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Twitter is mulling over editable tweets
Feb03

Twitter is mulling over editable tweets

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has hinted of the possibility of introducing editable tweets. Dorsey said this in a wide-range interview with Joe Rogan, which could well give us a clue into what the microblogging company could be on to next. Per 9to5mac, Rogan suggested to Dorsey that Twitter add support for an edit button where users could edit their tweet, though the original version of that tweet would still be viewable by people. The...

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Twitter has a new web interface and a new emoji button
Jan23

Twitter has a new web interface and a new emoji button

Finally, a new web interface is rolling out for some Twitter users after much speculations online. The new interface was a while ago available to some users as an opt-in option, is now available, and is not looking bad. It comes with new quick keyboard shortcuts, emoji button, advanced search, upgraded trends, and much more. I find this change quite fascinating, especially with improvements like being able to switch between accounts,...

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Twitter’s reverse chronological feed is now live on Android
Jan16

Twitter’s reverse chronological feed is now live on Android

Weeks after successfully rolling out the reverse-chronological feed on iOS, Twitter has now reintroduced the feed to Android users. Hopefully things stay that way because millions of users on the platform were not happy while their traditional way of reading tweets was changed. Twitter reintroduced the reverse chronological feed following popular demands by millions of users who didn’t like the fact that tweets were shown...

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Twitter is privately testing new UI
Jan14

Twitter is privately testing new UI

A new user interface is being tested by Twitter, which will among other things change the way you access tweets on the microblogging platform. The company says it is exploring new ways to better use space in large screens. Users have been tweeting about the test, and the feedback will form Twitter’s next line of action per the new UI. Jane Manchun Wong, a reliable reverse engineer who has a reputation for calling several releases...

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Twitter extends partnership with The PGA Tour for another season
Jan07

Twitter extends partnership with The PGA Tour for another season

The PGA Tour has announced an extension to its broadcast partnership with microblogging platform Twitter. The Professional Golfers Association announced the deal via Twitter and on its official website. The extension means that Twitter will now be allowed to “distribute, on a free basis, nearly 140 hours of live competition from PGA TOUR LIVE across 28 tournaments during the 2018-19 PGA TOUR Season.” According to a post on the PGA...

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Huawei demotes two employees after tweeting New Year greetings from iPhone
Jan05

Huawei demotes two employees after tweeting New Year greetings from iPhone

Chinese phone maker Huawei has demoted two of its employees after they were found to have tweeted New Year greetings from an iPhone. The tweet was posted via Huawei’s official Twitter account, which was a huge embarrassment to the Chinese phone maker. The tweet, which had since been deleted by the company, already garnered 14 retweets and 69 likes before it was hurriedly taken down by the company. However, some tech blogs including...

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