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Julian Assange Joins Twitter

on February 15, 2017 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Julian Assange Joins Twitter

Julian Assange, the founder and publisher of WikiLeaks has finally Tweeted from his personal account. Assange actually signed up to Twitter on October 2011 but never sent his first Tweet until February 14, 2017. You can follow Julian Assange on Twitter at @julianassange Whilst Julian is still an Australian Citizen – he has been seeking […]

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Twitter Shuts Down Vine

on January 19, 2017 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Shuts Down Vine

Back in 2012 – Twitter purchased Vine for $30 Million USD as they attempted to work their way into the growing market of short video. Whilst Vine was able to attract many users, Twitter was never really successful in monetising Vine videos and in a way became a technical burden on the company. However larger players such […]

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Twitter Turns 10 Years Old

on March 21, 2016 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Turns 10 Years Old

Today Twitter turns 10 years old. The site has come a long way in the past 10 years, but as the technology industry is constantly changing and with stiff competition – Twitter always needs to look at ways to improve the service. Here are some key points for you to know about Twitter: In Q5 […]

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Twitter Rolls Out New Rules To Protect Users And Stop Abuse

on December 30, 2015 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Rolls Out New Rules To Protect Users And Stop Abuse

Twitter has rolled out a number of new rules and policies aiming to make the service more friendly and further encourage freedom of expression. These new policies include: 1. Blocking accounts for a period of time or indefinitely 2. Phone and Email verification 3. Asking users to delete offensive tweets before they can use the […]

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Twitter Introduces New Polling Feature

on November 10, 2015 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Introduces New Polling Feature

Twitter have recently announced they now support a native polling feature for users. Introducing Twitter Polls: Previously people tried to run polls using the ReTweet and Favourite buttons, however this type of polling wouldn’t produce accurate results. All users including those in Australia are now able to create their own polls via the Twitter website […]

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Twitter Removes 140 Character Limit For Direct Messages

on August 12, 2015 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Removes 140 Character Limit For Direct Messages

Today we see Twitter has removed the 140 character limit in Direct Messages. Their apps for iOS and Android have also been updated to remove the character limit in DMs. We have seen many new ‘messaging apps’ become more and more popular thesedays, such as: WhatsApp Facebook Messenger Wickr Telegram BlackBerry Messenger (for iOS and […]

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Twitter Reaches 288 Million Monthly Active Users, Growth Slows

on February 7, 2015 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Reaches 288 Million Monthly Active Users, Growth Slows

Twitter has announced in their latest earnings call that users growth for the service has increased 4 million over the last quarter as the social network now has 288 million monthly active users worldwide. Many people are speculating that Twitter’s growth has stalled, only adding 4 million new active members over the past 3 months […]

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Twitter Introduces ‘Mute Button’ To Free Up Your Timeline

on May 27, 2014 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Introduces 'Mute Button' To Free Up Your Timeline

Follow people on Twitter who tweet too much? But don’t have the heart to unfollow them? Recently annonced in a blog post, Twitter has released a new feature where you can ‘Mute’ people you follow, and their tweets will no longer show up in your timeline. To mute a user, goto their profile, click on […]

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Twitter To Shut Down Their Music App

on March 24, 2014 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter To Shut Down Their Music App

Less than 1 year ago, we reported that Twitter launched their own Music app for IOS which gives you music recommendations from your friends and people you follow. Twitter have announced that they will be shutting down the service and the application will stop working on April 18. Twitter confirmed the closure in the following […]

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Twitter IPO Sees Stock Price up 72%

on November 8, 2013 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter IPO Sees Stock Price up 72%

Twitter made a grand entrance on their Wall Street debut with shares from the initial public offering (IPO) price of $26 USD shooting up to over $50 USD at one stage in late trading. At the end of the day, the stock closed with a one-day gain of 73 percent at $44.90USD. Twitter offered 70 […]

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