We have been reporting about a redesign of the Twitter Profiles. After a beta rollout to a limited number of viewers, Twitter has finally made the new Profiles available for everyone. To activate your new profile, read the instructions below.
The former CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, has been at the heart of a mini Twitter storm recently. A fake account with his name apparently sent out a tweet from an iPhone. And that didn’t sit well with the Windows Phone camp.
Until recently, if you punched in an emoji character in your tweet, it turned to tiny squares when you posted the tweet. That is changing now that Twitter has announced official support for emoji characters.
Turkey is on the road to a tyrannical internet censorship. The country has officially blocked Twitter, apparently on the pretext that it is being used to ‘defame’ the Turkish PM and allege his close aides of corruption.
If you’re a Twitter user, then can you remember what was your first tweet? May be, or may be not. However, to celebrate its 8th birthday, Twitter has launched a new tool that’ll help you find your and other’s first tweet easily.
Twitter keeps tinkering with new features on a limited scale which, if proven useful, are then rolled out to the general public. The company is reportedly testing a more streamlined view of the Timeline now, hiding @replies from tweets.
Gone are the days when you had to sign up for a dating site and possibly pay a small amount of cash as registration fee. Facebook has changed the online dating industry by becoming the top choice of love-seeking singles.
It would appear that when it comes to user interface, there’s an alliance of sorts between Facebook and Twitter. Twitter is apparently planning to revamp its user interface, bringing it a lot closer to what Facebook looks like.
Twitter has been registering a steady growth ever since it came into being. And when it went public, it did far better than most Wall Street estimates. But during the Q4 of 2013, Twitter’s user growth rate has slowed down.
Twitter has been forging ties with media organizations, given the sheer treasure-trove of real-time data that it has. Now, the micro-blogging company is focusing on music, having signed a deal to offer its music-related data to 300 Entertainment.
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