TWITTER INTRODUCES TWEMOJI, A NEW CREATIVE TOOL FOR ITS FLEETS FEATURE

When it comes to mobile messaging apps, ‘stories’, or temporary posts that disappear after 24 hours are almost ubiquitous now, with apps like Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, Spotify, and even LinkedIn sporting the feature. Twitter is now upgrading Fleets, its own…

TWITTER ANNOUNCES SUPER FOLLOWS SUBSCRIPTION FOR CREATORS TO CHARGE FOR EXCLUSIVE TWEETS

Twitter announced new features at its annual Analyst Day event, the most notable being a new tool called Super Follows subscriptions. This new subscription service will allow creators and publishers monetise through Twitter for exclusive tweets and content. Followers who…

WANT TO SEND VOICE DMs ON TWITTER: HERE’S HOW

Twitter earlier this week announced it will start testing voice messages in DMs. This feature is being tested out in three countries globally including India, Brazil, and Japan. India is the third country where Twitter has decided to test this feature.…

TWITTER VOICE DMs FEATURE BEING ROLLED OUT IN INDIA, BRAZIL, JAPAN 

Microblogging site — Twitter has started testing a new voice messaging feature for direct messages on the platform. The feature is being rolled out in a phased manner to users in India, Brazil, and Japan starting Wednesday, February 17. Voice…

TWITTER PERMANENTLY SUSPENDS MORE THAN 500 INDIAN ACCOUNTS

Twitter has permanently suspended more than 500 accounts and blocked access to hundreds of others within India, the company said on Wednesday, according to the government’s order to restrain the spread of misinformation and inflammatory content related to the farmers’…

TWITTER SPACES GETS WIDER TESTING TO TAKE ON CLUBHOUSE

Twitter has started wider testing of Spaces, its Clubhouse-styled feature that brings audio chat rooms to users. The feature, which is powered by Periscope, was first announced in November and was initially rolled out for limited beta testing in December.…

CENTRE ASKS TWITTER TO REMOVE 1, 178 PAK-KHALISTANI HANDLES FOR POSTING PROVOCATIVE CONTENT ON FARMERS’ PROTEST

Amid the ‘Toolkit’ controversy surrounding the ongoing farmers’ protest, the Central government has directed the microblogging platform Twitter to remove 1,178 Pakistani-Khalistani accounts spreading misinformation and provocative content on farmers agitation, sources said. According to sources, Twitter is yet to…

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS CLAMP DOWN ON ACCOUNTS WITH STOLEN USERNAMES 

Instagram has taken down over 100 accounts that were hijacked and sold for their high-value usernames allegedly by members of an online marketplace called OGUsers, according to a Reuters report. Access to compromised social media accounts with coveted usernames owned…

WANT TO CREATE TWITTER MOMENTS: HERE’S HOW

Moments is one of Twitter’s oldest features having launched in India back in 2017. It lets users create curated stories powered by tweets. Twitter Moments can be created by anyone on the platform. Twitter Moments can be viewed from its…

HERE’S TOP FEATURES TWITTER ROLLED OUT IN 2020

The year 2020 is about to wrap up. Ahead of the new year, microblogging site Twitter shared key statistics about its platform. Twitter shared that its user base witnessed a 29% growth year-over-year. The company also shared that its user…