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Twitter records appreciable user growth; first in 2 years
Apr26

Twitter records appreciable user growth; first in 2 years

While recording 9 million active user growth may not be described by some as appreciable for a company like Twitter; it is worth celebrating considering how the company’s user-base remained almost stagnant since 2015. For a company like Twitter, recording additional 9 million users at this time is quite remarkable—it now has 328 million monthly active users. Not many gave Twitter a chance; the Wall Street for one, didn’t give us much...

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Twitter has plans for 24/7 live streaming
Apr26

Twitter has plans for 24/7 live streaming

Be prepared for 24/7 live tv streaming by Twitter Twitter had a very controversial 2016. There were rumors of acquisition by Google or Disney, the company also said goodbye to Vine and fight against terrorist propaganda. But, the social media medium is looking forward and according to a report from BuzzFeed the company is going to broadcast live video 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Twitter’s COO and CFO Anthony Noto broke the news at...

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Twitter mulling over possibility of localizing some of its Russian users’ personal data
Apr20

Twitter mulling over possibility of localizing some of its Russian users’ personal data

Apparently, Twitter has almost reached an agreement with Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzor that will see the microblogging company localize some of its users’ data in Russia. According Moscow Times, per TechCrunch, a transfer of some of Twitter users’ data will be transferred by mid-2018. Quoting agency’s chief, Alexander Zharov, the report adds that Twitter is on the verge of determining what information should be...

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Twitter announces new ways for brands to make Custom Hearts for Periscope live videos
Apr10

Twitter announces new ways for brands to make Custom Hearts for Periscope live videos

Twitter in a blog post today announced it would start offering brands the opportunity to make custom hearts for Periscope live videos. The company said this today while explaining how brands can activate Custom Hearts to “visually and natively amplify their campaigns within live video.” Mike Folgner, Group Project Manager, Periscope said: “Periscope hearts are unique to the live video experience on Twitter and Periscope and allow...

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Twitter dumps its default egg avatar
Mar31

Twitter dumps its default egg avatar

Twitter has ditched its default egg avatar, and is replacing it with the image of a genderless person. The company made the announcement today in a blog post where it explained some of the reasons that inspired its action. According to the social media company, the decision was inspired by the need to help prompt more self-expression among its users. The new image is designed to be less interesting and can best be described as more...

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