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Twitter has started restricting abusive accounts
Feb16

Twitter has started restricting abusive accounts

I get really excited anytime Twitter makes a new move to curb abuse on its network. My fear, however, is, will the microblogging company ever get it right when it comes to making its network a safe place for all? According to BuzzFeed, Twitter is rolling out a “time out” feature that will restrict abusive accounts. If you haven’t felt this new measure yet, that’s because your account doesn’t fall within the category. According to the...

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5 ways to use Twitter for customer support services
Feb06

5 ways to use Twitter for customer support services

Twitter makes it absolutely easy for brands and businesses to connect with their customers. The microblogging platform may not be enjoying the best of times these days—partly to do with not being able to handle troll and harassment, however, it still remains a top gun when it comes to engaging with customers. Brands enjoy using Twitter for a lot of reasons, and your business can get in the mix as well. Getting customers is even as...

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Twitter launches bot to celebrate Black History Month
Feb01

Twitter launches bot to celebrate Black History Month

It’s the month of February, and Americans are once again celebrating the Black History Month. To make this year’s celebration unique and different from the previous ones, Twitter has launched a bot. The bot, according to TNW, was created by a Twitter back employee resource group called @Blackbirds. The bot, first to be created by an employee resource group at the microblogging company, will enable you interact with it by sending a...

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Twitter vows to do more to curb harassment
Jan31

Twitter vows to do more to curb harassment

Twitter’s isn’t doing enough to curb or stamp out harassment on its network; that much we know. However, what many of us don’t know is what the company wants to do to bring an end to harassment. On Tuesday, Twitter said plans are in top gear to make its platform safer for everyone. the microblogging platform says it is working on a new update that will make users safe while using its services. In a series of tweets per VentureBeat,...

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Twitter replacing “Moments” with a new feature called “Explore?”
Jan26

Twitter replacing “Moments” with a new feature called “Explore?”

Twitter’s Moment is going away—and will be replaced by a new feature called Explore, the company said in a statement on Thursday. A few Twitter users had spotted the Explore section replacing Moments on Wednesday. Confirming this change to Mashable, the microblogging company said: “As part of our continued efforts to make it easier to find what’s happening on Twitter, we’re testing a new tab for content discovery.” Apparently, Twitter...

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Google acquires a unit from Twitter called Fabric
Jan21

Google acquires a unit from Twitter called Fabric

Twitter’s developer tool, Fabric has been acquired by Google, reports the Wall Street Journal. This could be in line with Twitter’s attempt at streamlining its business and cutting cost. “Today we enter the next chapter for Fabric and are pleased to announce that we’ve signed an agreement for Fabric to be acquired by Google and for our team to join Google’s Developer Products Group, working with the Firebase team.” Google’s Firebase...

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