TWITTER: IT MAKES EASIER FOR iPHONE USERS TO SEE RETWEETS WITH COMMENTS

Twitter is making it easier for users to see who quoted and retweeted their tweets. This feature is however available only to iOS users for now. Twitter allows users simply retweet tweets or add comments along with it. Users can…

TWITTER APPOINTS AI GURU AND EX-GOOGLE EXECUTIVE TO ITS BOARD

Twitter has appointed former Google executive Dr Fei-Fei Li, known for her pioneering research work in computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI), to its Board of Directors as a new independent director. Dr Li is currently inaugural Sequoia Professor in…

TWITTER TO REMOVE MISLEADING TWEETS THAT CAN INCITE PEOPLE TO ENGAGE IN HARMFUL ACTIVITY

Twitter has updated its Covid-19 policies and will be removing misleading tweets making unverified claims that “incite people to action and cause widespread panic, social unrest or large-scale disorder”. These changes are rightly being brought in at a time when…

TWITTER IS TESTING ‘FLEETS’ LIKE INSTAGRAM AND FACEBOOK IN BRAZIL

Since it was founded in March 2006, there has been only one type of post possible on Twitter: a tweet. But starting today, the 280-character post is being joined by an ephemeral South American cousin: the fleet. Twitter is starting…

FACEBOOK SUES DATA ANALYTICS FIRM FOR HARVESTING USER DATA

Facebook has filed a federal lawsuit against a company called OneAudience, accusing it of stealing the personal information of its users. According to the lawsuit, OneAudience improperly accessed and collected user data from Facebook and other social media companies by…

REALME BAND LAUNCH SET FOR MARCH 5 COMPNAY CONFIRMS

Realme has already launch Realme X50 5G Pro in India. Now Realme is planning to enter the wearables market in India. Towards the end of the launch event, the company’s India CEO, Madhav Sheth officially confirmed that the Realme Band…

HOW TO MUTE KEYWORDS AND HASHTAGS IN TWITTER

If you are sick of a certain keyword or hashtag on Twitter. If it is, fret not as Twitter has a feature that allows users to block certain keywords and hashtags that they would not like to see in their…

TWITTER ROLLING OUT NEW ‘CONTINUE THREAD’ OPTION FOR CONNECTING MULTIPLE TWEETS TOGETHER

Twitter is rolling out a new feature that will help users dig through their tweets faster to update an older post with an update. With this change, you can now link tweets together while you compose them. The feature called…

TWITTER ACQUIRES CHROMA LABS, FOUNDED BY FACEBOOK VETERANS

Twitter has acquired California-based Chroma Labs that develops tools for short-form video and photo creation and was founded by seven Facebook and Instagram workers in 2018. The Chroma Stories app lets users fill in stylish layout templates and frames for…

YES, TWITTER WAS DOWN FOR SOME USERS ACROSS THE GLOBE

Twitter was briefly down for users across the globe. According to Down Detector, the outage began at about 2:30 PM on February 17. Over 400 people located across the globe have reported facing the issues while using Twitter. The live…