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Twitter Bookmarks Feature Enters Private Testing

11/23/2017, Twitter has been working on a new feature that will let users save tweets in their timeline that they want to read or refer back to in the future. It started working on this feature last month and Twitter has now revealed that this feature is going to be...

Twitter Will Yank Verification For Bad Behavior Offline As Well

11/19/2017, Twitter found itself in a pickle recently after it verified white supremacist Jason Kessler. There was backlash from the community which forced Twitter to suspend the verification system and come up with new guidelines to prevent the implication that...

Twitter’s Tweetstorm Feature Starts Showing Up In The Android App

11/17/2017, twitter logoWhile Twitter is allowing users to tweet out longer tweets by expanding the character limit, sometimes there are certain things you can’t say in 280-characters. This is where “tweetstorming” comes in, where basically users tweet out...

Twitter Now Revoking Verified Status From Some Accounts

11/15/2017, Twitter’s “blue tick” verified status is something that is highly coveted and it basically means that you’re “recognized” as someone whose tweets might mean something, like journalists reporting the news, CEOs and employees of companies,...

Twitter Announces Premium APIs For Developers

11/15/2017, With Twitter’s APIs, it allows developers to include various features and aspects of Twitter into their own apps and services. However in the future it seems that these apps and services that integrate these APIs can be differentiated by what they...

Twitter Now Allows Display Names To Have Up To 50 Characters

11/10/2017, At its core, Twitter is still very much about micro-blogging, where users post short status updates and blurbs as opposed to lengthy Medium-like articles. However the company has made changes in recent times to allow users to post more than they normally...

Twitter Suspends Verification System As It Develops A New One

11/09/2017, Twitter today announced that it has decided to “pause” its verification system following criticism that the company had to face when it verified the account of Jason Kessler, an organizer of the Unite the Right protest. Twitter has thus...

Twitter’s New 280-Character Tweet Limit Rolls Out To All Users

11/07/2017, Twitter’s 140-character limit has been one of the platform’s defining characteristics over the years. The idea is to allow users to post short messages and updates, versus lengthy blog posts, and has helped separate Twitter from other social media...

Twitter Users Exploit Bug, Posts 35,000 Character Tweet

11/06/2017, The idea behind Twitter is to allow users to make quick and short status updates, as opposed to sharing lengthy blog posts. This is why the character limit imposed by Twitter is still active as of today, but it seems that recently a couple of Twitter...

Periscope Won’t Take A Cut Of Broadcasters’ ‘Super Hearts’

11/02/2017, In this day and age, there are many ways to make money that weren’t an option say 5 years ago. A good example would be livestreaming, where it seems that people are more than happy to give money to other people to watch them livestream a game, or just...

MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Bot Writes Horror Stories

10/31/2017, Artificial intelligence can do a lot of things and you can now add writing horror stories to that list. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed an artificial intelligence-powered bot that can write horror stories. Named...

Twitter Will Now Make Political Ads More Transparent

10/25/2017, Sometimes you see various political ads being posted onto social media websites, and while sometimes the topics raised might be legitimate, it is probably a good idea to question who the ad came from, and what their angle might be. Unfortunately usually...

Twitter Bookmarking Feature Coming Soon

10/10/2017, Twitter has confirmed that it’s soon going to launch a new way to save tweets that you want to read later. The Twitter bookmarking feature has actually been a top request from the community. Twitter has now confirmed that it’s planning to...