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Twitter Is Testing Longer Tweets With 280 Characters

Twitter is testing a change to one of the most iconic parts of the social media network – tweet length is being doubled from 140 characters to 280 characters for…

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Twitter Creates $99/month Tweet Promotion Service

Twitter has created a service that automatically promotes your tweets for $99 a month and is currently testing in a closed beta as reported by übergizmo. After having lost a million…

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Twitter Lawsuit Over U.S. Surveillance Moves Forward

Twitter will be allowed to move forward with a lawsuit against the United States government after a ruling by U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers as reported by Reuters. According to…

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Twitter Changes Default Profile Photo, Felt “Egg” Was Associated With Harassment

Companies rebrand themselves and what they do all the time. Twitter has rebranded their site more times than we can count, and with it the default profile picture has now…

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Twitter Tests Feature That Warns Users About “Potentially Sensitive Content”

Twitter has begun testing a feature warning uses of “potentially sensitive content” as reported by TechCrunch. The feature requires that users click through a disclaimer that states the following: Caution:…

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Developers, Please Combat Twitter’s Removing of Tweets

Twitter has recently begun removing (or more precisely, hiding) “abusive” tweets, a plan that they stated that they would execute not too long ago. Unfortunately, Twitter’s idea of an “abusive…

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Twitter to Clamp Down Further on “Abusive” Tweets

Microblog social networking website Twitter has announced that they will be taking additional measures to ensure that their users won’t have to deal with abusive tweets and accounts that are…

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Twitter Announces Layoffs, Lackluster Growth in Q3 Report

In its quarterly report for Q3 of 2016, Twitter has announced a restructuring which will see 9% of its work force laid off.  The company has never turned a profit…

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Vine’s Death Throes Begin With Mobile App Killed Off

At least Vine’s lifespan lasted a lot longer than 7 seconds. Twitter and Vine announced today in a post that in the next coming months, there will no longer be…

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Social Media Platforms Provided Data for Police Surveillance of Activists

A report by the ACLU reveals that major social media platforms provided data access to a third-party called Geofeedia, which then made that data available to law enforcement. The ACLU…

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