Twitter Finally Launches Message Button Announced 2 Years Ago

Twitter announced the launch of a new private message feature that lets you easily share a tweet via direct message. Users will start seeing a new “Message” button on tweets for this purpose. Twitter actually announced this all the way…

Twitter CEO Says Twitter Will Stay 140 Characters

Earlier this year, reports emerged that Twitter was readying the launch of longer tweets. They would eliminate the 140-character limit and expand it to possibly 10,000 characters, the rumors said. Shortly after this began making waves in the media (and…

Twitter’s Algorithmic Timeline Is Now The Default

Twitter announced its new algorithmic timeline in February. With rumors of its launch leading up to its actual release, you would have thought that Twitter was going to virtually melt down. Users freaked out about the pending change as so…

Twitter for Windows 10 Goes Mobile

Last summer, Twitter launched a new experience for Windows 10. It included live tiles, multiple photo tweets, animated GIFs, Vine playback, previews for tweets with photos, vine videos, and other content in the home timeline, and the ability to share…

Twitter Moments Go AMP

Twitter launched Moments last year as a way for users to quickly see stories in way that highlights important tweets and various other media posted to Twitter. Twitter has considered Moments to be a major initiative in its ongoing effort…

Helpful Tips For Using Twitter For Business

Twitter is giving businesses some tips for “devising effective Twitter content” in light of its recently announced timeline option. Do you think the new option is of benefit to businesses? Discuss. In case you missed it, last month, Twitter announced…

Twitter Improves Embedded Timeline For Websites

Twitter announced that it will soon launch an updated embedded timeline feature that better takes advantage of some of Twitter’s newer features. It will also provide an overall better user experience. It will use responsive design and support new media…

Twitter Launches Fabric Mobile App

Twitter launched its developer platform Fabric in 2014, and today gave developers a dedicated Fabric mobile app for both iOS and Android. With the app, developers can keep an eye on what’s happening with their own apps and get notifications…

Twitter Gives Businesses Helpful New Customer Service Tools

Study after study has shown that businesses are really bad at social media customer service. There are certainly exceptions, but on the whole, businesses just suck at responding to people on Facebook and Twitter. Both social media platforms have introduced…

Everyone’s Down on Twitter. Should Businesses Be?

Twitter reported its Q4 and full-year financials on Wednesday, and while they met or exceeded expectations on revenue and earnings, user growth stalled and threw up a huge red flag for investors. The company’s shares have plummeted to the lowest…

Twitter Earnings Out, User Growth Stalled

Twitter just released its financials for the fourth quarter, meeting Wall Street expectations on revenue and beating on earnings per share ($710 million and 16 cents respectively). However, the company failed to make an impact on its biggest area of…

Twitter: New Timeline Should Benefit Businesses

On Wednesday, Twitter confirmed reports of a new algorithmic timeline, but stressed that to enable it, users have to do so themselves in settings. In other words, the sky hasn’t fallen as many Twitter users would have had us all…

Twitter’s New Timeline Is Here (And You Have To Activate It Yourself)

Over the weekend, reports emerged that Twitter was readying a new algorithmic timeline that would come as soon as this week. Users freaked out for fear that Twitter was going to mess with their user experience. As things often do…

Twitter Announces New ‘First View’ Video Ads

Twitter announced a new video ad offering called First View. This enables marketers to reach Twitter audiences as soon as they open the service. “Each day, millions of people come to Twitter to engage in conversations about their passions and…

Reported Twitter Feature That People Don’t Have To Use Freaks Said People Out

On Saturday, BuzzFeed reported that Twitter is planning to introduce a new algorithmic timeline, and that this could happen as soon as this week. According to that, the timeline would reorder tweets based on what Twitter’s algorithm thinks users want…

Twitter Gives Some Users New GIF Feature

Twitter appears to be testing a new feature in its mobile apps (at least on Android) that gives users a way to quickly access GIFs to share with their followers. Some are seeing a GIF icon appear between the camera…

Twitter Rolls Out New Home Timeline On Mobile Web

Twitter announced that it is rolling out a new home timeline to people in 23 countries when they go to Twitter.com from their mobile devices. These countries include: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Kenya, India, Indonesia, Italy,…

Some Twitter Users Don’t See Ads

Some Twitter users see fewer ads than most of us. Some don’t even see any at all. This has been going on for months. That is according to Peter Kafka at Re/code, who spoke with sources at Twitter. He writes…

Periscope Gets A Big Upgrade For Marketing

It was only a matter of time. Periscope live streams (and recordings) can now be played right inside of Twitter – from the timeline. This presents more opportunities for businesses to gain visibility and better utilize this tool, which has…

Twitter Opens ‘Flight School’ To All Marketers

Twitter has a free online education program called Flight School, which the company just announced is now open to all advertisers around the world in 16 languages. Flight School was originally launched in 2014 for agencies. In the meantime, 1,500…