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Twitter adds threaded replies to iOS to make conversations easier to parse
Feb01

Twitter adds threaded replies to iOS to make conversations easier to parse

Threaded replies are finally here; and that as you know will make conversations and replies easier for everyone. The small but important change was announced by Twitter via its page today; but is currently only available on the iOS version of the app for now. You might not need to update the current version of your app for now as it seems like one made on Twitter’s end. Prior to this change, the threading feature on the app does a...

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Twitter temporarily suspends UK hate preacher for violating abuse rules
Jan31

Twitter temporarily suspends UK hate preacher for violating abuse rules

Twitter’s hammer has come down hard on controversial right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins for violating its rules on abusive tweets. The social media giant confirmed the decision to suspend Hopkins in a message per TechCrunch. “Keeping Twitter safe is a top priority for us — abuse and harassment have no place on the service. We take enforcement action against any account that is violative of our rules – which includes violations of...

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Twitter adjust search prompt to fight coronavirus disinformation
Jan30

Twitter adjust search prompt to fight coronavirus disinformation

Twitter has taken a new step to put a stop to disinformation about the outbreak of the coronavirus in China. The social media giant in a tweet on Wednesday said it wants to help users access “credible information” about public health its platform. According to Twitter, its search prompt in key countries have are being adjusted to fight against fake news about the coronavirus. “We’ve adjusted our search prompt in key countries across...

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Twitter has added a reminder feature apparently for TV shows
Jan21

Twitter has added a reminder feature apparently for TV shows

Matt Navarra, a popular social media analyst has posted a screenshot showing a reminder feature on his Twitter page. No one knows for how long that feature has been there, but it is interesting to know that a reminder button now exists that can help you keep abreast of your favorite programs on TV. While a couple of users claim they have spotted the feature before, some say they are seeing it for the first time. The option to set a...

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Twitter will soon let you limit who can reply your tweets
Jan09

Twitter will soon let you limit who can reply your tweets

A new option that will allow you to restrict who can reply your tweets would soon be launched by Twitter. This was made known by the company’s director of product and management, Suzanne Xie at the CES event in Las Vegas. Xie used the occasion to unveil some other upcoming changes being planned by the microblogging company—with emphasis on conversations. The new setting for “conversation participant, according to Xie, will be added...

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Twitter has banned animated PNG files on its platform
Dec24

Twitter has banned animated PNG files on its platform

Twitter wants you to feel safe whenever you are online—especially on its platform. The social media giant has announced that animated PNG files will no longer have a place on its platform. This is based on the fact that trolls are now using such files to target users with epilepsy. It is embarrassing what length some individuals can go to poke expensive fun on others. Twitter says it will no longer tolerate this, and is therefore...

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