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X expands Shopify partnership
Jan10

X expands Shopify partnership

X continues to expand the scope of its platform, and this time, it has announced a new partnership with shopping giant Shopify. The new partnership will provide more opportunity for Shopify merchants to promote their products on X. The new deal, according to Social Media Today, will facilitate all-new ways to help Shopify sellers advertise their products on X. While this may not be described as a new partnership, it builds on previous...

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X launches new $200/month verified basic tier for SMBs
Jan07

X launches new $200/month verified basic tier for SMBs

X has launched a new, lower-cost verification service to serve small businesses. According to X, the new Verified Organizations Basic will cost $200/month or $2,000/year. The aim is to sign up more smaller businesses to its revenue drive and try to make up for its losses in the past year. If you recall, X lost a lot of revenues from major players towards the end of 2023, and this could be one way to make up for the loss. Apparently,...

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X faces formal EU investigation over handling of fake news
Dec20

X faces formal EU investigation over handling of fake news

It is no secret that one of X’s biggest issues is how it handles fake news. The social media giant is always in the eye of the storm when it comes to fake and illegal content. According to Bloomberg, a formal probe has been initiated by the European Union against Elon Musk’s X over how it handles illegal and fake content on its platform. Big digital platforms like X are expected to comply with new regulations pertaining to the...

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X is adding new incognito mode controls to Spaces
Dec16

X is adding new incognito mode controls to Spaces

X is adding a new incognito setting to Spaces that will allow hosts to decide if to allow non-logged-in and private users to join their chats. App researcher Radu Onescu posted about this new toggle on Threads, and Spaces hosts can now turn it on to allow anonymous users to join their chats. This implies that the hosts have the option to restrict access to only logged-in users. The new control option will give Spaces hosts more...

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X is working on Live Video for Spaces
Dec12

X is working on Live Video for Spaces

Elon Musk has said X is looking to add live video for Spaces chats. There are chances this could be launched this year, and if not, then live video in Spaces chat will be added early in 2024. “From a feature standpoint, we are working on adding video to Spaces,” Musk said. “It’ll just be a simple thing where you can turn the video on or off.” Musk further added that if there is more than one speaker in a Spaces session, then the video...

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X adds the option to embed videos and broadcasts as standalone from posts
Dec01

X adds the option to embed videos and broadcasts as standalone from posts

A new feature that lets you choose whether to embed the entire post or just a specific video element has been enabled by X. It implies that a video can be embedded both inside the body of a post and as a stand-alone. This new functionality could be helpful in a couple of ways, including helping to present videos that originate from X on other websites. It will also be useful when it comes to adding context to your blog post, for...

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