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 […]

     
 
 

7 Ways to Quickly Tweet Without Getting Sucked into the Timeline Vortex

7 Ways to Quickly Tweet Without Getting Sucked into the Timeline Vortex

Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time on Twitter. Most of it is spent scrolling through my timeline. That’s not a bad thing. But I’ve noticed that I do it almost accidentally. There are times when I go to Twitter to catch up on my timeline and there are times when I’m scrolling through the TL and suddenly find […]

 
     
 
 

Twitter Adds Group Direct Messages and 30-second Video Clips

Twitter Adds Group Direct Messages and 30-second Video Clips    

We were telling you few days back that Twitter plans to release its new video feature. And guess what, Twitter has made the official announcement – bringing ‘a new mobile video experience’ and group messaging to its users. You can now finally send group messages on Twitter, being able to communicate with more than one person at a time. The […]

     
 
 

8 Tips and Tricks to Master Twitter

8 Tips and Tricks to Master Twitter

Just to summarize, there are more than 284 million users who actively tweet, retweet and follow others on Twitter at the moment. Apart from that, about 500 million tweets are published every day; 80% of users connect via their mobile phones and Twitter supports over 35 languages at the moment. With all these changes taking place since 2007, when Twitter […]

     
 
 

Twitter Plans to Release its New Video Feature in the Next Few Weeks [Report]

Twitter Plans to Release its New Video Feature in the Next Few Weeks [Report]

Facebook is the most popular social network in the world, followed by Twitter. And while it is quite hard for the micro-blogging platform to compete with Facebook, it’s always adding new features to gain new members and to please the current ones. One of the options that has been long overdue is the ability to upload and share videos with others. […]

     
 
 

Twitter Projects Direct Messages as Chat, a Messenger App Impending?

New email notification for DM

Twitter has changed the way it notifies users via email about the new Direct Message (DM) user has received. The subject of the email now reads “@User wants to chat with you on Twitter” instead of the usual “User (@user) has sent you a direct message on Twitter!”. I think it’s pretty obvious that Twitter is trying to project DMs […]