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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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Twitter is working on the possibility of sending DM to multiple users
Jul10

Twitter is working on the possibility of sending DM to multiple users

Image Credit: @wongmjane Twitter is testing a lot of features—this is based on the number of features that have been uncovered by Jane Manchun Wong and other leakers. The latest feature that has been reported is a functionality that allows you to send DM tweets to multiple users. The test was uncovered by reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong. In a screenshot she posted, you will be able to choose several people to send direct message...

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Twitter’s legal immunity over user-generated content stripped off in India
Jul07

Twitter’s legal immunity over user-generated content stripped off in India

Image Credit: CNET India has stripped Twitter off any legal immunity it has over user-generated content on the platform. With this, the microblogging platform no longer enjoy legal protection over content posted by users on its platform. This came on the heels of Twitter’s failure to comply with the new IT rules, the Indian government said in a court filing per Reuters. Twitter, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has lost its...

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Twitter is considering new privacy feature to hide your account from searchers
Jul07

Twitter is considering new privacy feature to hide your account from searchers

Image Credit: TechCrunch Twitter is considering a set of privacy features—including helping to keep your account private. In essence, the new feature, which keeps your account hidden, will protect people from searching for your account by username or other means. Twitter could alert you to increase in negative attention being received by your account, and subsequently direct you to its new privacy controls. The new privacy controls...

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