Social Media Roundup: Twitter Like Button May Phase Out, Viber Adds Message Edits, Ads In WhatsApp

“Social Media Roundup” is a weekly roundup of news pertaining to all of your favorite websites and applications used for social networking. Published on Sundays, “Social Media Roundup” will help you stay up-to-date on all the important social media news you need to know. Facebook Breaking News Breaking news in FacebookFacebook Facebook is now offering … Read more Social Media Roundup: Twitter Like Button May Phase Out, Viber Adds Message Edits, Ads In WhatsApp

Twitter Tests New Web Interface, iOS Update Brings Audio-Only Broadcasts

Twitter is looking to redesign its Web interface, and has started testing out the new design with a few users. The new interface brings the ability to bookmark pages, a new data-saver mode has been added, and a night mode toggle has been introduced as well. There is a new compose window, new options for embed … Read more Twitter Tests New Web Interface, iOS Update Brings Audio-Only Broadcasts

Twitter India, White Swan Foundation Join Hands to Spread Information About Suicide Prevention

In a bid to raise awareness on suicide prevention in India, Twitter India on Monday announced a partnership with non-profit organisation White Swan Foundation in which, the company will provide them with #adsforgood grants to help them reach more people. Twitter, in partnership with the International Association for Suicide Prevention, also launched a special emoji for the … Read more Twitter India, White Swan Foundation Join Hands to Spread Information About Suicide Prevention

Twitter CEO to Testify Before US House Panel on September 5

Twitter’s chief executive will testify before a US House of Representatives committee on September 5, the panel said on Friday, after some Republicans raised concerns about social media companies removing content from conservatives. The House Energy and Commerce Committee “intends to ask tough questions about how Twitter monitors and polices content,” Republican Representative Greg Walden, the panel’s … Read more Twitter CEO to Testify Before US House Panel on September 5

Twitter Launches Requests Tab and Quality Filter for Direct Messages

Twitter has rolled out a new filtering tool for Direct Messages on its platform. The social media giant has introduced a new feature where users will be able to filter out unwanted messages. Twitter will now show two sections – Inbox and Requests. While the Inbox tab will be filled with messages from users you follow, … Read more Twitter Launches Requests Tab and Quality Filter for Direct Messages

Twitter Explains Decision to Remove Support for ‘Outdated Developer Tools’

In its bid to deliver better experiences for its users, Twitter has removed support for some outdated but key developer tools in third-party apps. In a blog post on Thursday, Twitter said it will remove access to application programme interfaces (APIs) needed to power push notifications and an auto-refreshing timeline. “We’ve chosen to stop investing in other products including two … Read more Twitter Explains Decision to Remove Support for ‘Outdated Developer Tools’

Twitter Threatened With Shutdown in Pakistan: Report

Micro-blogging platform Twitter has been asked by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to comply with its requests to block objectionable content or face a shutdown in the country, the media reported on Thursday. According to a report in Dawn, Twitter is in danger of being banned in Pakistan because of the government’s inability to force the tech giant … Read more Twitter Threatened With Shutdown in Pakistan: Report

Twitter Threatened With Shutdown in Pakistan: Report

Micro-blogging platform Twitter has been asked by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to comply with its requests to block objectionable content or face a shutdown in the country, the media reported on Thursday. According to a report in Dawn, Twitter is in danger of being banned in Pakistan because of the government’s inability to force the tech giant … Read more Twitter Threatened With Shutdown in Pakistan: Report

Twitter Lite Android App, Optimised for Slow Data Connections, Launched in India

Micro-blogging platform Twitter has made its data-friendly Twitter Lite Android app available in 21 more countries, including India, which can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Built for 2G and 3G networks which are still in use in several parts of India, Twitter Lite has an install size of 3MB, saves data and space and loads quickly on unreliable networks. “While … Read more Twitter Lite Android App, Optimised for Slow Data Connections, Launched in India