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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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Twitter to formally shut down Vine on Tuesday
Jan17

Twitter to formally shut down Vine on Tuesday

Vine is in its final moments as a Twitter pulls the plug on the popular short-video sharing app on Tuesday. Tuesday to be precise, is the day the app will stop performing the popular function of helping Twitter users share short videos on the microblogging platform. Last month, Twitter announced it would be keeping the app; but this time as a Vine camera app. That announcement came months after the microblogging platform announced...

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Twitter’s new feature will prompt you to tweet your updated profile picture
Jan16

Twitter’s new feature will prompt you to tweet your updated profile picture

Twitter’s latest update might just be one that gets a lot of users excited. The new feature, according to TechCrunch, will prompt you to post a hashtagged tweet anytime there is a change in your profile picture. Lovely isn’t it? Sure it is because it means all your followers on the microblogging platform can now get an update of your new profile picture every time you change it. The tweet, according to the report, will be appended...

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Twitter to usher in 2017 with livestream of the fireworks in Dubai
Dec30

Twitter to usher in 2017 with livestream of the fireworks in Dubai

The eagerly awaited pyrotechnics display in Dubai will be streamed live to millions of Twitter users across the world as 2017 is ushered in. Twitter, in conjunction with a partner based in the MENA region, will stream the fireworks in Dubai on Saturday night. According to Gulf News, the live event will air on New Year’s Eve [check what time it is in your local area] from Downtown Dubai at 11:30pm. The livestreaming will be available...

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