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Twitter Tests Threaded Replies and Online Status Indicators by @MattGSouthern

Twitter gave users a sneak peek at some changes that are in the works, including comment threads and the ability to see when someone is online. Sara Haider, Twitter’s director of product management, showed off these new features by tweeting a couple screenshots. Haider says these changes are being considered in an effort to make […]

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Twitter Kills Off Third-Party App Features by @MattGSouthern

Twitter has restricted access to APIs, which effectively kills off certain key features in popular third-party apps. Most notably, third-party apps have lost the ability to deliver push notifications and refresh the timeline automatically. Unofficial Twitter apps can still send notifications to users, but they will now be delayed. In addition, refreshing the timeline to […]

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How to Create Twitter Lists & 5 Genius Ideas for Using Them by @alextachalova

Twitter lists are a wonderful feature – one that’s often overlooked by marketers, even though Twitter lists been around since 2009. Lists help you spend your time more effectively on Twitter because you can more easily find, monitor, and interact with the right people. Like any list, Twitter lists are practical and useful. This simple yet […]

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Millions of Twitter Followers Lost After Crackdown on Fake Accounts by @MattGSouthern

Prominent Twitter users have collectively lost over a million followers as a result of federal and state inquiries into fake accounts. Entertainers, entrepreneurs, athletes, and media figures have all lost a significant number of followers. One thing they have in common is many of them bought followers from a company called Devumi. Twitter has vowed […]

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Twitter Makes it Easy to Send Tweetstorms With New Threads Feature by @MattGSouthern

Twitter has a new feature that makes it easy to automatically publish multiple tweets in a row. Strings of multiple tweets in a row are commonly referred to as “tweetstorms,” but Twitter prefers to call it “threading.” Hundreds of thousands of threads are tweeted every day, the company says. If you have more to say […]