Twitter has been working on multiple features lately that are designed to bring more revenue for the company. One such feature is called Super Follow, where users will be able to charge their followers for some extra exclusive content. The feature has been in the works for some months now, and is reportedly about to be launched soon.
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After months of being rumoured, Twitter has finally begun rolling out their premium subscription based service called Twitter Blue in Canada and Australia. The service provides many benefits to subscribers, including bookmark folders, undo tweets, reader mode and more.
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Ever since Twitter revealed that they were looking into new ways of earning revenue on the platform, they have steadily pushed out new features for it. Their latest attempt at monetizing features on the platform is by showing full screen advertisements in Fleets, which has begun testing since June 1st.
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The battle between social media giants and the Government of India is heating up significantly, with the latest one being about the new IT rules. Twitter has come out with a statement alleging that the Government’s new rules infringes on the rights to freedom of speech, with dangerous levels of overreach. In response, Government of India released a statement, claiming that Twitter is trying to dictate their own terms to India and subverting the law of the land.
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After months of being available on the iOS and Android app, Twitter is finally making Spaces available on the Mobile Web and Desktop Web Twitter client. The move should encourage more Twitter users to join Spaces from their desktops, with all the functionality enjoyed by the mobile app users.
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Earlier this month, Twitter finally had a wide rollout of their Spaces audio chatroom feature to all accounts with more than 600 followers. The company is now previewing an extension to the feature, called Ticketed Spaces, which is essentially the ability to host paid live audio rooms.
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Every social media platform needs a process to have verified accounts on the platform. Twitter previously had a verification program for earning the “Blue tick”, but had some problems with it. The company now relaunched their verification program, with updated criteria that took into account feedback from the public.
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Among social media platforms, Twitter DMs is not exactly the most feature rich instant messaging service. However, the service has been steadily improving over time with features such as voice messages and more. The latest update now adds a search bar to Direct Messages to the Android app.
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After months of rumours of Twitter releasing a new subscription-based service for their platform, we may finally have a name for the service – Twitter Blue. According to software reverse engineer, Jane Manchun Wong, Twitter Blue will be a paid subscription that will provide various benefits such as Undo Tweets, Collections and more.
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Twitter is introducing a new feature in their Android and iOS apps, which will prompt users to review their replies if Twitter detects potentially harmful or offensive in the reply. The goal behind this feature is to try and discourage users from posting such tweets, and as a result, make Twitter a more positive experience on the whole.
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Twitter Spaces, which is their implementation of an audio chat room feature, has now begun rolling out widely after completing its test phase. Twitter accounts that have 600 or more followers can now create their own “Space” and talk about a particular topic or simply have a conversation with their followers.
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Lately, Twitter has been testing a variety of features internally that are designed to enable alternate revenue streams for the company. One of the many ways that the social media giant is trying is through a feature called “Super Follow”, with which users can get extra benefits from accounts they follow.
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In March, Twitter began testing a feature in the beta versions of iOS and Android apps that would allow users to upload and view images on the platform in a higher resolution, specifically in 4K. The feature is now rolling out globally to all users in the stable version of the Twitter app.
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Twitter is reportedly testing desktop web browser support for their audio-based chatroom feature called Spaces. The company has been hard at work building features for Spaces and is now looking to expand platform support, which currently includes iOS and Android, to the desktop web browser.
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Fleets, a feature on Twitter that allows users to post temporary content that disappears after 24-hours, is getting a new update that will allow users to add gifs, stickers and emoji, making them more fun and personalized. The feature is rolling out today on Twitter app for both iOS and Android users.
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