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Twitter would not rule out making tweets ephemeral
Oct17

Twitter would not rule out making tweets ephemeral

Twitter may not be far off from making tweets ephemeral—it is one of a few possibilities being considered by those at the helms of the company’s affairs. Hint to that effect was made known by Twitter’s head of product Kayvon Beykpour in an interview with The Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and Silicon Valley editor Casey Newton. It is no secret that Snapchat and Instagram made ephemeral posts popular, but virtually every other...

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Twitter is rolling out DM searching for iOS users
Oct02

Twitter is rolling out DM searching for iOS users

Good news for all iPhone users as Twitter rolls out the ability to search direct message for old messages. The microblogging outfit took to its official page to make the announcement that will no doubt gladden the hearts of millions of iOS users. To this end, a new DM search bar has been added, and Twitter users on iOS and the web can now search for their most recent DMs for now, and maybe later they can take it further. You also...

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Twitter goes tough on financial crimes as new policies take effect
Sep24

Twitter goes tough on financial crimes as new policies take effect

Twitter has further expanded its policies to now include banning use of its platform for financial crimes. Though, this is one step the microblogging platform should have taken a long time before now, the fact that it is doing something about it should be commendable. Going forward, the social media giant will crack down on financial information via scam tactics, phishing, and others. The company did not go into full details on these...

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Twitter is working on new ways to localize your content
Sep15

Twitter is working on new ways to localize your content

Twitter is about now working on new ways to localize your content. This new way being tested will allow you to choose the content you want to see; especially those things happening around you. You will be able to personalize trends for you based on your location and who you follow. The test was spotted by no other person than Jane Manchun Wong, and subsequently posted a screenshot showing the new update. Once this is launched [if it...

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Twitter adds a vital feature, but fans obviously want more
Sep11

Twitter adds a vital feature, but fans obviously want more

So, Twitter has just confirmed a new feature we reported about a couple of weeks ago. The feature, one that will allow you drag and drop your pictures before posting your tweets is already rolling out to some users and should be available to all pretty soon. The drag and drop feature was first spotted or shall I say uncovered by no less a person than Jane Manchun Wong. Jane posted the screenshot showing the new feature via her Twitter...

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Twitter offers reason why Jack Dorsey’s account was compromised
Sep01

Twitter offers reason why Jack Dorsey’s account was compromised

I did say the Jack Dorsey account hack was a developing one, and an update was imminent. Of course, his account has been recovered as that did not take long; what, however, was not clear last Friday was how the whole thing happened. In a couple of tweet confirming the hack, Twitter said there was no indication that its systems were compromised in the process. The good news is that nothing has changed—the account hack did not affect...

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