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Twitter confirms a new ‘Subscribe to Conversation’ feature for following tweets of interest

In addition to testing out a new format for conversations within a prototype app called twttr and other features like a “Hide Tweet” button, Twitter today confirmed it’s also developing a feature that would allow users to subscribe to individual conversations taking place on its platform. The new option was first spotted by Jane Wong, ...

Good tweet from Tom Brokaw’s account after bad ideas about hispanics

Late-evening Twitter poetry from Tom Brokaw after blurting out his opinions concerning hispanic immigrants' "failure" to "assimilate". There's speculation that he's been hacked – "This cannot be real," writes Soledad O'Brien – but a look at his timeline suggests that Brokaw is just at the perihelion of boomer twitter. The light and ...

Twitter bug that made your private tweets public went unnoticed for over 4 years

01.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Twitter users with an Android device should double- check their accounts, especially if they sent a tweet sometime between 2014 and 2019. We’ve become aware of and fixed an issue where the “Protect your Tweets” setting was disabled... ...

Twitter bug revealed some Android users’ private tweets

Twitter accidentally revealed some users’ “protected” (aka, private) tweets, the company disclosed this afternoon. The “Protect your Tweets” setting typically allows people to use Twitter in a non-public fashion. These users get to approve who can follow them and who can view their content. For some Android users over a period of several years, that may ...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says follower counts don’t matter, edit button may come soon

11.12.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

We didn't expect this! Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said at a fireside chat in New Delhi on Monday that the number of followers a person has on Twitter is basically meaningless, according to a Slashdot report. He said that founders Noah Glass, Biz Stone, ... ...

Washington Examiner’s twitter account: Trump going to ****

They almost certainly got hacked, but some of those guys are on the strong stuff and you just never know what happens when you mix high-proof conservatism with Jesus and give everyone unlimited access to the Twitter account.

Does anyone else get the Washington Examiner as the token right-wing pick in the highest echelon of ...

Twitter’s doubling of character count from 140 to 280 had little impact on length of tweets

Twitter’s decision to double its character count from 140 to 280 characters last year hasn’t dramatically changed the length of Twitter posts. According to new data released by the company this morning, Twitter is still a place for briefer thoughts, with only 1% of tweets hitting the 280-character limit, and only 12% of tweets longer than ...

Twitter publishes tweet archive of Russian and Iranian state-run troll farms

To enable "further research of information operations on Twitter", the company today published a dataset of tweets posted by known Russian and Iranian troll farms.

In line with our strong principles of transparency and with the goal of improving understanding of foreign influence and information campaigns, we are releasing the full, comprehensive archives of the ...

Macaw will curate Twitter for you, help expand your network

Twitter today inserts activity-based tweets into your timeline, alerting you to things like the popular tweets liked by people you follow, or those Twitter accounts that a lot of people in your network have just started to follow. These alerts can be useful, but their timing is sporadic and they can be easily missed. Plus, ...