Twitter to Open itself for Acquisition, Possible Suitors Include Google, Salesforce and Microsoft

Twitter to Open itself for Acquisition, Possible Suitors Include Google, Salesforce and Microsoft

Soon after popular professional networking portal LinkedIn got acquired by Microsoft, another social networking giant Twitter continues to inch its way to a sale process. As per a report by CNBC, internet giants like Google, Microsoft and even a SaaS company like Salesforce have shown interest in acquiring the struggling social media giant. Twitter’s revenue graph isn’t faring really well […]

     
 
 

Twitter Throws Open the Verification Process for all its Unverified Users

Twitter Throws Open the Verification Process for all its Unverified Users

Getting your Twitter Profile verified was considered nothing less than a wizardry. I personally know people who have been struggling to get that blue tick next to their profiles but in vain. It is usually celebrity profiles that are rewarded with the Verified account batch and the list also includes lesser-known professionals including Journalists and YouTubers. That being said the […]

     
 
 

Storm It is an Android App that Lets You TweetStorm with Ease

Storm It is an Android App that Lets You TweetStorm with Ease

Twitter has been around for quite long and during its inception, the SMS was in vogue. Taking a cue from the same, a group of young programmers wanted to help users send SMS to a group of people. Mind it, SMS as a technology didn’t work that well with long messages and usually it was these long messages that would […]

     
 
 

Twitter’s New Dashboard Feature is Aimed at Helping Small Businesses

Twitter’s New Dashboard Feature is Aimed at Helping Small Businesses

Twitter seems to be on the roll as the micro blogging site has now announced a new feature, Twitter Dashboard. The dashboard comes right after Twitter introduced Engage and an app or influencers. Now Twitter is seemingly targeting the small businesses with the Dashboard. Dashboard has been built on similar lines as Engage tool but the former is more inclined […]

     
 
 

Twitter Relaxes the 140-Character Limit, Stops Counting Links and Images

Twitter Relaxes the 140-Character Limit, Stops Counting Links and Images

Last time around twitter had introduced a feature which allowed people to quote tweet so that one could re tweet and still get some characters to tweet about the same. The rumor mills were speculating that Twitter would completely do away with the 140-character limit but it turns out that the character limit has only been relaxed as of now. […]

     
 
 

Off the Marc! 10 Things You Simply Do Not Do on Twitter

Off the Marc! 10 Things You Simply Do Not Do on Twitter

It is one of the most popular social networks in the world and notwithstanding all the hashtags talking of its demise (following news of timeline tweaks), continues to go strong. But for all the communication that Twitter offers, it is also a very brutal and cruel place, for the simple reason that in most cases, you really do not have […]

 
     
 
 

Twitter has a Customer Experience Problem

Twitter has a Customer Experience Problem

The app that makes most sense to a person of diverse interests? Twitter perhaps. It was certainly the first service that interested me. Almost 8 years ago, on signing up I didn’t quite know what to do with it. Some of its early adopters, well known faces of the digital space, talked a lot about social media and the nuances […]

 
     
 
 

The Fight to be the Default Destination to Read News

The Fight to be the Default Destination to Read News

There’s a new trend in the tech field where every company is trying to become your default destination to consume news. This battle is a little inter-connected with every player who is trying to become the default destination having some connection or leverage over publishers. The ones that I’ll be considering in this article are Facebook, Google, Twitter and Apple. […]

 
     
 
 

Twitter’s New Timeline Algorithm is Now Rolling Out

Twitter’s New Timeline Algorithm is Now Rolling Out

After a controversial debate and years of testing, Twitter, the social network that was in news for all the wrong reasons a couple of days back is finally rolling out its new timeline algorithm aimed to increase user engagement. The new feature, live on Twitter’s mobile app and the web, will rank tweets based on popularity, timeliness and how often […]

     
 
 

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Amidst an organisational shuffle and a myriad of other issues, Twitter is planning to introduce a timeline based on an algorithm. The new timeline is expected to reorder the tweets based on the Twitter’s algorithm analogy. For instance, the Tweets which the algorithm thinks is relevant for you will be displayed. Now this also means that Twitter will mark its […]