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Twitter’s CEO Admits That Tweet Editing Function Is Needed

12/29/2016, On social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram, users can edit their posts after they’ve made them. This is a pretty basic function/feature but for some reason after all these years, Twitter has yet to implement an editing feature. Instead users...

Twitter’s Periscope Now Offers Live 360 Degree Videos

12/28/2016, With the introduction of virtual reality technology, there has been an increased focus towards creating 360-degree videos, which basically when combined with a VR headset, allows users to get a 360-degree look in the video itself. This is versus more...

US Immigration Will Now Ask Visitors For Social Media Information

12/22/2016, Our social media posts can sometimes say a lot about who we are. It can reveal our preferences for food, for clothing, our political leanings, religion, and more. Essentially it can be a treasure trove of information about a person, and sometimes more...

Twitter’s Search Results Now Organized By Relevance

12/21/2016, Twitter’s search results used to be organized reverse chronological order meaning that the latest results are shown first. However sometimes the latest results aren’t necessarily the best results, and this is something that Twitter is changing. In an...

Golden Globes Red Carpet Live Stream Will Be Hosted By Twitter

12/19/2016, Twitter has been trying to transform itself into a niche online live streaming destination, streaming everything from sporting events to presidential debates and election coverage. The microblogging network has now confirmed that it’s also going to...

Twitter Used As A Weapon To Give ‘Vanity Fair’ Editor A Seizure

12/18/2016, Harassment on social media is real. We’ve seen how trolls and bullies use social media to attack other users, such as insulting them, posting their personal details, creating embarrassing memes, and so on. However in what could be the first of its kind,...

Twitter May Ditch Retweet Icon

12/18/2016, Twitter made a big decision last year to replace stars with hearts, the change allowed users to “like” tweets, and according to a new report, Twitter might make another major change. The microblogging network is testing a new version of its...

Vine Will Continue To Live On As A Standalone Camera App

12/16/2016, As you might have heard, Twitter announced back in October that they would be shutting Vine down. Many had assumed that this is the end, and it sort of is, but at the same time it sort of isn’t because Vine will continue to live on, just not in the same...

Chrome Extension Will Fact-Check Donald Trump’s Tweets

12/16/2016, President-elect Donald Trump is no stranger when it comes to making pretty controversial tweets, typically choosing to say what’s on his mind. However from time to time, some of his tweets have proven to be factually inaccurate which can be problematic...

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...