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Twitter bans “series of accounts” over racist remarks
Aug22

Twitter bans “series of accounts” over racist remarks

Last Monday, Paul Pogba, one of the biggest players on the pay roll of Manchester United was at the receiving end of some racial abuse on Twitter. The online assault against the player came as a result of a missed penalty which if scored would have given the English soccer club all three points at stake. This was not to be as Pogba missed the penalty as the goalkeeper of the opposing team saved his spot kick—that did not go down well...

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Twitter will no longer accept ads from state-controlled media outlets
Aug19

Twitter will no longer accept ads from state-controlled media outlets

Twitter has announced a policy change—an update that means ads from state-owned media outlets will no longer find their way to its platform. The change was announced a couple of hours after the microblogging company identified hundreds of accounts linked to China. The accounts according to Twitter, were trying to “sow political discord” around ongoing events in Hong Kong. “Today, we are updating our advertising policies with respect...

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Twitter is testing a “filter” feature to keep out unwanted messages in DM
Aug16

Twitter is testing a “filter” feature to keep out unwanted messages in DM

Some DMs are way annoying; and Twitter is starting to look towards that direction. Something is about now being done about providing you with the right tool to keep off those messages that are not worth your precious time. Without mincing words, the microblogging platform is testing a new filter feature that will allow you to keep those annoying messages far from your direct message. There is no point hiding the truth; not all of...

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Twitter confirms it is testing a “Snooze Notification” feature on Android
Aug14

Twitter confirms it is testing a “Snooze Notification” feature on Android

Twitter has confirmed earlier report that a feature that will allow you to temporarily pause notification was on the card. The feature, according to earlier report by Jane Manchun Wong, will let you place a temporary pause on notifications that may come as a result of a viral tweet—and Twitter just confirmed it via another tweet. “We’re testing a way to temporarily snooze notifications on Android, just in case you go viral at an...

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Twitter is testing a new feature to help you pause notifications
Aug07

Twitter is testing a new feature to help you pause notifications

Finally, a snooze feature is being tested, and could possibly be added in no-distant future. Thanks to our reliable tipster Jane Manchun Wong—a reverse engineer that gets to tweet about upcoming feature first before many other social media gurus. A pause feature is actually a brilliant idea—it is the most efficient way snooze those notifications coming from viral tweets. So, if you want to put a temporary stop to those annoying...

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Twitter could soon let you drag and drop images to tweets
Jul31

Twitter could soon let you drag and drop images to tweets

Twitter is reportedly working on a new functionality that will enable you to re-order multiple attached images in your tweets. In other words, the microblogging company is testing a drag and drop feature—and this could be sweet melody in the ears of users. Twitter users have been anticipating this feature for a while now—and there are chances that the feature could become an instant hit once it becomes widely available to everyone....

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