Twitter reportedly planning to ban cryptocurrency ads

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 March 2018

Following in the steps of Facebook and Google, Twitter is said to be mulling over a ban on cryptocurrency ads. FULL STORY >


Twitter suspends several accounts for 'tweetdecking'

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 March 2018

Breaching Twitter's new rules, a number of accounts were suspended over the weekend for stealing tweets and spamming in a bid to go viral. FULL STORY >


Twitter's new 280 character limit now official

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 November 2017

The microblogging platform is a little less micro, doubling the character limit for tweets to 280 characters. FULL STORY >


Twitter takes notable step towards political ad transparency

By Staff Writer 25 October 2017

In a big leap forward for transparency, Twitter will now disclose the sources behind advertising campaigns, including for political ads and issue-based ads. FULL STORY >


Twitter details forthcoming measures to fight harassment on its platform

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 October 2017

Following the recent sexual harassment saga on Twitter, the company has outlined what measures it will be taking in coming months. FULL STORY >


Twitter promises new anti-abuse rules following recent boycott

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 October 2017

Following last week Friday's #WomenBoycottTwitter protest, Twitter has said that anti-abuse rules are on the way. FULL STORY >


#WomenBoycottTwitter gains momentum following Rose McGowan's suspension

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 October 2017

In light of recent sexual harassment claims sweeping through Hollywood, Rose McGowan's account suspension by Twitter has prompted an initiative to send a message to the company. FULL STORY >


Twitter adds tool to better find sports-related tweets

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 October 2017

Part of Twitter mobile's new Happening Now tab, users will be able to better find tweets relating to sport events. FULL STORY >


Twitter discloses Russian-linked accounts interfered with US Elections

By Staff Writer 29 September 2017

According to Twitter, 201 Russia-linked accounts have been found spreading misinformation around the 2016 US Election. FULL STORY >


Twitter will not pull Trump’s ‘Declaration of War’

By Staff Writer 26 September 2017

What to do about a tweet threatening to set off a potential nuclear war? According to the Twitter PublicPolicy account, keep it up because it’s newsworthy. FULL STORY >


Twitter is reportedly working on tweetstorm feature

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 September 2017

The feature remains hidden for now, but could be headed for public testing soon. FULL STORY >


Some Netflix tweets point to episode titles for Punisher series

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 August 2017

A few eagle eyed fans have spotted several encoded Netflix tweets that could detail the episode titles for the upcoming Punisher series. FULL STORY >


Ryan Reynolds tweets first image of Domino for Deadpool 2

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 August 2017

The merc with the mouth goes meta when introducing one of the mutants appearing in Deadpool 2. FULL STORY >


Twitter planning to broadcast video content on its platform 24/7

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 April 2017

The social media platform could soon be broadening its horizons to 24/7 programming. FULL STORY >


Twitter Lite here to help save data

By Staff Writer 6 April 2017

For some data concerns remain a major headache, especially when taking into account our local data rates. To help, Twitter has announced Twitter Lite, which is said to minimises data usage and load quickly on slower connections. FULL STORY >

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