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Twitter is planning to remove dormant accounts
Nov27

Twitter is planning to remove dormant accounts

Twitter is currently working on plans to remove accounts that have been dormant for upward of six months. In what could best be described as one of the biggest cleanup efforts by the microblogging outfit, usernames occupied by those dormant accounts will become available to the general public. To this end, the microblogging company has started sending out emails to affected users whose accounts have been inactive for more than six...

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Police arrest suspect responsible for the hacking of Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account
Nov24

Police arrest suspect responsible for the hacking of Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account

The police have arrested a member of a group allegedly responsible for hacking the account of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey last August. Another member of the hacking group told Motherboard that the arrest was made two weeks ago. The Chuckling Squad, allegedly gained unauthorized access to the Twitter account of Mr Dorsey a couple of months ago—raising anxiety over sensitive information. The group is also said to be responsible for hacking...

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Twitter users can now enrol in two-factor authentication without their phone numbers
Nov22

Twitter users can now enrol in two-factor authentication without their phone numbers

Perhaps, it is about time every Twitter user started looking for that perfect authentication app. This is based on the fact that the microblogging platform has changed its security settings to let you use two-factor authentication also known as 2FA without making your phone number available to the service. Use of authentication apps have become increasingly popular, which renders the use of phone numbers less relevant. Authentication...

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Twitter will let you hide replies to your tweets in latest update
Nov21

Twitter will let you hide replies to your tweets in latest update

Twitter has launched one of its biggest features yet—the ability to hide replies to your tweets. The announcement was made today via the company’s official Twitter page; and users all over the world will be able to use the new feature. The idea especially from Twitter’s perspective, is that if people know that hateful remarks and inappropriate behavior could be hidden from view, this will further encourage more engagement online. The...

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Twitter is experimenting with one of TweetDeck’s popular features—Scheduling
Nov20

Twitter is experimenting with one of TweetDeck’s popular features—Scheduling

One of TweetDeck’s popular features—Scheduling is coming to Twitter. Though, the feature which was announced by the microblogging company today is still at the experimental stage, users are nonetheless excited about it. Ability to schedule your tweets to be auto-published at a scheduled date or time is one of those cool features that made TweetDeck very popular. Now, it seems we are going to have the opportunity to use the same...

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Twitter adds extra layer of security to curb unauthorized login
Nov19

Twitter adds extra layer of security to curb unauthorized login

Twitter has announced a new measure that will keep the bad guys away. The microblogging company has today announced a new feature that “keep your account secure and spot potential attempts to compromise it.” Twitter said it would start sending “push notifications in additions to emails for any suspicious logins to your account.” That extra layer of security has already taken effect from today, the microblogging company said via its...

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