Twitter has been around for quite some time, and the 140-character limit on tweets has been there right out of the gate. It was meant to make it easier to send tweets through a standard text message back when the service launched, but ever since apps took over, there’s been call for change.
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Just a few days ago, one of the most popular third-party Twitter apps for Android, Fenix, was pulled from the Google Play Store because the app had reached its token limit.
Now, thanks to some help from Twitter itself, the app has made its triumphant return to the digital store shelves. Developer mvilla has ... Read More »
Another great Twitter app bit the dust this weekend, as Fenix appears to have run out of tokens after topping 100,000 users.
Normally, as an app developer, knowing that 100,000 people are using your app is fantastic news. But for Twitter app developers, not so much. Twitter has a policy in place that only allows 100,000 ... Read More »
This past week had the Internet buzzing about reports that Twitter would be ditching its classic chronological timeline and instead opting for a new timeline powered by algorithms that would order tweets based on what the algorithm thinks you’re most interested in. Some were cautiously curious about the idea, but most ... Read More »
Stop everything you’re doing, jump on Twitter and get ready to hit the follow button: Android Wear is officially on Twitter.
What, exactly, took so long for Android Wear to finally get a Twitter account of its very own? Who knows. And what, exactly, will the account be used for? Who knows. We know ... Read More »
According to multiple reports, Twitter is planning to fundamentally change its social networking service in March by increasing its arbitrary 140-character limit to 10,000. In an effort to retain the same look and feel within Twitter, users would need to click to expand Tweets that are longer than 140 characters.
After the initial news hit the web, ... Read More »
A lot of people were angry that Twitter changed the favorite action with the star icon to the “like” with a heart icon. Why there was such a strong reaction to a change in icon, we’ll never know. But it looks like the change has been working out well for Twitter.
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Favoriting something with a star is a big commitment, you know? We just don’t know if we can commit to making something our favorite. And the smiley faces for Vine? It’s just too much And that’s what we’ve had to do with Twitter and Vine, which featured star symbols as a “favorite” and smileys for ... Read More »
For those that have seen polls on Twitter, but have been miffed at the fact that the feature isn’t available for everyone to use, Twitter has good news.
On Wednesday, October 21, Twitter officially announced that over the coming days, the social network will be rolling out polls for everyone to use. As Twitter points ... Read More »
At Twitter, the team is constantly looking for new ways to keep users engaged. The company recently rolled out Highlights and While You Were Away features that help bring users up to speed with relevant content that they may have missed while not using Twitter for longer periods of time. Now the company ... Read More »