Twitter to introduce new features to woo 'logged-out' users
Twitter to introduce new features to woo 'logged-out' users

In a bid to woo internet surfers to join its shrinking user-base, Twitter is planning to introduce a host of new features including, a logged-out timeline, promoted tweets, an instant timeline for new users and a new video tool for sharing 30-second clips.

Twitter expands ads to outside websites, apps
Twitter expands ads to outside websites, apps

Twitter unveiled plans on Tuesday to sell ads that run outside its own platform in what could be the start of a broader advertising network.

Twitter persuading users to directly post photos using Twitter app
Twitter persuading users to directly post photos using Twitter app

Twitter is reportedly encouraging some of its most popular verified users to post photos directly from the Twitter app instead of sharing photos via Instagram.

24 million Twitter users never tweet
24 million Twitter users never tweet

Nearly 24 million out of 284 million Twitter users do not tweet at all, reveals the latest data filed by the micro-blogging site with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Social media use does not increase stress: Study

Facebook and Twitter users do not experience increased stress than non-users, but are more aware of negative events in their friends' lives, a new study has found.

Twitter users exposed to like-minded information: Study
Twitter users exposed to like-minded information: Study

Social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook can create an 'echo chamber' in which people are exposed only to opinions similar to their own, a new study has found.

Twitter users follow like-minded people: Study
Twitter users follow like-minded people: Study

Twitter users try to insulate themselves from the differing views and opinions on the site by following people who share their interests and beliefs, a study reveals.

Twitter users can once again share URLs through direct messages
Twitter users can once again share URLs through direct messages

Twitter users can now resume sharing URLs via the social network's DMs (direct messages).

'Intense emotional arousal triggers Twitter addiction'
'Intense emotional arousal triggers Twitter addiction'

Using a method that analysed Twitter users' brain activity while they were tweeting, a team of researchers has found that strong emotional arousal is what makes some users get obsessed with the micro-blogging site.

23 million active Twitter users are actually bots
23 million active Twitter users are actually bots

As many as 23 million of Twitter's 271 million monthly active users are actually bots, according to the microblogging site.

Atheists have more followers on Twitter: Study
Atheists have more followers on Twitter: Study

If you happen to be an atheist, joining Twitter would be a good idea as you could share your views with many more like-minded people.

Twitter set to display targeted ads for movie lovers
Twitter set to display targeted ads for movie lovers

Your filmy conversations on Twitter are set to give the micro-blogging site a new way to display targeted ads.

Efforts on to decipher 'Black Twitter' phenomenon
Efforts on to decipher 'Black Twitter' phenomenon

Researchers at the University of Southern California are aiming to study "Black Twitter" to figure out what it means for people to form "neighbourhoods" online.

Twitter turns favourites into retweets

Have you recently witnessed favourite tweets back in your tweet box? Some users are seeing tweets favourited by others in their timeline just like retweets.

Now, Twitter users can search tweets by date range

Twitter is reportedly allowing its users to search past tweets by date.

Facebook-inspired tweaks turn off Twitter users

Twitter users have been reportedly turned off by the recent changes on the microblogging site, which allegedly appear to be inspired by Facebook.

Facebook-inspired tweaks turn off Twitter users

Twitter users have been reportedly turned off by the recent changes on the microblogging site, which allegedly appear to be inspired by Facebook.

92% Twitter users watch TV shows based on feeds

A majority of Twitter users watch TV shows based on what`s in their feed, a new study has revealed.

Twitter resets users` passwords `by mistake`

Microblogging site Twitter reportedly sent emails to thousands of its users, prompting them to change their passwords, but later clarified that the emails were sent accidentally.

1 in 13 tweets contain curse words: Study

An interesting new study on the prominence of curse words on microblogging site Twitter has found that one in every 13 tweets contains an unprintable word.