All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Twitter’

Twitter Announces Autoplay Video, Defines What Constitutes a ‘Play’

Twitter Announces Autoplay Video, Defines What Constitutes a ‘Play’

Twitter is taking the plunge already taken by fellow social networks Facebook and Instagram. Starting today, autoplay videos are coming to Twitter. This has been a long time coming for Twitter, which has been debating the merits of autoplay for a while now. Of course, offering autoplay video is a great selling point for potential advertisers – but many users …

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Reports Suggest Dorsey Likely To Remain Twitter CEO

Last week, Twitter announced that CEO Dick Costolo is stepping down on July 1. The official word is that co-founder and original CEO Jack Dorsey, who is also the CEO of Square, will return to the role in the interim while Twitter’s board conducts a search for a permanent replacement. Based on responses Dorsey gave to questions about the subject, …

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Is Dorsey’s Role As Twitter CEO Really Just Interim?

On Thursday, Twitter announced that CEO Disk Costolo is stepping down on July 1, and that co-founder Jack Dorsey will step in as interim CEO as the board of directors conducts a search for a permanent replacement. The way in which Dorsey answered questions following the announcement, however, leaves some room for speculation about just how interim his position will …

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Dick Costolo Is Stepping Down As Twitter CEO

Well, I suppose it was only a matter of time. People have been calling for his ouster for quite a while, but the other top brass at Twitter has always had his back. Either way, Twitter just announced that Dick Costolo will step down as CEO on July 1. Costolo will remain on the company’s board of directors, and co-founder …

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Twitter Is Dropping the 140-Character Limit On DMs!

Twitter Is Dropping the 140-Character Limit On DMs!

I don’t often use exclamation points in the titles of articles (even when they’re about Yahoo), but this one felt warranted. Is there anything more annoying about Twitter’s usability than that blasted 140-character limit on DMs? Well, maybe the inability to delete a tweet that includes a typo, but other than that, I think the DM limit takes the cake. …

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Twitter Launches Installed App Category Targeting

Twitter announced a new targeting options for advertisers on Wednesday: installed app category targeting. This enables advertisers with apps to reach users based on the categories of apps they have installed on their device, or in which Twitter thinks they’ll have interest. Advertisers can use the option to find new audiences that will likely have interest in the category their …

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Twitter Makes It Easier to Block a Bunch of Users at the Same Time

Twitter has just made another move in its uphill battle to curb abuse on the site. The social network is now making it easier to block a whole swath of users in a single blow. Blocking users is one of the main ways people deal with abuse and harassment on Twitter – and though it’s not always effective (users create …

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Vine Gets Search Improvements

Twitter seems to be much more interested in giving its users a better search experience these days. It recently launched a revamped search experience for Twitter.com. Now its Vine mobile apps are getting a search upgrade. The company announced today that you’ll now be able to go to the explore tab, enter a word, phrase, or account, and get actual …

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Twitter Changes How Tweet Pages Display Conversations

About two years ago, Twitter made some changes to how conversations are displayed in the timeline. To refresh your memory: Now, they’re making some changes to how conversations are displayed on the actual tweet page. “Conversations surrounding a Tweet, particularly if they’ve sparked lots of replies and disparate conversations, can be hard to follow,” says product manager Akarshan Kumar. “So, …

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How To Use Twitter’s New Partner Marketplace To Find Help For Your Business

Twitter announced the launch of its new Official Partner Program, which it says will help businesses achieve better results “on Twitter and beyond”. What products do you currently use to get more out of Twitter? Let us know in the comments. Twitter already had its Twitter Certified Program, which it launched back in 2012. The goal of that was to …

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Kylie Jenner Says the Joke is On You All

Kylie Jenner has been laughed at and chided for some of the things she says and posts on social media. Recently the KUWTK star caused waves in the media when she posted a picture that followed the conspiracy theory that airplane condensation trails (contrails) are actually “chemtrails” sprayed by some corporate entity to kill bees. The picture showed a blue …

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Twitter Gives Businesses Audience Insights

Twitter just announced the launch of a new tool to help advertisers better understand key audiences for their ads on Twitter. It’s called Audience Insights, and lets you discover information about your followers and people who have engaged with your tweets organically. The offering also enables advertisers to identify new and relevant audiences to target for future campaigns. There’s a …

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