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Twitter releases the simplified version of its rules—now easier to understand
Jun08

Twitter releases the simplified version of its rules—now easier to understand

Rules are put in place to guide people—to ensure people behave in a way that does not lead to anarchy—sort of. They are also a part of conditions by which individuals are admitted or allowed to join a group, platform, organization, or social media. That said, one of the biggest downsides of having complex rules is misinterpretation—bogus rules are difficult to understand; and Twitter wants to make a change in that regard. The...

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Twitter app is finally returning to Mac
Jun04

Twitter app is finally returning to Mac

Finally, the Twitter app is officially returning to Mac on or before the end of the year. The new Twitter for Mac app is being developed as part of Apple’s Project Catalyst that lets developers easily port apps from iOS to the next version of MacOS. The version currently being developed is likely to be similar to what we have in iPhone judging by what was shared by Apple on stage at the WWDC 2019. In a couple of tweets, Twitter said:...

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Twitter users can now invite up to three people as guests when going Live
May29

Twitter users can now invite up to three people as guests when going Live

Twitter has officially made a new feature that was reported here a couple of weeks ago live. When going live on Twitter, you will be able to invite as many as three guests in a new feature Matt Navarra called “Guests” a couple of weeks ago when he first tweeted about it. The microblogging company announced the new feature in a blog post today. In the post, Twitter said: “Tweets are going #IRL and now you can host a live video and...

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Twitter could soon roll out “Guests” feature for live videos
May16

Twitter could soon roll out “Guests” feature for live videos

Twitter live video offers users a platform to go live, and share important information to millions of people out there. With a maximum video length of two minutes and 20 seconds, hundreds of thousands of people are able to send reach their target audience every day. It has been a pretty long time since we heard any update about live videos; but the good news on that front is that Twitter is currently working on a “Guests” feature. Per...

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Twitter inadvertently collected and shared users’ location data on iOS
May14

Twitter inadvertently collected and shared users’ location data on iOS

Another week, another bug—this time it is Twitter that has just announced that it had inadvertently collected and shared the location data of its users on iOS. We have had issues like this with Facebook on so many occasions lately that we are beginning to lose count. The microblogging platform announced on Monday that a bug had allowed the location data of users on the iOS version of its app to be shared with one of its partners—name...

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Twitter to unlock eligible accounts locked due to age restrictions
May07

Twitter to unlock eligible accounts locked due to age restrictions

Twitter said it would start contacting all those whose accounts were locked due to “age restrictions.” The microblogging platform said this in a tweet on Tuesday—and this will likely bring relief to those affected by Twitter’s action. Though, some users had since moved on with some opening new accounts, the piece of information will no doubt gladden the hearts of those who are still hoping that one day the embargo on their account...

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