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Twitter Goes After Accounts Participating In Cryptocurrency Scams

03/08/2018, As cryptocurrencies have become increasingly popular so have the scams associated with digital currencies. Even tech luminaries like Steve Wozniak have fallen prey to such scams and social media companies are having to come to terms with this reality....

Twitter Wants Your Help In Dealing With Abuse On Its Platform

03/04/2018, Twitter has an abuse problem and the company has come up with various ways to deal with it, but sometimes what the company says and proposes has not always been met favorably. So much so that Twitter and its CEO Jack Dorsey have decided that perhaps the...

Bookmarks Is A New Way To Save Tweets On Twitter

02/28/2018, Twitter first talked about its Bookmarks feature last year when it started testing the feature. It lets users privately save tweets for later without having to engage with them. The only way to save tweets for later previously was to “like”...


Twitter For Mac App Has Been Discontinued

02/18/2018, Twitter regularly updates its apps for other platforms but it has never really given the same sort of attention to its official Mac app. The support for the macOS app has been erratic at best and what many had been predicting was going to happen has...

Twitter To Broadcast Local TV News Live

02/15/2018, In a bid to prevent the spread of misinformation, Twitter has said that it will start broadcasting local TV news alongside the timeline during major breaking news events. A spokesperson for the company has confirmed that Twitter has rolled out this...

Twitter CEO Downplays Rumors About The Company Being Acquired

02/14/2018, For a moment in time, it seemed like Twitter was struggling in the social networking scene where companies like Facebook dominated, and where messenger apps like Snapchat were starting to change the way users shared information with each other. There were...

Twitter Pledges To Crack Down On Posts Encouraging Self-Harm

02/13/2018, Twitter has taken several major steps in the past few months to fix its abuse problem and establish its reputation as a responsible platform where hatred, bigotry, and sexism can’t thrive. It’s now going to extend the same focus to posts...

NSA Used Twitter To Send Coded Messages To Russian Contact

02/11/2018, You may recall seeing movies where spy agencies use public outlets such as coded classified ads or numbers stations to deliver secret messages to their agents on missions where getting in touch with them through other means could end up blowing their...

Twitter On Fake News: ‘We Are Not The Arbiters Of Truth’

02/09/2018, With the reach and influence that social media has these days, it has also become a platform in which some are using to spread propaganda and fake news. However the question is, where and who does the responsibility fall on? Does it fall onto users to try...

Twitter’s 280-Character Limit Isn’t Being Used As Much

02/08/2018, Last year Twitter rolled out a change to its platform where they will now allow users to tweet up to 280-characters. This is versus from before where Twitter’s tweet was limited to 140-characters. This move seemed like it would be a popular one, but...

Twitter Finally Earns Profit After 12 Years

02/08/2018, Twitter has been around for a very long time, over 12 years, and despite having been around for more than a decade the company had never made a profit until now. Twitter has finally broken its dry spell in the fourth quarter of 2017 as it posted its first...

Twitter Uses AI To Help Crop Photos In Posts Better

01/25/2018, Twitter has long had the feature where users can upload photos onto its platform, but the company also has a problem because when photos are uploaded, they are cropped rather oddly in their preview. This means that sometimes at a glance it might be hard...

Twitter Reportedly Developing Snapchat-Like Video Sharing Tool

01/25/2018, Twitter is reportedly developing a new feature which will make it easier for users to post videos on the microblogging network. The report claims that the company is developing a Snapchat-like tool to popularize video sharing on its network and bring in...

Vine Successor Launch Due This Summer

01/24/2018, Vine used to be all the rage a few years ago. The app enabled users to upload 6-second videos and that led to people creating some very interesting and funny content that stuck to that very short time limit. Vine was acquired by Twitter in 2013 but the...