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.

Twitter Claims They Are Fighting Off 500,000 Bots A Day

The presence of bots on social media is a pretty common sighting and you will see them pop up every now and then. The purpose of these bots will vary, with some designed to be scams, while others are designed to be used to push ads and spam users with marketing messages, but safe to say that these bots are definitely not welcome.


Twitter Bug Is Showing Unwanted Tweets On The Timelines Of Users

Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter let users choose who they want to follow. This means that what you see on your timeline and feed should pretty much be from people or brands that you have explicitly chosen to follow. So you can imagine the surprise of some users who discovered tweets on their timeline that are unwanted.

Twitter Testing Threaded Replies, Online Status Indicator

These days threaded conversations are a popular design. Back in the day, especially with text messages and comments, each post would get its own space, and usually that was a problem because it takes away the context (or at least makes it less obvious). Strangely enough this was still part of Twitter’s design, at least until now.

Twitter Is Now Recommending Accounts To Unfollow

If you’ve been using social media for a while now, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and so on, chances are over the years you’ve followed more profiles, pages, brands, and so on that you might actually forget who you have followed. Now it looks like Twitter is testing out a new feature in which they will actually recommend users which accounts to unfollow.

Blizzard & Twitter Announce New Overwatch League Content Deal

Earlier this year, Blizzard and Twitch announced a partnership in which Overwatch League games can be streamed via Twitc’s platform. It proved to be a successful partnership where on the first day itself, it managed to nab over 400,000 viewers. Now it looks like Twitter is getting in on that action by also announcing a content deal with Blizzard.

Twitter CEO Explains The Company’s Stance On Fake News

Fake news can be a dangerous thing, especially in this age of social media where news (whether fake by intention or accidental) can be spread at a click of a button, after which there’s really no stopping it from being seen by hundreds, if not thousands, or even an entire country of people.

Adidas To Live Stream High School Football Games On Twitter

Adidas and Twitter have formed a partnership to launch a new series. It will be live streaming high school football games on the microblogging network. The series will be called Friday Night Stripes and viewers will be able to tune into the high school football games that take place across the United States. The show is going to broadcast Friday night games throughout the regular season from September 7th till […]

Twitter To Suspend Users Who Make Abusive Comments On Life Broadcasts

One of the drawbacks to live broadcasts is that sometimes things can happen that are least expected. We’ve seen many an instance in which a newscaster who is live on location can get heckled by the public or people who want their 15 minutes of fame, and live internet broadcasts are no different where there are some users who spam the comments with abusive things.

Twitter Insists That They Do Not Practice Shadow Banning

Twitter has come under fire once again where recently there have been reports that the company has been “shadow banning” the accounts of conservative political figures. Twitter has since come forward to deny those accusations, claiming that shadow banning is something that they have never practiced.

Twitter Follower Count Will No Longer Include Locked Accounts

Twitter is changing the way the follower count is measured on its platform. The company today confirmed that it will no longer include accounts in publicly posted follower counts that have been locked for bad behavior. The accounts that Twitter locks for violation of its standards remain frozen until the user logs in again and resets their password. Such accounts will no longer be counted as followers of the accounts […]

Twitter Suspended 70 Million Accounts In Just Two Months

Twitter has seriously been clamping down on malicious activity on its platform. It has suspended millions of accounts so far this year and it appears that the company has ramped up its efforts in recent months. A new report claims that Twitter has suspended more than 70 million accounts in the past two months alone.