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Hands on: Twitterrific 5.2.4 will make you like Twitter on the Mac again

03/05/2018, 10:03 am

In the wake of Twitter killing the official Mac app, there's going to be a power vacuum -- and Twitterrific can, and does, fill it.


With Twitter for Mac dead, here are the best alternatives for tweeting via macOS

03/01/2018, 01:03 pm

If you've been using Twitter for Mac, it's time to shop around. Twitter's recent announcement it would no longer offer its app for download in the Mac App Store or support existing downloads beyond March has Twitter app-loving Mac users scrambling for a replacement.


Twitter adds new sharing options including DMs & bookmarks

02/28/2018, 02:02 pm

Twitter on Wednesday began rolling out a new "share" icon in its iPhone and iPad apps, expanding the ways people can pass tweets around.


Tim Cook publicly commemorates the 63rd birthday of Steve Jobs with a Tweet

02/24/2018, 01:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook used Twitter to celebrate Steve Jobs' birthday, using one of the founder's own quotes.


Twitter shuts down official Twitter for Mac app

02/16/2018, 06:02 pm

Ubiquitous microblogging service Twitter on Friday announced an imminent end to its native Mac client, saying the change comes as part of efforts to maintain a consistent user experience across all platforms.


Podcast network TWiT sues Twitter for trademark infringement over social network's video push

01/18/2018, 01:01 pm

Twitter has been targeted in a lawsuit from podcast production company TWiT, with the social network accused of trademark infringement and a breach of contract after it started expanding into providing streaming video content to its users.


Apple transforms iTunes Movies Twitter account into @AppleTV

12/06/2017, 01:12 pm

Apple has rebranded its iTunes Movies account on Twitter as @AppleTV -- which, despite its name, is so far concentrated on the TV app for iPhones, iPads, and the Apple TV.


Twitter makes 280-character tweets official, begins global rollout

11/07/2017, 06:11 pm

Twitter on Tuesday brought a doubled 280-character limit on tweets out of limited testing, making the change official across most countries where the social network operates.


Tim Cook to appear on NBC News to discuss division and manipulation of people by social media

11/01/2017, 04:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will appear on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, and will discuss the alleged Russian manipulation of the U.S. populace with social media.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.