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Twitter will no longer count @names or media attachments as part of the 140-character limit; the '.@' requirement to reach all followers will be dropped; and users will be able to retweet themselves.
As part of a move to make its platform more user-friendly and increase engagement, Twitter may soon stop counting photos and links towards the 140-character limit for tweets.
EE has taken a swing at rival mobile network, Three, by getting one of its adverts banned in the UK, and then proceeding to mock the network on Twitter, by making fun of its advertising campaign.
Periscope is adding drone streaming, archiving of streams and a new search feature to its live streaming service, promising that the features will arrive in the coming weeks.
In a move that will please data privacy advocates, Twitter has declined to further its involvement with the US intelligence community and their access to Dataminr, a widely used analytics platform.
Sharing your thoughts with the world could get easier, as tests are underway on a new UI for Twitter. The popular social networking app could soon feature tabs, an easier navigation system and an FAB.
If you've been trying to access Twitter from your mobile or computer, you'll notice that the service is failing to load or post tweets. The service outage occurred within the past 30 minutes.
Twitter has updated its app for iOS and Android, making it easier to share tweets via Direct Message. The new button will arrive in an update that is scheduled to roll out today.
Microsoft has once again sent out a refresher of all the apps that will be coming in the Universal Windows App format in the near future, in addition to some new apps that were previously missing.
Move over Cortana - Microsoft has a new artificial intelligence called 'Tay', and she's ready - and eager - to chat with you right now on Twitter. The more you talk, the smarter she gets.
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, has announced that the company is to keep its 140-character limit for Tweets, whilst also reiterating the policies of the site in regards to harassment.
Twitter has announced that from April 15, it will terminate support on Windows for its TweetDeck application - a favorite among power users - directing users to switch to TweetDeck on the web instead.
Twitter has updated their Universal Windows app, bringing an all-new look and feel to the app for Windows 10 Mobile. Previously, Twitter's UWP app was only available for desktop.
Tech companies including Facebook and Microsoft have filed legal briefs supporting Apple's fight against the US government regarding backdoor implementation. They say it sets a dangerous precedent.
An ever-controversial musician/entrepreneur, Kanye West has put his foot in it again on Twitter, accidentally posting evidence of searching for torrents, and sparking a feud with EDM artist Deadmau5.
Terrorist group ISIS has threatened Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after suspending their accounts, promising to fight back and counter their attacks against them.
Twitter is on a roll with new features today. Users can now begin recording and sharing video through Twitter. The update will begin rolling out on Android and iOS starting today.
Twitter is rolling out a new GIF search feature for people using the Twitter app or the web site. The option to add a GIF to a tweet will have a dedicated button when composing a tweet.
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In a blog post today, Twitter has announced that it is beginning to roll out changes to its timeline, prioritizing 'important' tweets, but it's not replacing the standard chronological timeline.
In a wide-ranging discussion, the former Microsoft CEO also discussed his Twitter investment, his charitable work, and revealed that he meets with Satya Nadella 4 to 5 times a year to brainstorm.
Twitter is reportedly planning to introduce a new timeline feature that arranges tweets on what an algorithm think a user wants to see. This sparked flak from users, with many complaints going around.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore let people know he was in Japan via Twitter, but the Internet was more concerned about him using an iPhone. Naturally, there was a perfectly good explanation for this.
A top team of executives is leaving Twitter as soon as today. The company is losing its VPs of media, engineering and product development, while hiring a new head for its PR division.
Sina Weibo, the Chinese alternative for Twitter, has announced that it is raising the limit for messages on its social network from 140 characters to a rumored maximum of 2000 characters.
Google's head of ideas explains how the online fight against ISIS and other terror groups may yield easy short-term wins, as ISIS users are neither technologically savvy nor as numerous as claimed.
If you've been experiencing difficulties trying to access Twitter today, you're not alone - the network has acknowledged that there may be issues connecting for some users, but it's working on a fix.
The widow of an American man killed in Jordan is suing Twitter in a federal court, claiming that the social media platform willingly gave a voice to ISIS militants.
Twitter is reportedly building an advertising system that will turn positive tweets of people to companies into ads. It is a new method to gather more genuine feedback from users of services.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has indicated that the company will abolish its 140-character limitation after a recent report that the company may allow up to 10,000 characters per tweet.
A new report claims that Twitter is looking to increase the character limit per tweet from 140 characters, to 10,000. These changes are expected to arrive by the end of March.
Twitter has announced an updated rules page in its latest attempt to stem abuse on the platform. The new rules include more actions which could lead in a ban from the service.
A hacking collective calling itself 'Phantom Squad' has had its Twitter account suspended, shortly after claiming responsibility for a recent outage that affected Microsoft's Xbox Live network.
Following the San Bernardino shooting earlier this month, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will soon look at the social media history of those applying for a visa to enter the United States.
After Facebook's implementation earlier this year, Twitter has begun notifying users who have potentially been the target of state-sponsored attacks against their accounts.
Twitter has improved the way pictures are displayed on their website. Users will no longer have to expand posts to view the image in full, and photos uploaded in batch are easier to view as well.
The #YearOnTwitter site includes highlights of the biggest trends and most popular content from 2015, including world events that got people talking, top tech topics, and the tweets with the most RTs.
While 'hearting' a tweet rolled out for everyone just two weeks ago, a user on Twitter has discovered that it will soon be possible to 'like' tweets in a number of different ways through emojis.
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As reported two months ago by Neowin, Twitter has rolled out the change to Favorite, now calling it Like instead. The old yellow star is also gone, getting replaced by a red heart icon.
Just a few days after Jack Dorsey got seated as Twitter's new and permanent CEO, a wave of employee dismissals are reportedly planned. This is reputedly Dorsey's plan to refocus the company.
Just 24 hours after Jack Dorsey took over as Twitter's CEO, a major new feature, Moments has launched for US users of Twitter. Moments allow users to follow events and get updates on them.
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Twitter has expanded the 'Buy Now' service, allowing more merchants to take part in the program. This allows customers the ability to buy products without leaving the Twitter application.
Last night, tweets from the official Call of Duty Twitter account detailed a fake terrorist attack in Singapore as part of a failed marketing attempt, resulting in a major backlash from fans.
Edward Snowden, the man who exposed the US government's secrets to the world, has joined Twitter and is currently following the NSA, the agency accused of spying on citizens.
Sources have stated that Twitter are investigating new methods to increase the character count in public tweets, as part of an ongoing effort to widen the service's user base.