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Topic: Twitter

Twitter pulls buggy app from Apple Watch without announcement

09/27/2017, 11:09 am

The latest Twitter update for the iPhone also disables its accompanying Apple Watch app, potentially as a temporary measure while the company deals with complaints about crashes.

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Twitter to test 280-character tweets, doubling current limitation

09/26/2017, 06:09 pm

A select set of Twitter users are being freed from their 140-character shackles, at least temporarily, as the ubiquitous social network tests methods by which users can better express themselves while maintaining the brevity that popularized the platform.

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Apple, Facebook, Google & others sign brief concerned about warrantless location tracking

08/15/2017, 12:08 pm

Several high-profile technology companies, including Apple, have submitted a amicus brief in a key case at the U.S. Supreme Court, expressing concerns about warrantless police access to cellphone location data.

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Twitter launches redesigned iOS app with new look, use of Safari's in-app viewer

06/15/2017, 12:06 pm

Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out a new edition of its app for Apple's iPhone and iPad, giving it a new look and interface, as well as making some functional improvements including more convenient use of Safari for viewing links.

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Apple's latest tweet ads for iPad Pro tout Apple Pencil, A10X Fusion chip

06/09/2017, 02:06 pm

Continuing its lighthearted ad campaign based on user tweets, Apple has published a pair of new advertisements ahead of next week's iPad Pro refresh, boasting about the capabilities of the new A10X Fusion chip and the lag-free Apple Pencil.

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President Trump's iPhone reportedly has one app installed: Twitter

05/25/2017, 10:05 am

The iPhone used by U.S. President Donald Trump is said to have just one third-party app loaded onto it -- Twitter, which he uses to communicate his agenda directly to the world.

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Twitter updates Apple TV app with live 360-degree video & Periscope Global Map

05/24/2017, 04:05 pm

Twitter on Wednesday updated its Apple TV app with support for a few new features, including live 360 video support and the Periscope Global Map. On iOS, at least some users should now able to link their account to an Apple TV.

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Twitter adds 11 more streaming offerings in live video push

05/02/2017, 09:05 am

Shortly after annnouncing a 24/7 streaming news deal with Bloomberg, Twitter has revealed another 11 video offerings, covering not just news but sports, music, and other fields.

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Bloomberg partners with Twitter to generate 24/7 streaming video news service

05/01/2017, 08:05 am

News titan Bloomberg and Twitter have teamed up to create a service for constant news streaming on the social media venue 24 hours a day.

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Editorial: An ad-free, premium social network... from Apple

03/19/2017, 01:03 am

Apple has several elements of a social network already, with evidence pointing to plans for expansion. Here's why the company needs a strong social strategy, and how a social network from Apple could uniquely address the issues of online harassment, fake news, surveillance advertising, clickbait and viral plagiarism.

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Apple Music ambassador program offers Twitter promoters 3 free months for pushing streaming service

03/16/2017, 03:03 pm

Starting Thursday, Apple Music launched a new user-driven promotional program on Twitter with the hashtag "#MusicForEveryMinute", promoted by student ambassadors who will be rewarded with an extra three months of free subscription.

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Apple retains top spot on Laptop's tech support rankings for third year straight

03/10/2017, 11:03 am

For a third consecutive year, tech publication Laptop has once again awarded the best score in its Tech Support Showdown to Apple, commending its support via phone calls, online chat, and social media accounts.

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Twitter rolls out upgraded 'Explore' tab for all iPhone, iPad users

01/26/2017, 03:01 pm

Completing a test phase, Twitter on Thursday announced the widescale debut of a new "Explore" tab for iPhone and iPad users, grouping together several features including a relocated Moments interface.

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Twitter starts looping brief video clips ahead of impending Vine service closure

01/17/2017, 03:01 pm

Twitter has started automatically looping all short videos uploaded to the microblogging service in preparation for the imminent closure of Vine, while also giving users of the video service a little more time to download uploaded clips.

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Twitter debuts live 360-degree video posts powered by Periscope

12/28/2016, 08:12 pm

Adding to a slowly growing set of value-added services, Twitter on Wednesday activated live 360-degree video streaming capabilities through its subsidiary Periscope, an interactive feature that puts viewers in the middle of the action.

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Twitter iOS app integrates Periscope-based live video, Instagram adds bookmarking support

12/14/2016, 01:12 pm

Twitter on Wednesday updated its iOS and Android apps with integrated live video broadcasting, while Instagram added yet another feature to its mobile apps, namely the long-awaited ability to bookmark posts.

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Twitter links missing usernames in iOS replies to testing gaffe

12/09/2016, 04:12 pm

Twitter is apologizing for brief problems with its iOS app on Thursday, which stripped @names from replies, making some conversations -- especially those with multiple people -- inherently confusing.

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Twitter plans crackdown on developers & organizations exploiting data for surveillance

11/23/2016, 11:11 am

Over the next several months, Twitter will embark on a crackdown on developers building surveillance tools to track protesters and activists, the company said this week in announcement.

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Mozilla launches ad-blocking Firefox Focus browser for iOS, Twitter updates notifications for iOS 10

11/17/2016, 01:11 pm

Mozilla on Thursday launched a new privacy-focused iOS Web browser, Firefox Focus, while Twitter started rolling support for iOS 10's more detailed notifications.

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@AppleSupport picks up Twitter award for customer service

11/10/2016, 03:11 pm

Twitter on Thursday handed Apple's official support account a Gold #Customer prize, coming as part of the first annual Twitter Awards, meant to recognize the social network's advertising partners.

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