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Video Uploads on Twitter Web is Now Live, and This Changes Things

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Twitter for web has been lagging behind the mobile apps when it comes to features except on the settings department where the web version...

Facebook Reveals new Tools for Broadcasters, one Being Custom icons

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Facebook is transcending beyond the usual likes, shares and comments its 1.5 billion users do that every day. They are now forging ahead to...
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Twitter Announces “Moments” that shows “in the moment” events, US only for now

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In July, it was reported that Twitter is launching a curated news service that was previously named as Project Lightning . Periscope’s CEO, Kayvon Beykpour leaked...
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Jack Dorsey is now Twitter’s Permanent CEO

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Twitter has had quite a ride in the quest for a new CEO. It started in June after the preceding CEO, Dick Costolo stepped...
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Using Twitter as a Data Source is Challenging: PhD candidate explained

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Twitter generates a lot of data every day. Over 500 million tweets are generated from its over 316 million active users. You would expect...

Twitter About To Launch new Product Targeting Publishers

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Twitter has been known for its brevity thanks to its 140 character limitation on a post. It has made its 316 million active users...

Twitter is testing user generated polls to some users

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Twitter is no stranger to experiments and this is a good thing because users get to benefit from new features that might be rolled...
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Coca-Cola bought its own custom hashtag, could be an ad product for Twitter

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Twitter has been using  custom hashtags (which they call them hashflags) as a tool for people to use so as to follow a certain...
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Instagram is now Bigger than Twitter at 400 million Active Users

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Towards the end of 2014, Instagram announced that it had more than 300 million people who use the platform actively. The company now has...

The Pope lands in US Today, How Twitter Readies itself for the Visit

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Twitter always strives to be the platform of choice where people can be able to follow a certain event that is happening somewhere in...

Facebook Signal, and the Reason Twitter Should be Worried

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A while back, Facebook announced Facebook Signal, which is a tool for helping people, and especially journalists to track relevant trends and viral posts...

Teenager Arrested for Bringing home-made Clock to School, Causes Uproar on Twitter

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Ahmed Mohamed, a 14 year old boy from a high school in Texas is the source of the current number one trend on Twitter...

Twitter extends Partnership with Bloomberg in delivery of Financial Tweets

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Earlier this year, Twitter led to the plunging of Twitter’s shares. Twitter Inc. was slated to announce its financial results at 4 pm Eastern...

Twitter Wants to Counter Snapchat’s Growth, by Being Snapchat

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During the MTV Video Music Awards, an odd occurrence was noted: Taylor Swift was uploading photos with stickers overlay that we have seen on...

This Guy Used a Bot on Twitter to Win 1000 Contests

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One Hunter Scott had an idea. Scott wrote on his blog that he noticed that on Twitter there are contests and wondered if anyone...

Twitter hires Falcon Pro Developer to Modernize Their Official Android App

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In what I believe is a smart move by Twitter, they have hired Falcon Pro developer Joaquim Vergès as part of their Android core UI team....

Twitter Adds English Premier League HashFlags As New Season Commences

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Twitter has been trying to be the social network of choice for following sporting events. They have been doing this by introducing hashflags, which...

James Woods Files a $10 Million Lawsuit Against Twitter troll

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Remember the film White House Down? James Woods was the head of the presidential detail who performed an act of treason. Yes, that guy...

Twitter Hopes to Lure More New Users with Updated Homepage

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Twitter has a big problem: it is a darling for long time users but new users find it hard to understand and as a...

Snapchat Now At 200 Million Active Monthly Users, Still Zero Revenues

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Snapchat has had an impressive growth since it launched in 2011. In 2014, it had an estimated 100 million monthly active users which made...
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GES 2015 Tweets Visualized: Hits 350 Tweets Per Minute

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Twitter generates a lot of data, around 500 million tweets are sent per day. Twitter Reverb is a tool that helps produce a visualization...

Conan O’Brien is Being Sued for Plagiarizing Twitter Jokes.

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Robert Kaseberg, a resident from San Diego filed a lawsuti against the popular comedian, Conan O'Brien, claiming that he used his joke on his...
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Here’s Why Your Twitter Background Has Disappeared

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When I logged in on Twitter via the web client in the morning, the interface was weird, but I couldn't point exactly at...
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How To Follow the Eid-Ul-Fitr Celebrations on Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram

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One of the best thing about Snapchat is the Live feed, where you can view snaps from all over the word about certain...

This Social Media Experiment Clearly Shows People are Loonies

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Social media is a study every other time and interesting things pop up every day. It's use projects several aspects about humans that...

Twitter’s Updated “Summary Cards” Show Serious Focus on News

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Twitter has updated the experience on the mobile apps (iOS and Android) by getting rid of links and replacing them with a card like...
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Twitter’s Alleged Aggregated News Service is Ushering a New Age of Curated Feeds

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Twitter apparently will launch a curated news service called Moments which was previously name " Project Lightning". From an interview conducted by the Telegraph,...

Twitter’s new “add your birthday” feature is all about obtaining demographic data

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Twitter made a small but crucial addition to the settings menu: You can now add your birthday! Previously, Twitter users used to celebrate one’s...
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Twitter Poll: People Would Rather Vote in a Duck Than Donald Trump

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The social media world can be hilarious sometimes. Satire, sarcasm and general trolling is the order of the day on Twitter which is...
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Twitter’s Improved Audience Insights is all to woo Advertisers to its Platform

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On May, Twitter introduced Audience insights. A tool that helps advertisers understand the various audiences that are on Twitter. It is a dashboard that...
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This Could Be Me: How Kenyans Responded to Makodingo’s “Started from the bottom” Tweet

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If you are a regular Twitter user, you've seen incidences like this  before. A certain person tweets or says something in real life that...

Wimbledon Starts Today and Twitter Wants to be at The Center of It

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Twitter seems to have prepared fully for for the popular Wimbledon Tennis tournament. They are planning to be in the center of...
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The Power of Make-up: Women Get Bold And Show The Other Side

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There is a trending hashtag on Instagram and Twitter (#PowerofMakeup) where women are uploading selfies where one half is their “natural selves” while the...

Videos, Vines and GIFs Will Now Auto-Play on Twitter

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According to Twitter's own data, 82% of its users view videos shared on their timelines. That number could rise depending on the success of...

Twitter’s DM Should Be A Separate App

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Twitter is known for its renowned "140 character " limit on tweets and Direct Messages. Well in a release statement for Twitter developers, starting...

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