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Twitter down? Users complain about massive outage in THIS region

Twitter was already down for a while on August 27. The issue was faced by Midwestern cities, including Michigan.

Aug 28, 2021, 15:33 PM IST

Twitter down? Some users complain about outage, reports Downdetector

The website further showed that almost around 52 percent of users reported to be facing issues logging in to their accounts. 

Aug 17, 2021, 16:54 PM IST

Now Twitter users can get their account verified: Check the process to get Blue Tick

For now, there are six categories under which profiles can fall for verification which include Government officials and institutions, Companies, brands and organisations, news journalism and organisations, Entertainment, Sports and gaming, Activists, organisers, and other influential individuals.  Twitter will send a mail to that user and it will inform that users the process can take a few weeks depending on how many verification requests are currently in queue.

May 21, 2021, 20:31 PM IST

Government objects to Twitter's 'manipulated media' tag on toolkit tweets

In its communication to Twitter, the ministry has stated that a complaint has already been made by one of the concerned parties before the local law enforcement agency questioning the veracity of the toolkit and the same is under investigation.

May 21, 2021, 19:38 PM IST

Twitter rolls out new ''Tip Jar'' feature: Here’s how it will reward good tweets

Users will know the feature is available to them when they receive a prompt from the company. Once a user activates Tip Jar on their account, they will be able to connect it to popular payment platforms such as Cash App, PayPal, Venmo, Patreon, and Bandcamp.

May 07, 2021, 22:58 PM IST

Twitter acquires news startup Scroll in push for subscriptions

Scroll allows users to subscribe and read news articles from publishers including Insider, BuzzFeed and USA Today without ads. The company says publishers who work with Scroll earn more money than they would by selling advertising. The deal will help Twitter build a subscription feature, such as letting users access premium features from news outlets or a writer`s Revue newsletter, Twitter added.

May 04, 2021, 20:45 PM IST

Got an email from Twitter? You don’t have to confirm your Twitter account

On its support page, Twitter has confirmed that the emails were genuinely sent by the company but this is not some phishing attack or scam. However, it confirmed that the company accidentally sent that email to users. So don’t panic and do whatever the company has asked you to, i.e., just ignore the email that was sent by Twitter.

Apr 25, 2021, 21:45 PM IST

Twitter services down for users, says “working on fixing a problem”

More than 40,000 users seem to have reported issues with the social media platform on Friday, according to outage monitoring website Downdetector.com. Downdetector tracks outages by collating status reports from a series of sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform.

Apr 17, 2021, 09:48 AM IST

Want to turn on the Dark Mode feature on Twitter? Here’s how to do it

Twitter also has a dark theme that is not very easily accessible and there are different ways and means to turn it on based on the usage of the app. Here’s how to turn the dark mode on your Twitter application.

Apr 05, 2021, 22:42 PM IST

Twitter working on a new ‘Undo’ feature for tweets: Here’s how it will function

With this feature, Twitter users will have a brief window in which they can “cancel” the sending of their tweet before it is posted. Also, users will have a five-second window to stop the tweet from being posted. Primarily, it means users can get rid of a tweet with a spelling error or repeated word, which are common with the fast-paced nature of the platform and during live events.

Mar 05, 2021, 15:34 PM IST

What is Spaces feature? Twitter starts testing it on Android after iOS

Meanwhile, some users have pointed out that Android users on Twitter, signing up for the app’s latest alpha or beta versions and then uninstalling and reinstalling the Twitter app will enable the feature. The Spaces feature for Android might give Clubhouse app a run for their money when it gets officially tested.

Feb 28, 2021, 13:07 PM IST

Twitter leads $100mn funding in vernacular chat app ShareChat

Founded by three IIT-Kanpur graduates, the Bengaluru-based start-up is today valued at over $600 million. ShareChat offers its services in the following languages -- Hindi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Assamese, Haryanvi, Rajasthani and Bhojpuri.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

Twitter to soon let users follow topics

Topics will be curated by Twitter, with individual tweets being identified through machine learning, and for now, only sports-related interests can be followed.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:07 PM IST

Twitter unveils 'Hide Replies' feature, global roll-out soon

If your Twitter followers still want to see the hidden replies, they can press the icon and view those.

Jul 18, 2019, 11:11 AM IST

New Twitter desktop look is 'garbage', 'terrible', cry users

The new look, gradually being rolled out globally which has reached India, has even removed the profile with photo option on top left -- a must for any social media platform to let users know whom they are chatting with -- and buried that under a slug called "Profile".

Jul 16, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

Twitter rolling out new desktop look, users unhappy

The new version comes with an expanded Direct Messages section and the ability to let users switch between accounts faster and directly from the side navigation. It comes with new dark themes -- Dim and Lights Out.

Jul 16, 2019, 12:37 PM IST

Twitter suffers second service disruption in more than one week

Twitter has been undergoing some problems since 2:46 p.m. EDT and more users were alerted with a message saying "something is technically wrong" when they tried to log on.

Jul 12, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

Twitter now lets you re-tweet with GIFS, images

Available for both Android as well as iOS users, the feature was announced on the micro-blogging site itself late on Monday.

May 07, 2019, 10:57 AM IST

Twitter eases account suspension appeal for users

Earlier, users whose accounts were frozen needed to fill an online form to appeal Twitter's decision and the response time varied from a few hours to over a week.

Apr 03, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

Twitter lost 9 million users in Q3: Report

Many micro-blogging platform users reported that their follower counts had dropped considerably during one of Twitter`s purges.

Oct 26, 2018, 13:15 PM IST