apps that sell fake followers

Twitter has announced that it is stepping up its fight against notification spammer as the functionality of three of these services — ManageFlitter, Statusbrew, Crowdfire stopped functioning. Twitter has confirmed its actions and said that these three apps for having repeatedly violated the API rules.  Continue reading “Twitter revokes API access of three notification spammer apps that sell fake followers”