Misleading content and fake news have become totally intolerable for Twitter. A warning was released by Twitter for those trying to retweet labelled tweets with misleading content as the social platform introduced some new labels, during the US elections that happened this year. Read More
When we thought that Twitter is finally allowing users to edit their tweets, Twitter came forward and labeled this “feature” as a bug.
Around Sunday afternoon, users reported that when they deleted a tweet reply, then tried to reply again, the “deleted” text reappeared, allowing you to fix any mistakes and re-send it. Read More
Twitter has finally implemented the much awaited emoji reactions to Direct Messages. To make use of this feature, you can either tap the small “heart-plus” icon beside the text or double-tap on a message to open the emoji reactions menu.
Before officially announcing the new emoji reactions, Twitter had teased their users with a tweet “sliding into your DMs like” along with seven emojis. The steady increase in the use of emojis on the platform could be a motivating factor contributing to its launch. Twitter has joined much to the likes of Facebook and Instagram with the implementation. Given the ubiquitous availability of similar tools on other messaging platforms, it’s only about time until twitter made their step forward with this integration. Read More
Apple has decided that it will be bringing back ‘Twitter For Mac’ App very soon after it had discontinued the App back in 2018. Since then, the Mac users have been without an official Twitter App that can be used directly without opening it on an iPhone. The company will be developing the new Twitter App under Project Catalyst for macOS 10.15 Catalina. Read More
Twitter will be introducing a new feature in June to fight against hateful comments, threats, spam messages. The company is currently testing the “Hide Replies” option that will help users in the future to block or remove any kind of reply that is inappropriate or something that is not related to the tweet. Read More
Twitter announced on their “Twitter Safety” handle today that the number of people each user can follow everyday has been reduced to 400 from 1000. This comes as a call to fight the spammers on this social media platform, for which the company is taking all measures possible. This will also benefit people who get annoyed with handling loads of followers every day or every week. Read More
Dark mode is literally on every other App these days as people find it more pleasing to the eyes and apparently it also save battery for many. For Twitter, the dark mode was already available on iOS devices and now the company has rolled out an even more darker mode that’s called “Lights Out”. The reason for this being that users were not happy with the earlier dark mode which was more of a blue shade than black. Read More
Twitter Lite was launched last year aimed at getting more users from the developing markets who use 2G/3G network. It was first introduced in the Philippines in September, followed by more countries back in November. Today, the company announced that Twitter Lite app is expanding to 21 more countries making it a total of 45 countries. Read More
Twitter has started testing a “News” tab feature for its Android and iOS users in the US and in Japan in its quest to keep people using the service longer. The “News” tab has been between the Home, Notifications, Messages and Profile Tabs. A tap on the News icon will bring up a screen that features an image, a block of text from the report and associated tweets. The feature could certainly become a valuable part of the service if it can be customised to focus on the users specific areas of interest – sports, current affairs, music, etc. Read More