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Twitter adds new filters to tackle trolls

Twitter adds new filters to tackle trolls

In a fresh bid to tackle trolls spewing hateful content on its platform, micro-blogging platform Twitter has added filters to mute unwanted tweets from a user`s feed.

Jul 11, 2017, 12:52 PM IST
Twitter for Apple TV updated with live 360 degree videos

Twitter for Apple TV updated with live 360 degree videos

Expanding its features for big screens, Twitter has updated its Apple TV app by adding support for live 360 degree videos and Periscope`s Global Map.

May 25, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Twitter 'ghost' deletes offensive tweets

Twitter 'ghost' deletes offensive tweets

Twitter is `ghost` deleting offensive tweets, most certainly in line with its campaign to weed out the offensive and harassing content and make the platform safe for its users.

Feb 22, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Twitter rolls back anti-abuse update after user feedback

Twitter rolls back anti-abuse update after user feedback

In line with its attempts to curb online abuse and harassment, Twitter has announced an update that would not notify the users when they were added to lists, but the update was soon rolled back following user feedback.

Feb 15, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Twitter forces tweet-archiving PostGhost to shut down

Twitter forces tweet-archiving PostGhost to shut down

Twitter sent a notice to PostGhost that recording deleted tweets was a violation of the service's terms.

Jul 11, 2016, 15:07 PM IST
Twitter selling its NFL ad spots for over $50 million

Twitter selling its NFL ad spots for over $50 million

Micro-blogging website Twitter is planning to sell the ad packages linked to US National Football League (NFL) games streaming -- which it purchased for $10 million back in April -- for nearly $50 million, a media report said on Thursday.

Jun 23, 2016, 13:23 PM IST
Your Twitter profile pic tells your personality: Study

Your Twitter profile pic tells your personality: Study

The research was conducted using an assessment software and analyzed using the profile pictures of 66,000 Twitter users.

Jun 01, 2016, 00:14 AM IST
Twitter launches 'Connect' to help you find friends

Twitter launches 'Connect' to help you find friends

Twitter's "Connect" tab will also make it easier to connect with your friends and family by giving you the option to automatically sync your address book.

May 04, 2016, 15:43 PM IST
Twitter to become your future teacher

Twitter to become your future teacher

Twitter, if used properly, can produce better outcomes among middle school students and enhance the way children learn in the 21st century.

Apr 28, 2016, 16:41 PM IST
Twitterati suffer brief outage across the globe!

Twitterati suffer brief outage across the globe!

Many users across the globe were not able to access their Twitter account on Thursday morning as the popular micro-blogging site suffered a brief outage.

Apr 14, 2016, 11:37 AM IST
Twitter's 140-character limit to stay: CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter's 140-character limit to stay: CEO Jack Dorsey

 If you thought you will be able to convey more to your friends and policymakers on Twitter soon, hold on. According to the micro-blogging site, there is still time for you to tweet in 10,000 characters and its original 140-character limit is here to stay.

Mar 19, 2016, 11:35 AM IST
It's official! Windows 10 mobiles finally get Twitter app

It's official! Windows 10 mobiles finally get Twitter app

The popular micro-blogging site Twitter surely knows how to keep its users happy.

Mar 17, 2016, 15:32 PM IST
Twitter offers bonuses to employees to retain them

Twitter offers bonuses to employees to retain them

In a bid to prevent staff departure, Micro-blogging site Twitter Inc has been offering additional restricted stock and cash bonuses to its employees.

Mar 11, 2016, 11:55 AM IST
Twitter to launch redesigned timeline on March 3

Twitter to launch redesigned timeline on March 3

Twitter is all set to roll out an update to embedded timelines.

Feb 26, 2016, 18:29 PM IST

Twitter faces flak for showing J&K as part of Pakistan, China!

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Feb 17, 2016, 14:32 PM IST
No ad pop-up for VIP users on Twitter!

No ad pop-up for VIP users on Twitter!

Twitter has made the site ad-free, or nearly ad-free experience for some of its most prominent and active users.

Jan 27, 2016, 12:42 PM IST
Twitter crashed due to 'bad coding'

Twitter crashed due to 'bad coding'

Twitter experienced an issue "related to an internal code change" that caused its web and mobile apps to go down for almost eight hours. In other words, someone wrote some bad code that crashed things for a while.

Jan 20, 2016, 15:28 PM IST
Twitter rolls out new feature 'Moments' in Britain

Twitter rolls out new feature 'Moments' in Britain

The popular micro-blogging website Twitter has rolled out new feature 'Moments' in Britain.

Dec 16, 2015, 16:24 PM IST
Twitter expands ads to reach users who don't log in

Twitter expands ads to reach users who don't log in

Twitter said on Thursday it was expanding its advertising to allow marketers to reach people who use the messaging platform without logging in.

Dec 10, 2015, 23:49 PM IST
Twitter testing timelines by relevance, not chronological order

Twitter testing timelines by relevance, not chronological order

Twitter is working with algorithms similar to the ones Facebook uses to order items on your news feed.

Dec 09, 2015, 12:15 PM IST