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Library Of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Tweet
Dec27

Library Of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Tweet

A few days from now, Library of Congress will stop archiving every tweet. The research library started to record every tweet since its inception in March 2006. However, with the recent announcement, the said library will scale back how it collects tweet. The Library of Congress will implement selection discretion to tweets starting on January 1, 2018. It uses the same method in archiving other documents. This move marks the ending of...

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Twitter adds additional way to authenticate your account with third party apps
Dec21

Twitter adds additional way to authenticate your account with third party apps

Yippy! A more secure and easy way to authenticate your Twitter account has been added. In addition to Twitter’s SMS-based two-factor authentication to secure your account, you can now install third-party apps such as Google Authenticator, 1Password, and Authy to gain easy access to your Twitter account, TNW reports. You can install any of the three aforementioned apps on your phone and generate numeric codes that can be entered in...

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Twitter begins enforcement of new-anti-abuse rules—first offenders suspended
Dec18

Twitter begins enforcement of new-anti-abuse rules—first offenders suspended

Twitter accounts of the leader and deputy leader of Britain First, a far-right group have been suspended by Twitter. Both accounts were unavailable on Monday morning almost as soon as the new Twitter rule came into effect. Also unavailable is the group’s main account, which has probably fallen under the hammer of the microblogging company’s new rules. The suspension is Twitter’s latest attempt at combatting abuse and on its platform....

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Twitter Lite extends to 24 more countries
Dec02

Twitter Lite extends to 24 more countries

Twitter Lite, a light version of its mobile app is spreading to 24 more cities. This is in furtherance of Twitter’s plans to make its services accessible to millions of people, especially those in areas or regions where internet penetration is low. Twitter Lite was launched last April as an app to help minimize data usage and enable faster download. The app has proved to be generally reliable in areas with poor internet connection,...

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Twitter is testing a save for later tool called “Bookmarks”
Nov24

Twitter is testing a save for later tool called “Bookmarks”

A new feature that lets you save some of your friend’s tweets for later is now being tested by Twitter. Called Bookmarks, the new feature according to staff product designer Tina Koyama, will enable you to bookmark tweets, but only you can see them. Koyama in a statement per The Verge, said: “We went through all the designed flows and picked the ones that are the easiest to navigate to test out with our community,” Koyama said in a...

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