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Twitter is testing new way to switch your timeline
Nov01

Twitter is testing new way to switch your timeline

Our wishes are about to be granted as Twitter finally confirms it is testing chronological timeline. The microblogging company in a tweet said tests are already being carried out with a handful of Twitter users. Chronological timeline will display tweets by post time, instead of showing an algorithmically that we all have been used to for a while now. Well, it might not be in the order of importance necessarily, but at least you will...

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Twitter spam tools now allow you to flag specific spam
Oct31

Twitter spam tools now allow you to flag specific spam

Twitter has updated its spam reporting tools—you now have the ability to flag specific tweet as spam. As a matter of fact, you can now specify what kind of spam you are seeing, and report spam you believe may have originated from a fake Twitter account. It has always been a part of the platform to allow to allow users to report spam, but things are going to get even better with this new update. As a user, you now have the ability to...

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Twitter removes loads of accounts affiliated with Infowars and Alex Jones
Oct23

Twitter removes loads of accounts affiliated with Infowars and Alex Jones

Not done with blocking and suspending Alex Jones and Infowars from using its microblogging platforms, Twitter is again wielding the big stick. The social media behemoth has removed tons of accounts affiliated with Infowars and Alex Jones, CNN reports. A Twitter spokesperson told the cable news giant that it has permanently suspended 18 accounts that have a thing or two to do with Infowars and Alex Jones. Recall that those two accounts...

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Twitter updates hateful conduct policy to include content that dehumanizes others
Sep28

Twitter updates hateful conduct policy to include content that dehumanizes others

During the course of the week, Twitter again updated its policy to accommodate some new changes. The policy has now been expanded to prohibit what the company calls “dehumanizing speech.” Trolls and mischief makers capitalize on loopholes—without targeting anyone in particular, they post hate speech that can be degrading. The update, according to Twitter, is aimed at dealing with such posts. The policy has been in the works for a...

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Twitter says it fixed a bug that shared DMs to third-party developers
Sep22

Twitter says it fixed a bug that shared DMs to third-party developers

Twitter said a bug which lingered on for more than a year where users’ private DMs were being sent to unauthorized developers has been patched. The bug, according to Twitter, sent private direct messages to unauthorized developers lingered since May 2017. Twitter began issuing warnings to users last Friday, but calmed nerves that it had dealt with the issue. Regardless of Twitter’s explanation and attempt to calm users, the fact that...

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Twitter adds live broadcast atop your timeline
Sep16

Twitter adds live broadcast atop your timeline

Twitter is making it easier for everyone to know when a live broadcast is on. The microblogging platform has added live broadcast to your timeline—precisely at the top where it will be easy to know when accounts you follow has gone live. In a tweet a couple of days ago, Twitter said the new feature will include sports, breaking news, and personalities. The new feature, according to the microblogging company, is already rolling out to...

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