Twitter has been slowly changing and evolving the service and how it works for a number of years now. Relatively recently, Twitter announced to users that it was working on a way to allow them to still keep the short, brief status updates but to be able to “express more with 140 characters.” The company has announced another update in order to improve how customers can use the service, which is to remove @usernames from a Tweet’s character count.
On Wednesday, Twitter announced an update that lets you broadcast live video directly from the Twitter app without having to open Periscope separately.
There’s no denying that hate and online abuse exists everywhere. With that said, social media engines must cope with it to the best of their ability. This has been a serious matter, and Twitter is make some changes that will hopefully put some silence to online forms of harassment.
Since its 2013 release, millions of people have gone to Vine to watch loops of their favorite internet videos and personalities. Unfortunately, Twitter has announced that it will officially be shutting down the video service in the upcoming months.
Twitter stocks rose Friday after reports revealed that the struggling social media platform might have inched closer to being sold. Big names like Google and Salesforce.com are the big companies interested, as well as some other small tech businesses.
Twitter shared an update that brings a new night mode to the Android version of the app. The feature has been available in beta for quite some time, but is now rolling out publicly.
Twitter announced yesterday that it has created an online application process for all Twitter accounts to receive a ‘verified’ status. A ‘verified’ Twitter account has for a long time been a coveted social media status symbol reserved for the well-known names and institutions. But now, applying to that ‘verified’ status symbol has become simpler after the social media giant announced that it has streamlined the application process for anyone to request this ‘verified’ status.
Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy Note 7 Android phablet on August 2, but it looks like fans won’t have to wait that long to have a glimpse of the upcoming device. A fresh set of photos allegedly showing the prototype version of the Galaxy Note 7 have been published by Steve Hemmerstoffer on Twitter.