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Twitter is testing the dislike button on iOS
Jul22

Twitter is testing the dislike button on iOS

Twitter is testing a feature that allows you to downvote a post; but test is currently limited to iOS users. The microblogging company made this known on Wednesday via its official Twitter page. The dislike or downvote feature is a result of several years of feedback and popular demands by users. Twitter is keeping downvotes private to users, which means those whose tweets you have disliked will not get the chance to see them....

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Twitter is testing the newly improved TweetDeck
Jul20

Twitter is testing the newly improved TweetDeck

Twitter is rolling out a preview of its newly improved version of TweetDeck. The social media giant announced this on Tuesday; stating that the test will be limited to “randomly-selected people” in the US, Canada, and Australia. Those eligible to take part in the random test will see an invitation within TweetDeck to opt in. Kayvon Beykpour product lead at Twitter in a series of tweets on Monday, said the revamped TweetDeck has a new...

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Twitter tests new image format, may limit time for tweet editing
Jul16

Twitter tests new image format, may limit time for tweet editing

Twitter is testing a new image layout and is considering limited tweet editing. The format occupies the full horizontal space and removes the rounded borders on photos. This example from reverse engineering expert Jane Manchun Wong shows the new format, as it stretches the full width end-to-end of the feed. It looks like how Facebook presents photos in-stream. But it definitely an improvement from the current tweet photo layout. And...

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Twitter is finally rolling out captions for voice tweets
Jul16

Twitter is finally rolling out captions for voice tweets

Image Credit: Twitter Finally, Twitter has bowed to popular demand and added caption to voice tweets. This is coming one year after the feature was first launched by the microblogging company. The social media giant faced a lot of criticism when it first launched voice tweets, but did not add captions to it. Caption is currently only available on the iOS app, but Android users should be able to use it soon too. When you make a voice...

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Twitter to retire Fleets over lack of popularity
Jul14

Twitter to retire Fleets over lack of popularity

Twitter is pulling the plug on Fleets—the microblogging company in a blog post announced that the feature will be retired August 3. In the blog post, the social media giant said the decision to retire the Story clone was due to lack of interest from users. “We hoped Fleets would help more people feel comfortable joining the conversation on Twitter. But, in the time since we introduced Fleets to everyone, we haven’t seen an increase in...

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Twitter tests Related Fleets in tweets
Jul11

Twitter tests Related Fleets in tweets

Twitter wants you to try its Stories-like Fleets service a shot. And Twitter wants to showcase the best Related Fleets content to lure users to its mobile content stream. Some users have seen Fleets from unfollowed profiles show up in their Fleets bar, boosting discovery. Now, Twitter is testing a new option to highlight related Fleets. Twitter is testing showing ‘Related Fleets’ underneath...

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