Twitter doesn’t notify users when you take screenshots of their fleets. You can take screenshots of anyone’s fleets without having to worry about them knowing. On the flip side, however, this means you won’t get a notification when someone screenshots your fleets. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for more […]
Fleets on Twitter are about six seconds long by default, but you can also add videos up to 30 seconds long. If you try to upload a video that’s longer than 30 seconds, you’ll have to cut a 30 second clip out of the video to use in your fleet. […]
To post a fleet on Twitter, open the mobile app and tap “Add” in the top-left corner. You can also attach an existing tweet to a fleet by opening that tweet’s Share menu. When you post a fleet, you’ll have the choice to upload a picture, video, or just use […]
You can limit replies to your tweets on Twitter so that only those you follow, or only those you mention in the tweet, can respond. Before this new feature, users could only limit who could reply to their tweets by putting privacy settings on their entire account. Visit Business Insider’s […]
You can make Twitter appear in dark mode to set a dark background with white text, save your battery, and possibly reduce eye strain. You can find dark mode in the Settings and Privacy menu on the desktop site and mobile app. Twitter allows you to choose between “Dim,” which […]
You can log into multiple Twitter accounts at once and switch among them easily on both the mobile app and website. To add a Twitter account to the website, click your avatar at the bottom left of the web page and choose to “Add an existing account.” To add a […]
You can add alt text to images on Twitter to aid visually impaired users encountering your tweets. You can add alt text using the Twitter mobile app by tapping the +ALT button in the corner of the image before posting the tweet. In a web browser, you can add alt […]
You can find Drafts on Twitter to continue editing previously composed tweets on the Twitter app. You can save a tweet to your drafts folder and access it later to finish typing it or delete it. Saving to your drafts is only an option on the Twitter app – you’re […]
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[credit provider=””>Matt Rosoff Business Insider”] Officially, Twitter doesn’t do video, relying instead on third-party services. That may soon change, according to Mike Isaac of AllThingsD, who reports that Twitter has just bought Vine, a tiny video-sharing startup.Today, if you want to tweet a video to your followers, you can post […]
Flipboard just revealed a new product that could well save the company: a social catalogue for shopping.
[credit provider=”HootSuite”] HootSuite today announced that it has acquired Seesmic, the maker of a competing tool for managing Twitter accounts.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
[credit provider=”Robert Scoble”] Mike McCue recently gave up his Twitter board seat. He runs a startup that could be viewed as a competitor, Flipboard. Flipboard is an iPad news reader.Twitter has been vocal about its money-making efforts. It’s expected to generate $1 billion in 2014.
[credit provider=”Twitter/@ragythomas” url=”https://twitter.com/ragythomas”] A few weeks ago, when Twitter announced stricter rules for what app developers could—and could not—do on Twitter, it set off a firestorm of complaints (and the launch of a competitor).But there’s a flipside to that, says the CEO of one of Twitter’s first 12 certified partners.
Everyone in Silicon Valley is talking about Twitter’s new rules for developers. Here’s the thing: Pretty much everyone in tech or media is a Twitter developer these days.
Twitter just announced a bunch of changes to the systems developers depend on to create apps based on the real-time information service.