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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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

Shops or Tube? London bomb accused 'asked Twitter for advice'

A man who allegedly asked Twitter users for their thoughts on whether he should bomb a shopping centre or the London Underground went on trial in Britain on Tuesday.

Twitter introduces polling feature to all users

Twitter introduces polling feature to all users

The feature will allow users to create their own two-choice poll right from the compose box where it will remain live for 24 hours. 

Rashtrapati Bhavan twitter account crosses one million

Rashtrapati Bhavan twitter account crosses one million

The total number of followers of the official twitter account of Rashtrapati Bhavan (@RashtrapatiBhvn) crossed one million mark today.

Here's when you should tweet to get maximum retweets

Here's when you should tweet to get maximum retweets

Retweets are especially valuable to marketers because they help to spread a brand's message beyond core followers.

Tweets can reveal your income level!

Your tweets can reveal more than you intend to as researchers have found that it is possible to know a Twitter user's income level simply by looking at the words that he or she uses to post messages.

Whoa! Twitter claims it's bigger than Facebook

Whoa! Twitter claims it's bigger than Facebook

 With the Facebook user base touching 1.49 billion - or roughly 20 percent of the world's population - can any social networking site claim to be bigger than this? Well, Twitter does.

Twitter lays bare people's conservative, liberal traits

 If you are a liberal, you are likely to swear more and use more individual words like 'me'. If you happen to be conservative, you are more likely to talk about religion and opt more for the group-oriented 'us', a new study has revealed.

Twitter allows pinning tweets at the top of profile on iOS and Android devices

Twitter has released a new feature that allows the users to pin tweets to their profile on iOS and Android.