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Twitter’s “Topics” is a new feature that lets you follow subjects automatically
Nov06

Twitter’s “Topics” is a new feature that lets you follow subjects automatically

In the last few years, Twitter has tested quite a number of new features—some were dumped before they ever hit the limelight, while some went ahead to become users’ favorites. Truth is that some of these features have indeed been underwhelming, but Twitter continues to test and launch more features regardless. In keeping with its tradition of putting its users first, the microblogging company has rolled out a new feature called...

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Twitter’s CEO says no to joining Facebook’s Libra
Oct25

Twitter’s CEO says no to joining Facebook’s Libra

Facebook’s Libra is getting a lot of sticks these days—and the latest one is coming from Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey. Dorsey at a Twitter media event held in New York City said “hell no” when a question was raised as to if he would join. Dorsey per The Verge explained further that the entire project [Libra] was not necessary when it comes to pulling Facebook’s broader goals of democratizing the financial system. “I don’t know if it’s a...

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Twitter is testing ability to follow topics
Oct24

Twitter is testing ability to follow topics

A feature that would let users follow a topic they like instead of account is currently being tested by Twitter. The microblogging platform made the announcement today via their Twitter page. The feature, which is currently being tested on three fronts—Android, iOS, and the web, will enable you to follow topics same way you follow accounts on the platform. No date has been announced for the release of the feature, but we all hope it...

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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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