Category Archives: Twitter Tools

Twitter Developers Attempting To Fix Gaps In Hateful Content Violations

Twitter Developers Attempting To Fix Gaps In Hateful Content Violations by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, November 9, 2022 Twitter developers have been working to combat hateful content on the platform, even more so since Elon Musk acquired the company and became the CEO. “We’ve not only mitigated the recent surge in harmful behavior, but have reduced … Continue reading Twitter Developers Attempting To Fix Gaps In Hateful Content Violations

What Elon Musk gets wrong about free speech, Twitter bots, and content moderation

  By Filippo Menczer October 28, 2022 Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter on October 27, 2022, has triggered renewed debate about what it means for the future of the social media platform, which plays an important role in determining the news and information many people—especially Americans—are exposed to.     In addition to expanding Twitter’s … Continue reading What Elon Musk gets wrong about free speech, Twitter bots, and content moderation

Twitter finally starts rolling out the edit button, but US users will have to wait

Twitter finally starts rolling out the edit button, but US users will have to wait Twitter Blue subscribers in Canada, Australia and New Zealand will get the feature first. K. Holt @krisholt   Dado Ruvic / reuters After years of users begging Twitter for an edit button, they’re finally getting their wish. The company is … Continue reading Twitter finally starts rolling out the edit button, but US users will have to wait

Twitter Launches Location Spotlight, Builds Business Directory Into Platform

Twitter Launches Location Spotlight, Builds Business Directory Into Platform by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, August 4, 2022 Local businesses with a Twitter presence may now have a good reason to set up a Professional Account. The company on Thursday announced a feature called Location Spotlight that puts business information like physical location at the top of the … Continue reading Twitter Launches Location Spotlight, Builds Business Directory Into Platform

Twitter tests e-commerce waters with new feature for in-app purchases

Experimental Twitter Shops lets brands display up to 50 items which users can buy Danny Goodwin on March 14, 2022 A new Twitter feature would put the company in competition with social e-commerce giants like TikTok and Instagram. Called Twitter Shops, the experimental feature lets brands who create a shop can curate up to 50 … Continue reading Twitter tests e-commerce waters with new feature for in-app purchases

New Audio Feature from Twitter Shows the Value of Combining Voice and Digital

Julien Rio July 26, 2020 Credit: Shutterstock Twitter has introduced a new feature that will allow users to tweet with voice messages. A single voice tweet will capture up to 140 seconds of audio, and a thread will be automatically arranged as you keep speaking. These tweets will be available in the user’s timeline alongside … Continue reading New Audio Feature from Twitter Shows the Value of Combining Voice and Digital