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Twitter to Show the Profiles of New Followers in the Notifications Tab

Twitter will show profiles of new followers in the notifications tab, letting users easily learn more about who’s following them. In addition, users can follow other users directly from the notification screen. Just got a new follower? Starting today, we’ll show their profile in your notifications. Wanna follow them back? Just tap that follow back, […]

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Twitter Updates TweetDeck With Support for GIFs, Threads, and More

Twitter is rolling out several updates to TweetDeck that include support for features it has been lacking. TweetDeck is finally catching up to the desktop version of Twitter with support for GIFs, polls, emojis, threads, and image tagging. These new features were added after TweetDeck polled users on which new features they’d most like to […]

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Twitter Accidentally Reveals Private Tweets of Android Users

A Twitter bug has prevented the “Protect Your Tweets” setting from working as intended for some Android users. What is particularly notable about this bug is that it has been impacting users over a period of several years. The company disclosed that the bug began affecting users on November 3, 2014. It wasn’t fixed until […]

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YouTube to Remove Automatic Sharing to Twitter on January 31st

YouTube is removing the ability to automatically share videos on Twitter after they’ve been published. After January 31st, YouTube videos can no longer be auto-posted to Twitter. It should also be noted that YouTube is removing automatic sharing to Google+ as well. However, given that Google+ will be shut down soon, that’s unlikely to be […]

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Twitter Redesigns iOS App for One-Handed Scrolling

Twitter has rolled out a subtle redesign of its iOS app, making it more convenient to use for those who hold their device one-handed. The compose button has been moved to the bottom right-hand corner and “floats” as users scroll down their timeline. That means the button is always available to quickly send a tweet […]

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6 Great Examples of Brands Using Twitter Effectively

Twitter may not be the flashiest or trendiest social network the past few years. It’s not as sexy as Snapchat, doesn’t change as quickly as Instagram, and isn’t in the news as often as Facebook. There’s significantly less “keeping up” to do with Twitter than with its alternatives. While that should be a good thing, […]

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Twitter Bumps Live Streams to the Top of the Timeline

Twitter announced it will display live streams more prominently, bumping them to the top of users’ timelines. This change only applies to followed accounts, so users won’t suddenly start seeing live streams from accounts they don’t follow. While live streams can be rewatched after the fact, it sounds like they will only appear at the […]

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