Category Archives: Twitter

Twitter Disables Trump Tweet Over Copyright Complaint

HIGHLIGHTS US President Donald Trump had retweeted a video on Saturday Twitter removed the video after it received a DMCA notice The video was tweeted by White House social media director Dan Scavino Twitter disabled a campaign-style video that US President Donald Trump retweeted on Saturday, citing a copyright complaint. The video, which included music from… Read More »

Twitter to Label Misleading COVID-19 Information

Twitter will add labels and warning messages on some tweets with disputed or misleading information about COVID-19, the company said on Monday, as part of a new approach to misinformation that will eventually extend to other topics. Twitter’s new labels will provide links to more information in cases where the risk of harm from the… Read More »

Twitter Planning to Launch Threaded Conversations, ‘Who Is Online’ Feature

Twitter is planning to roll out threaded conversations like Facebook along with status indicators – showing who else is online among your followers – on its platform. In a tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday that the microblogging platform will soon get interesting updates. “Playing with some new Twitter features: presence (who else is on Twitter right now?)… Read More »

Twitter ends support for iOS 9, lower versions

Micro-blogging site Twitter is ending support for all iPhone and iPad users who are running iOS 9 or older versions of the operating system. According to a message in the app’s update text in its latest App Store released this week, only those users running iOS 10 or higher will continue to have a supported… Read More »

Twitter Says Will Suspend Users Posting Abusive Comments During Live Broadcasts

Twitter is getting tough on those who send abusive comments on its live streaming platform Periscope as the microblogging site said it would suspend the accounts of such habitual offenders from August 10. The company will enforce its Periscope Community Guidelines more aggressively by reviewing and suspending accounts of repeat offenders, TechCrunch reported on Saturday. “As part of our ongoing… Read More »

Twitter Says It Doesn’t ‘Shadow Ban’ US Republicans After Trump Tweet

President Donald Trump accused Twitter Inc on Thursday of restricting the visibility of prominent U.S. Republicans, without providing evidence, and the avid user of the social media platform promised to investigate. Trump accused the company of targeting fellow Republicans with a practice dubbed “shadow banning,” limiting the visibility of a Twitter user including in the… Read More »