Twitter introduces TikTok-like ‘immersive’ video viewing

Twitter is releasing two major updates to the video viewing experience today to make it simpler to keep up with what’s occurring. Here’s a quick rundown of what you can anticipate from the new video products and how to utilize them, so you don’t miss a moment of the action on Twitter. According to the company, videos published on Twitter garner billions of views a year. Continue reading “Twitter introduces TikTok-like ‘immersive’ video viewing”

Twitter integrates Podcasts into Spaces tab

Podcasts are being incorporated by Twitter into the brand-new Spaces Tab in the Twitter app for iOS and Android. The social media platform announced in a blog post that starting today, it will test the updated Spaces Tab on a global sample of users at random, but only in English. Podcasts from all over the world will now be featured in spaces where live audio conversations take place. Continue reading “Twitter integrates Podcasts into Spaces tab”

Twitter is rolling out “Unmentioning” feature to everyone

The “unmentioning” feature on Twitter, which lets you delete your Twitter handle from a conversation, is currently being gradually rolled out to all users. The platform first made the ability available to a select set of users in April, and it is now accessible to everyone. Continue reading “Twitter is rolling out “Unmentioning” feature to everyone”

Twitter is testing “CoTweets” feature allowing two users co-author a tweet

With the help of Twitter users, a new CoTweets feature is now being tested. Two accounts can co-author a tweet using the CoTweets option, and both accounts can be tagged in a single tweet. After testing the concept earlier this year, Twitter announced in a post that the new feature is already live for select users in the US, Canada, and Korea for a small period of time. Continue reading “Twitter is testing “CoTweets” feature allowing two users co-author a tweet”

Twitter sues Indian government’s order to take down content: Report

A Reuters article says that on Tuesday, Twitter sued the Indian government for abusing its power and asked an Indian court to reverse some government orders to remove information from the social media site. Continue reading “Twitter sues Indian government’s order to take down content: Report”

Twitter Circle for close group tweeting announced

Twitter has started testing “Circles” today. Consider Twitter Circle to be the Instagram essence of the “Close Friends” shortlist. All of those you’ve added to your circle will indeed be able to view and reply to your tweets when you tweet to your circle. Recently, Twitter also confirmed that they are working on an edit button feature. Continue reading “Twitter Circle for close group tweeting announced”

Elon Musk is set to buy Twitter in a $44 billion deal

Elon Musk made his proposal to buy Twitter outright and delist it from the stock market the other week, and it appeared that the firm would kindly decline. However, it appears that it did some more thinking after a few days and has now officially stated that it is accepting Musk’s proposal. Continue reading “Elon Musk is set to buy Twitter in a $44 billion deal”

Parag Agrawal: Elon Musk will not join Twitter’s board

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has withdrawn his plans to join the board of Twitter, his preferred social media platform. Musk said on Twitter on Saturday morning that he would not be joining the board of directors. On Sunday, Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal said that Musk still owns a lot of the company and that the company will keep listening to him. Continue reading “Parag Agrawal: Elon Musk will not join Twitter’s board”

Twitter confirms edit button is coming soon

Twitter confirmed today that it is working on an edit button, days after jokingly mentioning it in a tweet. In fact, the firm stated that it has been testing the function since last year and will start piloting it with Twitter Blue members “in the coming months.” Continue reading “Twitter confirms edit button is coming soon”

Twitter for Android will soon support selecting text in a Tweet

The Android version of Twitter’s app is rumored to be getting the ability to select text within tweets. The firm is working on bringing a text selection feature to its Android app, according to popular app reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong’s latest tweet. Continue reading “Twitter for Android will soon support selecting text in a Tweet”

Twitter rolls out keyword search to Direct Messages

Twitter first showed off the direct message keyword search feature in May, when it added the search feature for Android phones to its service. Now, Twitter has announced the much-anticipated feature for direct messaging, which lets users do keyword searches for chats or conversations. Users can simply enter a word from the message they’re looking for. Continue reading “Twitter rolls out keyword search to Direct Messages”

Twitter acquires Slack-rival Quill to improve its messaging tools

Twitter has made its first acquisition under its new CEO, Parag Agrawal. The microblogging site Twitter announced that it has acquired Slack-competitor Quill to help improve its direct messaging tools. Continue reading “Twitter acquires Slack-rival Quill to improve its messaging tools”

Twitter updates private information policy; bans sharing photos and videos without consent

Twitter has updated its private information policy to disallow users from sharing photos and videos of private people without their permission. Continue reading “Twitter updates private information policy; bans sharing photos and videos without consent”

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO, CTO Parag Agrawal to replace him

Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey announced on Monday that he is stepping down from his position, however, he will stay on the board of the company until his term expires in 2022.

The company board has appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Parag Agrawal as his successor with immediate effect.  Continue reading “Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO, CTO Parag Agrawal to replace him”

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”