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Topic: Twitter

PopKey GIF keyboard for iOS 8 debuts, Tweetbot adds support for iPhone 6 & interactive notifications

10/01/2014, 02:10 pm

Users looking to get the most out of their newly updated iOS 8 device can download a pair of apps that were made available Wednesday: the PopKey keyboard for convenient access to animated GIF images, and Tweetbot with support for the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus displays as well as interactive notifications.

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Inside iOS App Extensions: Apple opens up social Share Sheets to third parties

07/07/2014, 05:07 am

At WWDC, Apple unveiled a new App Extension architecture for both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. Here's how the new feature enables new and existing web services to extend iOS and OS X to support social sharing of documents, websites, photos and other media.

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Twitter updated with new reply & photo options, Voicemail + offers message transcription

01/29/2014, 03:01 pm

Microblogging service Twitter on Wednesday updated their official iOS app to give users new ways to reply to tweets and interact with photos on the service, while U.K. residents pining for a replacement Apple's Visual Voicemail have a new option in Voicemail +.

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Apple's Phil Schiller plugs security report showing 99% of mobile malware targets Android

01/21/2014, 03:01 pm

Apple's marketing chief took to Twitter on Tuesday to promote the 2014 edition of Cisco's Annual Security Report, presumably in a bid to draw attention to the report's finding that 99 percent of mobile device-targeted malware is directed at Android.

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Apple products at top of holiday gift wish lists on Twitter

12/17/2013, 06:12 pm

An analysis of select tweets shows Apple's iPhone, iPad, iPod and MacBook are all in the top-ten most-mentioned items ahead of Christmas, hinting at strong holiday shopping demand for the products.

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Topsy purchase gives Apple access to Twitter data Google doesn't have

12/03/2013, 08:12 am

While the exact purpose behind Apple's newly announced acquisition of social media data firm Topsy remains unknown, the acquired company is one of a handful of firms with access to exclusive data from Twitter the likes of which Google does not have.

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Apple chief Tim Cook gets social, joins Twitter [U]

09/20/2013, 03:09 pm

On the same day his firm released its newest iPhones, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook appears to have taken a step into the social media world, opening a Twitter account and letting slip a single tweet.

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App roundup: GTA V gets companion app, Twitter redesign coming, Google Play Books nabs single sign-on

09/16/2013, 05:09 pm

Grand Theft Auto-loving iPhone owners can get an early taste of San Andreas thanks to a new companion app, while Twitter is said to be redesigning its own first-party title, and Google is improving functionality in Google Play Books for iOS.

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Twitter, Gmail, iPlayer apps for iOS all receive updates

08/28/2013, 03:08 pm

Three major iOS apps saw updates today, with Google continuing to tighten service integration in its iOS offerings, the BBC's iPlayer getting AirPlay integration, and Twitter seeing a few interface changes.

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Twitter #music update now scans iPhone library for recommendations

08/09/2013, 02:08 pm

The Twitter #music app for iOS got an update on Friday, one that enables the app personalize music recommendations based on what tunes are already installed on a user's iPhone.

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Facebook adds video sharing to Instagram, similar to Vine, Lightt apps

06/20/2013, 03:06 pm

Just over a year after buying the Instagram photo sharing service for $1 billion, Facebook has added video sharing features that are similar to Vine, the video-only sharing app acquired by Twitter, and Lightt, an independent video sharing service.

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Twitter's Vine hits top spot among free App Store apps

04/09/2013, 11:04 am

Twitter's Vine has had a rough road to the top, but the video sharing program has made it there, taking the number one spot among free apps on Apple's App Store.

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New Twitter app to bring music streaming for iOS users

03/14/2013, 01:03 pm

Popular microblogging site Twitter will continue to expand its offerings, bringing a new app to Apple's iOS platform that allows users to play and share songs.

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Twitter may use Bluefin Labs acquisition to drive ad revenue

02/04/2013, 07:02 pm

With the purchase of social TV analytics firm Bluefin Labs, Twitter is looking to integrate its microblogging service with television in a big way, leveraging its massive user base to gain a marketing advantage on rivals like Facebook.

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Twitter 5.0 for iOS adds new iPad landscape mode

09/18/2012, 08:09 am

Twitter on Tuesday updated its iOS application, adding a new landscape mode for iPad users, and new profiles with header photos.

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Renowned Apple hacker Charlie Miller hired by Twitter

09/14/2012, 02:09 pm

Charlie Miller, a security expert who gained fame highlighting exploits in Apple's Mac and iOS operating systems, has been hired by social networking service Twitter.

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Tighter iTunes Twitter integration rumored to take place of Ping

08/01/2012, 06:08 pm

Coming on the heels of multiple claims of past Apple talks with Twitter, including old whispers of an investment in the company, a new report reveals the iPhone maker may be looking at using the micro-blogging service to fill the gap left by Ping when the service shuts down this year.

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Apple filing suggests searching social networks for automatic metadata

06/21/2012, 04:06 am

A newly-published patent application reveals Apple's interest in helping users more easily generate metadata for their files through a process that would automatically cull social network streams and the Internet for relevant metadata.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook promises more social integration

05/30/2012, 01:05 am

Even as he admitted that Apple may kill off its Ping social music discovery service, chief executive Tim Cook promised to add more social integration into its other products.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says Facebook is a 'friend,' won't commit to dividend

02/23/2012, 02:02 pm

Investors at Thursday's Apple shareholder meeting had the opportunity to ask the company's executives about a range of topics, including the prospect of an Apple television set, a stock dividend, and its relationship with Facebook.

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