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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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Twitter launches 'Experiments' program for iOS, Google brings AirPlay to Slides

06/11/2015, 06:06 pm

Twitter is launching an "Experiments" beta-testing program for iOS, a report said on Thursday. Google meanwhile updated its three iOS Docs apps, most notably adding AirPlay and Chromecast support to Slides.

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President Obama uses iPhone to make first post on personal Twitter account [u]

05/18/2015, 02:05 pm

U.S. President Barack Obama made his first post from a personal Twitter account on Monday, doing so from an Executive Office iPhone despite previous worries about the device's security.

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Tweets coming to Apple's Spotlight search, Twitter CEO says

04/29/2015, 09:04 am

The already-cosy relationship between Apple and Twitter appears to be growing tighter, as the companies are now engaged in an effort to bring Twitter content to Apple's Spotlight search engine.

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Twitter upgrades trends features for mobile, drops #discover and activity

04/08/2015, 05:04 pm

Twitter today made a collection of changes to the way trends are presented in its iOS and Android apps, incorporating new information while simultaneously doing away with #discover and activity.

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Twitter's Periscope tackles interface and bug issues, Waze gets speed boosts, traffic bar

04/02/2015, 01:04 pm

Twitter today released its first update to Periscope, solving a variety of early glitches and interface issues, while Google upgraded its Waze navigation app to be faster and offer several new features, such as a traffic bar.

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TweetDeck for Mac gets catch-up update, Facebook debuts Riff video app for iPhone

04/01/2015, 02:04 pm

Twitter today released its first major TweetDeck for Mac update since August, bringing support for features like Teams and group messages, while Facebook launched Riff, an app for shooting and sharing collaborative videos.

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Twitter launches rebranded Periscope app for live video broadcasting

03/26/2015, 10:03 am

Just a few months after acquiring the app's original developer, Twitter has released a rebranded Periscope app for the iPhone, which lets users stream live broadcasts to Twitter followers, like chief rival Meerkat.

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