Tag Archives: Twitter

Twitter’s iOS app gains Peek and Pop previews

Although you couldn’t tell it by looking at official release notes for Twitter’s version 6.54 update, which make a passing mention of “a few minor updates that you didn’t even know you needed”, the app has finally gained additional 3D Touch goodies in the form of Peek and Pop previews within the app. Before today, […]

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Twitter confirms it’ll stop counting media and @names within the 140-character limit

In perhaps the biggest change to its service since its inception, Twitter on Tuesday announced a bunch of changes meant to distance itself from the controversial 140-character-per-tweet rule. As previously rumored, media links generated by attaching photos, animated GIFs, videos, polls, quoted tweets and direct messages—along with @names in replies—will no longer count toward the […]

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Tweetbot for Mac updated with new Topics feature, Collections support and more

The Tapbots on Thursday issued an update for Tweetbot for Mac, bringing the popular Twitter client to version 2.4. The release brings the new Topics feature over from the recent iOS update, Collections support and other enhancements. As you’ll recall, A Topic is a way to let you quickly Tweet a group of related Tweets without having […]

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Bloomberg: Twitter plans to stop counting photos and links within the 140-character limit

Twitter’s legendary 140-character limit per tweet (which mirrors limits on SMS messages) may not be going away anytime soon even though it was recently lifted from Direct Messages, but that doesn’t mean the company isn’t plotting new ways to help users squeeze more words into tweets. As reported by Bloomberg, citing a person familiar with the […]

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Twitter finally brings Moments, Polls and integrated GIF search to Mac app

Twitter introduced both polls in tweets and a Moments feature for discovering trending stories back in October 2015. Additionally, Twitter for iOS has had the GIF search feature since February 2016. Although Moments, Polls and integrated GIF Search have been available on the web at twitter.com and via Twitter’s mobile application for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, it wasn’t […]

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LogDog for iOS lets you monitor the security of your online accounts

LogDog, a service originally made popular on the Android platform for keeping your various online accounts safe from unauthorized activity, is now launching for iOS. With LogDog, you can actively monitor your online accounts and keep an eye on where the most recent logins came from, what operating system and web browser was used, and […]

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Twitter will live-stream Thursday Night Football broadcasts worldwide in the next season

Twitter has managed to sign an important deal with the National Football League giving it rights to exclusively live-stream as many as ten Thursday Night Football broadcasts worldwide in the next season, the companies said today. According to Variety, Twitter will carry the games broadcast by NBC and CBS, to be simulcast on the NFL Network, […]

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