• Twitter Introduces #Stickers for Your Photos

    Twitter Introduces #Stickers for Your Photos

    Over the coming weeks, Twitter will rollout an update to its Android and iOS apps that introduces #Stickers, which as the name for them suggests, are fun little stickers that can be placed on the photos you share through Twitter.With #Stickers, you get a “new way to add creativity to your photos and connect them to the world.
  • Twitter Will Soon Let You Apply to be Verified

    Twitter Will Soon Let You Apply to be Verified

    The blue badge will soon be somewhat easier to attain, Twitter friends.The social platform announced today that they will open an online application process to allow users to apply, in a way, for Verified status on Twitter.
  • Twitter Rolls Out Night Mode to All on Android

    Twitter Rolls Out Night Mode to All on Android

    If for some reason your official Twitter app has yet to show Night Mode as an option in its slideout navigation, you should begin seeing it today.To see what Night Mode looks like, take a look at the short clip included in Twitter’s tweet about the feature below.
  • Report: Twitter Internally Debates Selling Off to Google, Salesforce, or Verizon

    Report: Twitter Internally Debates Selling Off to Google, Salesforce, or Verizon

    The first two companies are Google and Salesforce, with a separate report claiming Verizon is even in the mix to acquire Twitter.In terms of why Twitter would be a good buy, I can think of a few.
  • Report: Twitter Plans 300 Job Cuts

    Report: Twitter Plans 300 Job Cuts

    Citing "people familiar with the matter," Bloomberg says the company is prepping pink slips for 8 percent of its workforce—about 300 people.An announcement could come before the social network releases third-quarter earnings on Thursday, according to Bloomberg.
  • Here's What Happens to Obama's @POTUS Handle in 2017

    Here's What Happens to Obama's @POTUS Handle in 2017

    20, 2017, the 45th President of the United States will gain power, prestige, and 11 million Twitter followers.As the first "social media president," Barack Obama has traded quips with Bill Clinton on Twitter, gone live on Facebook from the Oval Office, and answered citizens' questions on YouTube.
  • Twitter Extends 'Mute' Option to Notifications

    Twitter Extends 'Mute' Option to Notifications

    First, it will extend the "mute" feature it rolled out in 2014 to notifications.Folks can block keywords, phrases, and entire conversations from reaching their notification tab, similar to the way Instagram lets users ban specific words in their comments section.
  • Twitter Updates Users on Progress Toward Curbing Online Abuse

    Twitter Updates Users on Progress Toward Curbing Online Abuse

    As you may already know, Twitter has a “mute” feature for users you don’t want to see across your feed.With this, users can mute keywords, phrases, or even entire conversations that you won’t want to see notifications about.
  • Twitter Purges Alt-Right Accounts

    Twitter Purges Alt-Right Accounts

    In a video titled Knight of Long Knives (a reference to the 1934 mass murder of Nazi leaders by Adolf Hitler), Spencer calls Twitter's move "corporate Stalinism.But the company told USA Today that "Twitter Rules prohibit targeted abuse and harassment, and we will suspend accounts that violate this policy.
  • Twitter Now Has an Android TV App for Streaming Video and Whatnot

    Twitter Now Has an Android TV App for Streaming Video and Whatnot

    By saying amazing, I’m being somewhat sarcastic, considering Twitter’s video content is only as good as the content that its users provide to followers.Once you’ve booted up Twitter on Android TV, you are met with a single channel – that channel being whatever account Twitter wants to highlight.
  • Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter

    Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter

    Even the most responsible adult can accidentally lock themselves out of their car or house.Some blamed Russia, claiming Dorsey's brief interruption was the work of hackers.
  • Twitter Cracks Down on Data Use for Surveillance

    Twitter Cracks Down on Data Use for Surveillance

    The practice, recently used by police to profile protesters and activists, is "absolutely unacceptable," the microblogging site said.Last month, law enforcement officials in Baltimore and Oakland, Calif.
  • You Can Now Create Your Own Twitter 'Moments' Via Mobile

    You Can Now Create Your Own Twitter 'Moments' Via Mobile

    Beginning now, any mobile user of Twitter can create their very own Moment.Now, Moments are open to anyone using Twitter, shareable to everyone who follows you.
  • Twitter 'Accidentally' Killed @ Usernames

    Twitter 'Accidentally' Killed @ Usernames

    Oops: Twitter on Thursday "accidentally" removed the @ identifier from the start of iOS users' tweet responses.Citing an "experiment around replies," the company gave folks a glimpse into a micro-blogging world where usernames don't count toward character limits.
  • Twitter Yanks 'Spy Center' Data Access

    Twitter Yanks 'Spy Center' Data Access

    Amidst concern from activists, Twitter has blocked so-called "fusion centers" from accessing a social media monitoring tool intended to keep journalists abreast of breaking news.The ACLU, however, expressed concern that a Los Angeles area fusion center was using Dataminr's Geospatial Analysis Application for keyword searches and location-based tracking.
  • Report: Trump Surrenders Smartphone for More Secure Device

    Report: Trump Surrenders Smartphone for More Secure Device

    An early morning tweet on Friday was the last from President Trump's Twitter account sent by an Android device.And while Trump is certainly busy with the duties that come with the first day in the White House, reports suggest another reason for his Twitter silence: Trump has given up his smartphone.
  • Massive Star Wars Twitter Botnet Uncovered

    Massive Star Wars Twitter Botnet Uncovered

    A massive network of fake accounts are clogging up Twitter, according to new research.UK analysts accidentally uncovered more than 350,000 bogus accounts used to fabricate follower numbers, send spam, and boost interest in trending topics.
  • Twitter Takes Additional Steps to Stop Abuse and Harassment

    Twitter Takes Additional Steps to Stop Abuse and Harassment

    Back in November, likely because with the election in the US wrapping up, all humans here wanted to destroy each other, Twitter introduced new tools to help you report or silence abuse and harassment on their social service.With today’s update, Twitter has announced that three changes are happening across the platform to curb online abuse.
  • Thursday Poll: Which App Do You Use for Twitter?

    Thursday Poll: Which App Do You Use for Twitter?

    It’s 2017 and there’s still no shortage of 3rd-party apps for Twitter on Google Play.Leading up to this point, there has been drama, with some apps falling victim to the services’s old hostility for 3rd-party development.