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Twitter to let users make tweet threads more easily

Twitter to let users make tweet threads more easily

With the new feature, users who create threads — stitching tweets together to tell a longer story — need no longer reply to previous tweets to do so.

Dec 12, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Twitter users liking longer tweets more: Report

Twitter users liking longer tweets more: Report

Longer tweets are being liked -- again on average -- 50.28 times compared with 29.96 times for shorter tweets, according to the analysis.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Twitter doubles the tweet for all, 280-character limit is now official

Twitter doubles the tweet for all, 280-character limit is now official

The changes will be rolling out in all languages except Japanese, Korean, and Chinese.

Nov 08, 2017, 07:37 AM IST
Twitter rolls out new safety calendar

Twitter rolls out new safety calendar

Twitter has rolled out a new safety calendar that describes upcoming changes to the company`s rules towards hate speech and abuse.

Oct 20, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Twitter allows account sharing feature for Android, iOS

Twitter allows account sharing feature for Android, iOS

TweetDeck offers a more convenient Twitter experience by letting you view multiple timelines in one easy interface.

Sep 09, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Twitter data unreliable to understand popular emotions

Twitter data unreliable to understand popular emotions

With over 300 million monthly active users around the globe sharing their thoughts in 140 characters or less, studies based on Twitter data are "particularly alluring" to researchers and the media, said sociology expert Eric Jensen, from the University of Warwick in the UK.

Sep 08, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
Twitter is testing $99 subscription plan to promote tweets

Twitter is testing $99 subscription plan to promote tweets

If you want your tweets to appear in the timelines of strangers, Twitter is offering testing a plan to automatically promote your tweets, for which you will have to pay $99 month.

Jul 29, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
Twitter adds zero users users in Q2; now has 328 million monthly active users

Twitter adds zero users users in Q2; now has 328 million monthly active users

Twitter now has 328 million monthly active users (MAUs) -- the same number it reported in the first quarter of 2017.

Jul 28, 2017, 11:36 AM IST
Twitter testing new feature to put current events on top

Twitter testing new feature to put current events on top

In a bid to show what people are talking about on the social network, micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new feature wherein users` will see a list of current events at the top of their timelines.

Jun 13, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

Twitter has begun surveying members on a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools for using the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields.

Mar 24, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
China's Weibo overtakes Twitter in market capitalisation

China's Weibo overtakes Twitter in market capitalisation

In a surpise for the social media fraternity, Chinese microblogging website Weibo has for the first time overtaken Twitter with its market capitalisation hitting $11.3 billion, surpassing Twitter`s $11.1 billion market cap which is a difference of about $200 million.

Feb 14, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Twitter has huge fake account networks

Twitter has huge fake account networks

Computer scientists have found massive collections of fake accounts on the micro-blogging site Twitter, suggesting that one person or a group is managing these accounts.

Jan 25, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
Twitter apologies for glitch forcing users to follow President Donald Trump

Twitter apologies for glitch forcing users to follow President Donald Trump

Hundreds of thousands of people were forced to follow US President Donald Trump on Twitter after a technical glitch, prompting the social networking site to apologise to users. 

Jan 22, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Twitter's new year gift: Soon you may edit tweets

Twitter's new year gift: Soon you may edit tweets

Bringing more controls to the platform, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that the company was thinking to bring editing functionality to tweets.

Dec 30, 2016, 11:13 AM IST
Twitter users blast Arvind Kejriwal as he says 'Modi will never appoint a Muslim Vice President no matter what Jung does'

Twitter users blast Arvind Kejriwal as he says 'Modi will never appoint a Muslim Vice President no matter what Jung does'

Twitterati on Wednesday slammed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after he tweeted against Delhi L-G Najeeb Jung and PM Narendra Modi.

Dec 07, 2016, 15:14 PM IST
Gradual decline in enthusiasm for Facebook, Twitter: Study

Gradual decline in enthusiasm for Facebook, Twitter: Study

More and more people are gradually viewing social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter and enterprise social media LinkedIn negatively than in the past, an interesting study has revealed.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:28 PM IST
Twitter to stop counting links, photos in 140-character limit: Report

Twitter to stop counting links, photos in 140-character limit: Report

Twitter has been and continues to be a transformative service for the media landscape and the world.

May 17, 2016, 08:35 AM IST

Twitter to change homepage to customise tweet displays to individuals

Twitter Inc made a dramatic product change on Wednesday, saying it will recast the way it displays tweets on its homepage by customizing them to individual users, instead of uniformly displaying tweets in reverse chronological order.

Feb 11, 2016, 06:10 AM IST
Majority of Twitter users say they are early adopters: Study

Majority of Twitter users say they are early adopters: Study

Of those polled, 76 percent said they were more willing to recommend a brand after a friendly and personalised customer service interaction.

Jan 16, 2016, 19:51 PM IST

Twitter looks to make money from ads aimed at logged-out users

Twitter Inc said it was testing a feature to show advertisements to people who read tweets without logging in, as it tries to make good on its long-time ambition to monetize non-active users.

 

Dec 11, 2015, 12:17 PM IST