Ever wished you had a virtual duct tape for some of those less savory tweets and people? Now you do! Thanks to the new mute function that Twitter has just implemented, coming to your official Twitter app and web site soon.
Talon, one of the more popular Twitter clients, is seeing an upgrade to bring it closer to full functionality with the service it represents. The update will allow for newer Twitter features to be taken advantage of inside of Talon, while also getting a UI tweak. In at least one instance, it might be ahead of the Twitter curve.
Another day, another acquisition announcement has been made. This latest involves the Cover lockscreen app, who have been picked up by Twitter. Yes, Cover is now a part of Twitter. The folks behind the app have released a statement, and at least for now it seem the Cover app will remain available.
Vine updated their service today to afford us the luxury of sending short video messages directly to each other. The service has been made available for Vine users to send messages to non-Viners as well, but comes with a few security features and profile tweaks.
Do you use Google+? How about Twitter? While the userbase may not overlap all the time, a new study shows the overall numbers might be about the same. According to the study, the number of Google+ users is nearly identical to that of Twitter. The study also shows engagement on Google’s social site is much better for advertisers, but there are many holes in the story, here.
Timehop, as a service, has been around for many years now. But given the app just recently arrived in the Play Store, it may be one that flew under the radar of many Android users. The premise here is simple, Timehop takes you back in time. The app is one that you'll only need to launch once per day, and it will show you what you were doing one, two, three and four years earlier.
Twitter is upgrading their service today, adding the ability to tag people in photos. We will also be able to add more than one photo to a post soon, too, with Twitter noting the maximum being four. The two changes add a neat social layer to a platform that helped created social networking.
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To celebrate eight years of 140-character bliss, Twitter is making some changes. Those alterations could change twitter as we know it, but also serve to make the entire platform more modern. Twitter is also allowing us to revisit our first tweet, which should be as hilarious as it is embarrassing.
Twitter, who has been at the forefront of protecting our data from the prying eyes of the NSA and other entities, has apparently stopped plans for further safeguarding our messages. A new report suggests that Twitter, which had plans to encrypt private messages via their service, has since dropped those plans altogether. There is no timetable for the project to come back, either.