Twitter Notes lets you share longform content

Twitter, a microblogging platform, has announced a new feature that will enable users to create long-form content in the form of ‘Notes.’ This is part of the Twitter Write composer tool. Continue reading “Twitter Notes lets you share longform content”

Twitter is shutting down Tweetdeck for Mac on July 1

After shutting down Tweetdeck app for Android and iPhone in 2013 and Tweetdeck for Windows in 2016, Twitter has confirmed that it will be shutting down Tweetdeck for Mac on July 1st, 2022. The company has its own Twitter app for Mac, and said that it has decided to wind down the TweetDeck for Mac app to continue focusing on improving and bringing new features to TweetDeck. Continue reading “Twitter is shutting down Tweetdeck for Mac on July 1”

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”

Here’s how Twitter’s Edit feature could look

Twitter’s edit button feature was the talk of the town for quite some time. Now, Jane Manchun Wong, a reverse engineer, has discovered the latest development of this edit button within Twitter’s web app. Continue reading “Here’s how Twitter’s Edit feature could look”

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”

A look at Twitter’s Edit option hints at how it could work

For a long time, Twitter users have wished for an edit feature, and it appears that their desire may be rewarded eventually. Twitter recently announced that it is working on an edit button that will be available to Twitter Blue subscribers in the coming months. While Twitter hasn’t said much about the functionality or how it will work, thanks to a leak, we finally have our first glimpse at the edit button. Continue reading “A look at Twitter’s Edit option hints at how it could work”

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

After deciding not to join the Twitter’s board, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has offered to purchase all of Twitter for $54.20 per share that is valued at $43 billion. This is according to the letter filed with the SEC. This comes after he purchased 9.2% of the company earlier in the month and was offered to join the Twitter’s board. Continue reading “Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion”

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 is testing “Unmentioning” feature; rolls out ALT badge globally

Twitter has revealed that it is testing the much-anticipated “unmentioning” function, which would allow users to opt out of conversations in which they do not wish to participate. Previously, the company’s privacy designer, Dominic Camozzi, hinted at the development of this functionality in June 2021. Continue reading “Twitter is testing “Unmentioning” feature; rolls out ALT badge globally”

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”

Elon Musk joins Twitter’s board of directors

Elon Musk has joined the board of directors of Twitter, having recently purchased significant shares in the company. Twitter’s CEO, Parag Agarwal, was the first to break the news with a tweet. Continue reading “Elon Musk joins Twitter’s board of directors”

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 testing the ability to add descriptions to image uploads

Twitter is a testing a new feature on its platform that will add the ability to write descriptions for uploaded images. The feature is being tested on Android, iOS, and Web, and it designed to improve the experience for assistive tech, for people with low-bandwidth, and more.

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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”