Twitter Testing Voice Tweets on iOS

Recognizing that text doesn’t always convey the nuances someone may be feeling, Twitter is testing voice tweets.

Twitter Testing ‘Fleets’: Disappearing Tweets

In an effort to better compete with Instagram and Snapchat, Twitter is testing a new feature called “Fleets.”

Twitter Fixes Serious Vulnerability in Android Client

Twitter announced Friday that it has patched a serious vulnerability in the official Twitter client for Android. According to the announcement on the company’s blog, the bug “could allow a bad actor to see nonpublic account information or to control…

Twitter Adds Features Making Embedding Easy

Twitter has made it easier to add rich, responsive Tweet displays directly to your website or CMS. There are now 3 options: 1. Factory Functions – Allows you to easily generate timelines for any web app. 2. oEmbed API –…

Zac Efron Posted an … Interesting MLK Day Tweet

Zac Efron was garetful for two things on Monday, and he decided to put them both in the same tweet. One was the late, great Martin Luther King Jr., and the other was … An Instagram follower milestone? “I’m grateful…

Twitter Killed the Favorite, Now It Needs a Save Button

Twitter just killed the favorite – the star you’ve known and loved for years – and replaced it with a “like” in the form of a heart. Does it change a whole lot? Probably not. Fav’ing wasn’t the most important…

Twitter Favorites Are Dead, Now You Must “Like” Tweets with a Heart

The Twitter favorite, the star, is dead. Twitter has decided to swap favorites for “likes” and stars for hearts on both its main platform and on Vine. Now, Twitter’s three main properties – Twitter proper, Vine, and Periscope – will…

Deleted Politician Tweets Site, Which Twitter Blocked, Now Preserved on Internet Archive

When Twitter decided to kill API access to Politwoops and Diplotwoops, sites the archived the deleted tweets of politicians across the world, it was a pretty big blow to transparency. “Imagine how nerve-racking – terrifying, even – tweeting would be…

Twitter Kills Sites Across the World That Archived Politicians’ Deleted Tweets

One of the biggest operations for preserving politicians’ deleted tweets has been shut down. The Open State Foundation say that Twitter has cut off its API access for its Politwoops and Diplotwoops sites. The sites were simple – they just…

What Does Google’s New Tweet Section Mean For You?

Google and Twitter have been teasing us with a new integration of tweets into Google search results for months, but this week they finally made the official announcement. Real-time tweets are now showing in Google search results on mobile devices…

Google Puts Real-Time Tweets in Mobile Search Results

Earlier this year, Google and Twitter made nice and struck a deal to bring more tweets to Google search results. Today, the fruits of said deal are going live on mobile. Of course, it’s not as if you couldn’t surface…

People Who Tweet While Driving Are Doing It ‘All the Time’, God Help Us

AT&T has been running its “It Can Wait” campaign for a few years now, shining a light on the country’s continued problem with distracted driving. Every so often it puts out a survey and every time the result come back…

Scott Walker’s Twitter Team Needs to Get Its Sh*t Together

Though he hasn’t made a formal declaration, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is going to throw his hat in the ring for the 2016 Presidential race eventually. But before he does that, his social media team really needs to get its…

‘2 Drunk 2 Care’ Tweeter Gets 24 Years for Fatal Crash

Kayla Mendoza, the Florida woman who sent an infamous string of tweets before causing fatal car crash back in 2013, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison. According to police, Mendoza went out for margaritas after work and at…

Twitter Deploys New Algorithm to Fight Abuse

Twitter has a known and admitted problem with abusive content – one that truly embodies the phrase “no silver bullet.” How do you stop people from harassing others? How do you prevent people from tweeting abusive content? You can’t ban…

ESPN’s Britt McHenry Should Be Fired, Says Twitter

According to a growing number of Twitter users, ESPN reporter Britt McHenry deserves a steeper punishment than a brief suspensions. The hastag #FireBrittMcHenry has surged in popularity, as people continue to scold the reporter for her actions, as well as…

Clorox Washes ‘Racist’ Bleach Joke

Clorox has become the latest in a long line of companies to say something dumb on Twitter. It won’t be the last. Looking to piggyback on all the chatter surrounding the new Apple emojis, which made their debut earlier this…

Twitter Adds Comment Feature To Retweets

You know how before when you retweeted something, it just tweeted out the exact tweet you were retweeting unless you quoted it yourself and added something that the 140-character limit would allow you to squeeze in? Twitter is now making…

Twitter Ads, Coming Soon to Your Profile

One of Twitter’s main goals – just like Facebook or any other social network – is the find that perfect balance between advertising and a pleasant user experience. That’s why the company is reportedly torn on whether or not to…

Kanye West Is Tweeting Naked Photos of Kim Kardashian

Hi. What are y’all up to this afternoon? Kanye West has spent the last hour or so tweeting out mostly naked photos of his wife, Kim Kardashian. I’M SO LUCKY pic.twitter.com/8rB3T0Hl6b — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) March 16, 2015 CONGRATS BABY…