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Twitter for iOS gets 'Peek and Pop' 3D Touch gesture support, Google adds AMP integration

05/27/2016, 09:05 pm

Ubiquitous microblogging service Twitter on Friday released an updated version of its iOS app with native support for in-app "Peek and Pop" 3D Touch gestures, while Google refreshed its flagship search app with integrated Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology.

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Twitter for Mac catches up with iOS & Web via Moments, polls & more

05/04/2016, 03:05 pm

Twitter released an important update to its official Mac client on Wednesday, finally bringing the software's features closer to par with iOS and the Web.

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Apple opens official Apple News feed on Twitter to promote stories

04/05/2016, 03:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday inaugurated @applenews, a Twitter feed dedicated to promoting "top stories and great reads" from the Apple News app for iOS.

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Twitter wins rights to stream NFL's slate of Thursday Night Football games

04/05/2016, 11:04 am

In a major push into the content business, Twitter has won the rights to the National Football League's Thursday Night Football, and will stream 10 games online for free starting next season.

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Google, Facebook, Microsoft & Twitter expected to file motions backing Apple in unlock debate

02/25/2016, 05:02 pm

Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter are all expected to file amicus briefs in support of Apple, which is refusing to help the FBI unlock an iPhone 5c belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook over wider data privacy concerns.

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Apple takes on new PR rep for video content as former PR exec heads to Twitter

02/22/2016, 04:02 pm

Apple on Monday hired a former VP at AMC, Bernadette Simpao, to take charge of its PR efforts for apps and content on the Apple TV, along with several categories of iTunes media. Separately, Twitter officially hired former Apple PR executive Natalie Kerris to head its global communications team.

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Third OS X 10.11.4 beta fixes bug with shortened Twitter links in Safari

02/11/2016, 12:02 pm

The third OS X 10.11.4 beta solves issues Safari would encounter trying to load shortened Twitter links, according to a developer in contact with Apple.

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Twitter close to hiring former Apple PR executive Natalie Kerris, report says

01/27/2016, 11:01 pm

Twitter is on the verge of hiring Natalie Kerris -- once a major communications executive with Apple -- to take charge of its own communications unit, according to a report.

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Twitter removes ads for MVPs in bid to drive engagement

01/25/2016, 09:01 pm

Twitter is reducing the number of ads high-value users see in their feeds, or nixing them altogether, in a bid to keep the VIPs producing content, according to a Monday report.

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Twitter brings Periscope video streams into iOS users' timelines

01/12/2016, 11:01 am

People using the Twitter iOS app can now see Periscope video feeds embedded in tweets, instead of having to switch to the separate Periscope app, Twitter announced on Tuesday.

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Official Twitter for Mac app upgrades to catch up with mobile features

12/30/2015, 04:12 pm

Twitter updated its official Mac client on Wednesday, specifically aiming to bring the software up to par with its iOS app, both visually and in terms of features.

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Twitter recruits new VP of Diversity & Inclusion from Apple

12/29/2015, 03:12 pm

Twitter has officially appointed a new VP of Diversity & Inclusion, Jeffrey Siminoff, hiring him away from an identical role he held at Apple.

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Mark Cuban says Apple should remove Twitter from iOS App Store for objectionable content

12/11/2015, 06:12 pm

Serial entrepreneur Mark Cuban on Thursday called on Apple to banish Twitter -- ironically through Twitter itself -- from its iOS App Store for violating the company's app review policies, specifically those concerning objectionable user generated content.

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Twitter's Periscope claims App of the Year in Apple's 2015 App Store picks

12/09/2015, 01:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday published its annual Best of 2015 feature for the App Store, highlighting the company's own picks as well as overall bestsellers.

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Twitter plans to bring simpler logins to tvOS via Digits authentication

12/02/2015, 04:12 pm

Twitter on Wednesday introduced another simplified login option for fourth-generation Apple TV owners by way of its Digits service, now rolling out to tvOS developers.

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Apple turns to Twitter for official Apple Music tech support

10/14/2015, 10:10 am

Users who need help with the newly launched Apple Music subscription streaming service can now turn to an Apple-controlled Twitter account for technical support.

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Periscope live video viewing app in development for next-gen Apple TV - report

09/08/2015, 03:09 pm

Twitter's Periscope platform will come to the next-generation Apple TV in the form of a third-party app, to be available for download on the device's dedicated App Store, a new report reveals.

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Apple launches new gaming-centric Twitter account ahead of expected Apple TV refresh

09/03/2015, 07:09 pm

Apple activated a new Twitter account on Thursday dedicated to iOS App Store games and run by App Store editors, a move that some suggest could be tied to gaming capabilities for an expected Apple TV hardware refresh.

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Project Lightning to bring curated event tracking to Twitter

06/18/2015, 04:06 pm

Twitter is developing a new, human-curated event tracking feature for its Web and mobile apps under the codename Project Lightning, a report revealed on Thursday.

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to resign, 140-character limit lifted for direct messages

06/11/2015, 07:06 pm

Twitter announced two major, albeit unrelated, developments on Thursday, noting the departure of Dick Costolo as CEO and a crucial service change that raises direct messaging limits from 140 characters to 10,000.

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