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Twitter Reportedly Shelved Its Standalone Messaging App

12/15/2016, It has been rumored multiple times in the past that Twitter is developing a standalone messaging app. The company never officially confirmed this and so far there has been no evidence to suggest that such an app was created. However, according to a new...

You Can Broadcast Live Video From Twitter Starting Today

12/14/2016, Twitter already offers a live video streaming app called Periscope but it’s now taking that technology and putting it right inside the main Twitter app. The microblogging service announced today that users can now broadcast live video straight from...

Traders Developing Algorithm To Trade Based On Trump’s Tweets

12/14/2016, Having a ton of followers on social media is a good thing as it means that with a photo or a few words, you’ll be able to reach out to many people at once. However sometimes one needs to be careful of what they say because of that reach, something that...

Twitter Blocks Law Enforcement’s Access To Monitoring Tool

12/12/2016, On social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, the use of #hashtags is to create searchable posts. For example hashtagging “#BlackLivesMatter” allows users to create a group of posts that share the same tag, making it easier for...

You Can Now Tweet Google Emojis And It Will Search For You

12/07/2016, We speak emoji. Let’s talk. 🙌 #KnowNearby pic.twitter.com/HjIMs3KPKe — Google (@Google) December 6, 2016 Google search relies on users typing in what they are looking for. Sure, you could use voice search but basically this still converts it...

Twitter Now Ranks Conversations Based On Who Replies

11/29/2016, If you are an avid Twitter user and you’re wondering why your conversations look a little different, it is because Twitter has rolled out some changes to the feature in which they will now rank conversations based on who replies, as opposed to from...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Cast Will Do Live Q&A On Twitter

11/29/2016, Twitter has made a major push into live streaming over the past few months and it’s capitalizing on the release of the upcoming Star Wars spinoff to further push its agenda. The microblogging network has announced today that it’s going to...

Twitter Accidentally Suspends Its Own CEO’s Account

11/23/2016, Technical glitches have often been blamed for unusual suspension of accounts on Twitter but it’s amusing when that happens to the man who runs the company itself. Twitter actually suspended its own CEO’s account by mistake. CEO Jack...

Twitter Android TV App Released

11/17/2016, Twitter has gradually been expanding its footing in the online streaming arena. It took a big step to present itself as an online video streaming destination by launching apps for the Apple TV, Xbox One, and Fire TV. The app enables users to tune into...

Twitter Launches New Features Aimed At Preventing Abuse

11/15/2016, Twitter has been dealing with its abuse problem for a very long time. It was even said that the prevalence of racists, misogynists, and trolls was what caused Disney to give up on its plan to acquire the microblogging network. The company recently...

Pokemon Stickers Now Available On Twitter

11/13/2016, The Pokemon franchise has always been a popular one, although in recent times thanks to Pokemon GO, the game has gotten even more mainstream than before, if that was even possible. That being said, for fans of the Pokemon franchise, Twitter has announced...

Vine Could Be Saved As Twitter Is Reportedly Considering Selling It

11/07/2016, We’re sure that many were bummed when it was announced that Twitter would be shutting down Vine. Granted the app and platform isn’t what it used to be especially thanks to other platforms like Snapchat, YouTube, and Instagram, but it did manage to...

Twitter Testing Reader Mode On iOS

10/31/2016, Twitter often carries out tests on new features before it decides whether or not it would make sense to roll them out for all users. The latest test brings Apple’s “Reader” mode to the iOS app. Apple introduced Reader mode with the...