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If you don’t “use” Twitter (and by that I mean tweet, retweet, favorite, and follow people) or had no intention of signing up, visiting served no purpose. Until now. is now useful for people who don’t really want to jump headfirst into the whole Twitter experience. Of course, Twitter hopes that its homepage redesign will lure new users …

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Twitter Changes Its Font, Makes Other Updates

Twitter has just announced a few changes to, most notably a revert back to its old font after a brief stint trying out a new one. At the end of May, Twitter quietly changed the font on from the ubiquitous Helvetica Neue to Gotham. The change resulted in some backlash, as evidenced by many of the replies to …

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Twitter Now Sending Out “Best-of” Emails

Don’t have time to waste time on Twitter? Now you can keep up with all of the people you follow with a “best-of” weekly email from Twitter. The micro-blogging service will now be sending out weekly email digests that will feature a summary of your Twitter stream. Popular tweets by the people you are connected with on Twitter will be …

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Twitter’s New Log-out Page Promotes Mobile Apps

Wednesday, Twitter launched a brand new homepage for users before they log-in. The emphasis on the new homepage is to “follow your interests,” as Twitter wants to engage new users to be frequent, active users.  Twitter has now updated their log-out page to promote the use of Twitter on the go with mobile apps. When you log out of Twitter …

Read More Users Get New Hovercards Feature

Twitter has introduced a new feature for called Hovercards. These are simply little windows that pop up when you hover over any name on your timeline.

It’s important to note that a lot of people use Twitter through different applications and never even see Twitter’s actual site. It is nice to see that Twitter recognizes that people do still use

Hovercards display information like name, profile pic, location, whether or not you follow them, verified user info, etc.

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The Use Of Twitter By The Teen Demographic

Yeah, yeah, yeah—I’m sure we can all name some anecdotal evidence of teens who either hate Twitter or who can’t get off it. But by and large, according to a new Nielsen report, teens just aren’t on Twitter.

Or are they? The chart from the report looks at users on (as opposed to on phones or desktop clients):

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