Tag Archive: Tweets

Snapchat stops promoting President Trump following violent tweets

“We will not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice by giving them free promotion on Discover.”

What you need to know Snapchat is taking a stand against President Trump. It says it will no longer promote his content on the Discover platform. In a statement, Snapchat said it would “not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice”.

Snapchat is no longer actively promoting President Donald Trump on its Discover platform.

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Twitter finally lets you schedule tweets

Scheduling tweets was once the exclusive domain of third-party apps and services.

What you need to know Twitter now lets you schedule tweets on the web. The service started testing out scheduling for a select group of users earlier this year. Twitter’s web-app has also been updated to include saving of drafted tweets and draft syncing to other instances of the web-app.

Twitter has officially announced and rolled out tweet scheduling for its web-app. Tweet scheduling is  [Read More…]

Twitter tests restricting replies to tweets to cut down on harassment

Rolling out to a small percentage of users globally now.

What you need to know Twitter is testing a new feature that lets you choose who can reply to the tweet you’re composing. You’ll have three permission options to choose from, including only the people you @mention. Others will still be able to view and like your tweets, but not reply.

Twitter has a problem with harassment and unwanted replies, and it’s looking to alleviate that with  [Read More…]

Twitter may delete tweets spreading misleading COVID-19 information

Tweets that serve up misleading information are now at risk of being removed.

What you need to know Twitter will begin taking action against COVID-19 misinformation with a new labeling system. It will apply labels on tweets sharing disputed or misleading information and may delete them in severe cases. The system will work retroactively, applying to tweets made before the announcement as well.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to fuel the rise of conspiracy theories and fake  [Read More…]

Twitter will soon let you control who can reply to your tweets

You’ll be able to shoo the trolls back to their bridges and keep them there.

What you need to know Twitter will let you limit who can interact with your tweets with a new feature test in a bid to promote healthy discussion on the platform. You’ll be able to prevent people who you don’t follow from retweeting or replying to your tweet directly. The changes will roll out later this year.

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Twitter users in the U.S. and Japan can now hide replies to their tweets

Twitter says it saw “positive and heartening results” during its initial test in Canada.

What you need to know Twitter’s “hide replies” feature is launching in the U.S. and Japan today. The feature gives users the ability to hide replies that are irrelevant or abusive in nature. Twitter says the feature will give users more control over their conversations.

Twitter introduced a controversial “Hide Replies” feature in July this year, giving users on its platform greater control  [Read More…]

Twitter for iOS now allows you to only see the latest tweets as they happen

All the way back in 2006, a little website by the name of Twitter was created. This July marks the 12-year anniversary of the social network, and since then, Twitter’s become one of the most popular apps/sites around.

Over the years, Twitter’s become the go-to place to learn about current events, new movie trailers, fresh memes, and to scream about politics with random people online.

Whatever you use Twitter for, here’s everything you need to know about it.

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How to make Twitter for Android show tweets in reverse chronological order

Twitter made a horrible mistake years ago, and now they’re beginning to make it right again.

Twitter added the option to “Show me the best Tweets first” a while back, and it jumbled up our feeds and showed us old but popular tweets over the latest and greatest tweets from those we follow — and sometimes from those we didn’t follow. Blame algorithms. I don’t want to see old tweets, I don’t want to see recommended tweets,  [Read More…]

Twitter adds Bookmarks so you can save tweets for later without liking them

Say goodbye to awkwardly liking tweets you don’t actually agree with.

Twitter’s my go-to social network of choice, and while I enjoy most parts of it, there are a few areas that are in desperate need of improvement (I’m looking at you, un-editable tweets). While edits still aren’t here, Twitter is adding something that a lot of people have been asking for for a while — bookmarks.

As you can probably guess, the purpose of bookmarks is  [Read More…]

Twitter adds new Message button to quickly share tweets with DM contacts

Twitter users now have a faster way to share other tweets with the people that they choose to Direct Message. A new Message button has been added to its Android and iOS apps that allows that to happen much more quickly than before.

Twitter says:

Every day, millions of people send Direct Messages to communicate privately with friends, family, experts, brands, and anyone else they find interesting on Twitter. In fact, we’ve seen the number  [Read More…]