News tagged ‘twitter’

Friday, 16 Nov 2012

Now You Get to Email Tweets Too, Says Twitter

Now You Get to Email Tweets Too, Says Twitter

According to Twitter's recent blog post, users will soon be able to email a Tweet directly from their Twitter stream to contacts who are not followers or anyone for that matter. This new feature will be rolled out over the coming weeks.

Thursday, 8 Nov 2012

Obama's Victory Tweet Becomes the Most Retweeted Tweet in Twitter History

Obama's Victory Tweet Becomes the Most Retweeted Tweet in Twitter History

Following the U.S. Presidential Elections, Obama's victory tweet has become the most retweeted tweet in all of Twitter's history.

Friday, 28 Sep 2012

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Surpasses Twitter

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Surpasses Twitter

Instagram has surpassed Twitter in the number of daily mobile users. Instagram now boasts of 7.3 million daily mobile users, while Twitter has about 6.9 million. On top of that, the average amount of time a typical user spends on Instagram is about 257 minutes, compared to 169.9 minutes for Twitter.

Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012

twheel Offers Completely New UI for Twitter

twheel Offers Completely New UI for Twitter

An application called twheel which provides a fun, game-like interface for Twitter is now available for download from the AppStore.

Friday, 27 Jul 2012

Web TV: When Twitter Meets Hollywood

Web TV: When Twitter Meets Hollywood

Rumor has it that Twitter is about take another big step forward in becoming a bona fide media company with plans to host and produce its own web TV content. Talks with Hollywood producers are reportedly underway.

Friday, 13 Jul 2012

Twitter Introduces Age Screening for Brands

Twitter Introduces Age Screening for Brands

Twitter, in collaboration with Buddy Media, has launched an age screening service for adult brands. The feature is voluntary and companies who feel that their products are unsuitable for minors can opt in of their own volition.

Monday, 2 Jul 2012

Leap Second Bug Momentarily Takes Down Websites

Leap Second Bug Momentarily Takes Down Websites

Did you come across any websites that were down on Sunday morning? An additional second added to atomic clocks was the cause of certain websites suffering an outage.

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012

Twitter Introduces Simplified Profiles

Twitter Introduces Simplified Profiles

Twitter introduces a simplified profile which allows users view the original tweets of a verified account without all the conversations, leading to a cleaner Tweet timeline.

Friday, 27 Apr 2012

Twitter Updates Android and iOS Apps, Hopes to Win Back Users

Twitter Updates Android and iOS Apps, Hopes to Win Back Users

Twitter has made upgrades to its Android and iOS apps in the hopes of winning back users who were turned away after the last major redesign.

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012

Promoted Tweets Hit Mobile Twitter Apps

Promoted Tweets Hit Mobile Twitter Apps

Twitter includes advertising in its mobile apps with Promoted tweets. Previously not found on mobile devices, Twitter has announced that Promoted Tweets will now appear on iOS, Android and other mobile platforms.

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