Android

Twitter for iOS Gets Reverse Chronological Feed With ‘Sparkle’ Button, Coming to Android Soon

Listening to its users, Twitter has finally revived the reverse-chronological feed for iOS devices that will come to Android soon. The original way to tweet is now available as an option along with the current ranked timeline as a toggle which Twitter has called “Sparkle” on top right side of the app for iOS users to switch […]

Internet

Twitter Cracks Down on Cyber Hate

Twitter on Tuesday suspended the account of Richard Spencer, one of the leading voices of the alt-right movement, amid a wider crackdown on hate speech and cyberbullying. It also expanded the use of several existing tools and changed policies to make it easier for users to fight back against abuse and harassment. Twitter suspended the […]

News Updates

Twitter Adds GIF Keyboard Support on Devices Running Android 7.1 Nougat

Twitter seems to be the first to support GIF keyboard on devices running Android 7.1 Nougat. The GIF keyboard support was added by Google in Android 7.1.1 and was promoted as “an update to Nougat.” With the new feature, the GIF images started appearing in the keyboard on supported apps. Google’s Gboard was the first […]

Internet

Prime Minister Modi’s Website Gets a Makeover

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website got a new look on Friday to provide detailed information on the various government initiatives and forge a greater connect with the people. Modi, a firm believer in the use of technology to speed up governance and make government’s work citizen-friendly, tweeted about his new-look website – narendramodi. “My […]

Mobile Updates

Xiaomi to make an ‘exciting announcement’ today

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has just sent out a tweet on its India Twitter account hinting at ‘an exciting announcement’ that is scheduled for tomorrow. What that is, Mi India hasn’t revealed. Users are speculating everything from a Mi Router to Redmi 3 to Mi5i to Mi Band 1s to even Mi TV. Mi India […]

Mobile Operator

Jio’s #UnboxingLYF trends on Twitter!

Jio had just announced the soft launch of its 4G services in December and along with that we also saw the announcement of Reliance Retail’s LYF smartphone brand. Today saw the first unboxing of one of the smartphones from the LYF range called the LYF Earth 1 and so far, fans on Twitter seemed to love […]

Internet

Twitter sued by US widow for giving voice to Islamic State

Twitter is being sued by the widow of an American killed in Jordan who accuses the social media company of giving a voice to Islamic State, adding to the pressure to crack down on online propaganda linked to terrorism. Tamara Fields, a Florida woman whose husband Lloyd died in the Nov. 9 attack on the police […]

Internet

Forget links, Periscope videos will play directly from Twitter

Periscope has been all the hype, with over 100 million broadcasts created since launch. This makes it all that more shocking that Twitter’s live video streaming service hasn’t been fully integrated to the social network. So far Twitter has pretty much served as a middle man that offers a link to Periscope’s own site/app. This changes today… at […]

iOS

Vine Founder Creates Messaging App ‘Peach’ for iOS

Peach, a new messaging app, lets you find your friends and upload gif images, photos, and status updates in your news feed using “magic words”. Available on the Apple App Store, the app looks like Twitter, Slack, and Instagram, and is created by Dom Hoffman, the founder of Vine – a short-form video sharing service […]

Internet

Twitter May Allow Brands to Use Your Tweets in Promotional Campaigns

Social media platform Twitter is said to be developing a way to give brands an access to mentions about their products in everyday users’ tweets that they could use into promotional campaigns. According to a Monday report from Digiday, participating advertisers would be able to cut through the online noise and with the help of […]