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Twitter Takes Another Step to Fight Cyber Bullying

Twitter, in its latest step to curb abusive behavior on its platform, rolled out new features on Monday to help users disable notifications from accounts that they want to avoid. The microblogging website said its “advanced filter settings” will now have options for users to mute notifications from accounts that they do not follow as well as from accounts that do not ... Read More »

Twitter Now Filters Direct Messages From People You Don’t Follow

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter has added new feature that’ll filter DMs from unfollowed accounts Those Direct Messages will be contained in ‘Requests’ It’s available on Twitter for Android and iOS Twitter has added a new feature to Direct Messages (DMs) that will now filter DMs from people not followed by users. DMs from people you do not follow will be contained in ... Read More »

Twitter thinks Trump should hold Q&As on, shockingly, Twitter

by Roger ChengMay 12, 2017 9:16 AM PDT @RogerWCheng Screenshot by Roger Cheng/CNET Will President Donald Trump hold all of his future briefings via Twitter? Twitter Chief Operating and Financial Officer Anthony Noto doesn’t think that’s such a bad idea. After Trump on Friday tweeted the idea of canceling future press briefings and handing out written responses instead, Noto responded ... Read More »

Twitter Is Finally Dishing Out Data on Likes

Brands and agencies using Twitter’s Gnip application-programming interfaces finally have access to data on likes via the Decahose, the social network’s stream that provides a 10 percent random sample of its full real-time Firehose. Data product manager Adam Tornes announced in a blog post that likes have been one of the most requested features by Gnip API users, adding that starting Tuesday, they ... Read More »

Twitter Adds ‘Direct Reply Count’; Will Reorder Replies Based on ‘Importance’

Twitter has announced that the social networking company will now organise the replies to a tweet in such a way that users will get to see the “best content” first, bringing its mobile apps in line with the desktop. The company added that people may see replies in different order based of various factors.The ranking of the replies within conversations ... Read More »

Twitter’s Moments Feature Is Now Available for Mobile Users

Social networking website Twitter recently opened its Moments feature to all users. The feature essentially allows users to curate various tweets that are relevant to a particular topic and present them in a collective form. However, this feature was available only to users of the Web interface till now. Twitter has now announced that users will now be able to ... Read More »

Twitter Locks hundreds of thousands of Affected debts Following Leaks; requires Password Reset

Micro-blogging community Twitter in advance this week denied reports of a system breach, following a hacker’s claim to have access to thousands and thousands of Twitter credentials. Now, Twitter on Friday in an official weblog put up has again reassured usees that the leaked information turned into not received from a hack of its servers. but, that doesn’t mean no ... Read More »

Twitter Appoints New global Media team Head

Micro-running a blog internet site Twitter has tapped lengthy-time executive Ross Hoffman as the organisation’s new vp of global media – inside the third appointment to that position inside the remaining six months. Hoffman, who become maximum lately senior director of emblem method and has been at the business enterprise in various roles due to the fact 2010, is taking ... Read More »

Twitter actions to shrink Nastiness at Periscope

Twitter on Tuesday moved to further stifle abusive commentary at its stay video streaming utility Periscope. a brand new device brought by using the one-to-many messaging carrier lets human beings viewing Periscope declares quickly document what they experience are inappropriate comments. Small companies of randomly selected visitors will then be polled, with votes determining whether they agree that comments are ... Read More »

Twitter Makes It Easier to Share Tweets Through Direct Messages

Twitter on Tuesday added a button that lets people easily share ‘tweets’ in direct messages. The move came as an acknowledgement of the appeal of one-to-one connections to users of the popular one-to-many messaging service, and as Twitter worked to ramp use of its platform. Millions of direct messages are sent daily at Twitter, and the number of tweets shared ... Read More »