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Twitter’s Spaces makes hashtags in title clickable
Jun12

Twitter’s Spaces makes hashtags in title clickable

Image Credit: Twitter Twitter’s Clubhouse clone Spaces, has just announced a new update—you can now click hashtags and @mentions in title. By this, conversations can now live beyond the Space. The social audio feature, which was launched to give Clubhouse a run for the money, now makes it easy for anyone who could not join to contribute to a conversation. What that means is that people can click on your unique hashtag, which then...

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Trump supports Nigeria’s Twitter ban—urges other countries to do same
Jun09

Trump supports Nigeria’s Twitter ban—urges other countries to do same

Image Credit: Aljazeera Twitter is currently inaccessible in Nigeria; of course, as a result of the standoff between the government of the West African country and the microblogging platform. This has drawn widespread criticism since the country’s information and culture minister announced the ban a week ago. However, there is a minority voice that seems to be in support of the ban placed by Nigeria—Donald Trump. The former US...

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Twitter launches its paid subscription service Twitter Blue
Jun06

Twitter launches its paid subscription service Twitter Blue

Twitter has officially launched its Twitter Blue service. For a monthly fee, users will have access to more features and tools on the platform. “We’ve heard from the people that use Twitter a lot, and we mean a lot, that we don’t always build power features that meet their needs. We took this feedback to heart, and are developing and iterating upon a solution that will give the people who use Twitter the most what they are...

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Nigerian government places indefinite suspension on Twitter
Jun04

Nigerian government places indefinite suspension on Twitter

Image Credit: Techpoint Africa The activities of microblogging platform Twitter has been suspended indefinitely by the Nigerian government. Ironically the suspension was made public via Twitter by the country’s ministry of information on Friday. Recall that the government expressed its displeasure over Twitter’s decision to delete president Buhari’s genocidal tweet which generated a backlash during the week. In his official reaction,...

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Twitter rolls out its subscription service in Australia and Canada
Jun03

Twitter rolls out its subscription service in Australia and Canada

Twitter has finally launched its subscription service—Twitter Blue. The company announced the arrival of Twitter Blue, which will run side-by-side its free microblogging service. Twitter in a blog post on Friday said the service is now available to subscribers in Australia and Canada. Twitter Blue will come with premium features in addition to what is currently being offered in the main version of the service. Some of these additional...

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Twitter tests Fleets ads
Jun02

Twitter tests Fleets ads

Twitter is testing new Fleets ads. It will insert the ads between Fleets as you tap full-screen frames. Fleets ads are the same as the promotions on TikTok or Instagram Stories. They appear between Fleets from people you follow and designated with a Promoted tag under the profile info. Twitter advertisers can leverage the placement of Fleets to gain attention. And it now provides full-screen, vertical format ads in-app. Twitter notes...

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