YouTube To Remove Automatic Twitter, Google+ Sharing Tools

If you’re a YouTube creator who uses the platform’s automatic sharing tools to share the videos you’ve uploaded, the bad news is that you will now have two less options in the form of Twitter and Google+. This was revealed by Google on their support page where they stated that automatic sharing on Twitter and Google+ would end at the end of the month.

Twitter Will Now Test Some New Features Publicly

From time to time we hear reports that Twitter could be testing out a new feature. Usually Twitter doesn’t really announce that they are testing something unless someone finds it and they confirm it. However for the most part, these tests are extremely limited to a subset of users, which is a good way for Twitter to test features that won’t impact the majority of its users.

Malware Can Now Be Activated By Memes Posted On Twitter

Platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are great platforms for sharing all kinds of photos, including memes. However according to security researchers at Trend Micro (via TechCrunch), that meme you are laughing at on Twitter might not be so funny once hackers manage to activate malware on your computer without you knowing it.

Latest Twitter For iOS Update Makes Follower Counts Less Prominent

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently said that users shouldn’t be obsessing over the number of followers that they have on Twitter. He said that while users might have been incentivized to increase that number when Twitter was in its early days, “I don’t think it is right today.” Dorsey added that the number of meaningful conversations that users have on the platform are more important. To that end, Twitter has […]


Twitter Mulling An Edit Feature For Tweets

Made a typo in your tweet? You only have one option. Delete it and start over. Many Twitter users have long called on the microblogging service to provide an edit feature which will allow them to make changes to their tweets after they have been posted. The company’s CEO has now said that Twitter is mulling offering an edit feature.

Twitter Testing Easier Way For Users To Toggle Timelines

When it comes seeing posts on social media, which do you value more? A timeline based on chronological order or one based on relevancy? There are arguments to be made for either, but Twitter has announced that they are now testing a new way for users to easily toggle between different timeline modes.

Twitter’s Removal Of Its ‘Like’ Button Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

There are several ways that you can interact with tweets. You can retweet a tweet, you can comment on it, and you can “Like” it. However Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey had previously admitted that he wasn’t a fan of the “Like” button and was planning on getting rid of it “soon”, according to a report from The Telegraph.

Twitter Will Let Users Know When Tweets Are Removed For Violations

There are times when you come across a tweet but only to discover that maybe an hour later it has disappeared. There could be many reasons for this, such as the user themselves deleting it, or it could be possible that the tweet might have been deleted for violating Twitter’s guidelines.

Twitter Confirms And Fixes Random Notification Bug

If in the past few hours you’ve started receiving notifications from Twitter that looks like a jumble of alphabets and numbers, don’t worry about it as it does not mean that your account or Twitter has been hacked. It turns out that this was simply a bug that Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey has confirmed that they have since fixed.

Twitter For iOS Adds ‘Data Saver’ Feature

All mobile apps that require a connection to the internet will consume data, but exactly how much data varies from app to app, and how you use it. For example sending text messages through WhatsApp is definitely less data intensive compared to apps such as YouTube where tens, if not hundreds, of megabytes can be consumed in minutes.

Twitter Bug Exposed Direct Messages To Third-Party Developers

Twitter has begun informing users about a bug that exposed private direct messages to third-party developers “who were not authorized to receive them.” The company started informing users over the weekend about this bug that revealed direct messages to third-party developers. The company says that its investigation into the issue is ongoing.

Twitter Bringing Back Chronological Timeline

If you used Twitter prior to 2016 you would remember that the timelines used to be in a non-algorithmic, reverse-chronological order. It decided to shift to an algorithmic timeline in 2016 with “In case you missed it” roundups and suggested tweets based on what it thought you might want to catch up on when you were away from Twitter. Many Twitter users didn’t like this change so they will appreciate […]

Live Streams Will Take Center Stage On Your Twitter Timeline

Twitter has really been pushing live broadcasts and streams on its platform so it’s not surprising to see that the company has decided to give them prime real estate in all of its users’ timelines. Twitter has confirmed that from now on, live broadcasts and streams from accounts that users follow will show up at the very top of their timeline, meaning that it would be the first thing that […]

You Can Watch Apple’s 2018 iPhone Event Live On Twitter

Apple normally streams its annual September event on its own website and it’s going to do that this year as well but with a twist. This is the first time that the company will be streaming the event live on Twitter as well. You will be able to stream the 2018 iPhone event on Twitter tomorrow.