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Twitter removes @usernames from tweet’s 140-character limit to improve conversations

March 31, 2017 David Steele

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.

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Twitter is implementing updates to prevent abusive behavior and harassment against others

November 16, 2016 Doug Demagistris

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.

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Twitter is shutting down Vine

October 28, 2016 Droid Turf

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.

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Google reportedly showing interest in buying Twitter

September 25, 2016 Droid Turf

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 are the big companies interested, as well as some other small tech businesses.

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Leaked images of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 prototype appear on Twitter (UPDATE: Newly leaked images added!)

July 13, 2016 Droid Turf

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.

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