Twitter will combine shopping and livestreaming and will collaborate with Walmart to test a new feature

Twitter will combine shopping and livestreaming and will collaborate with Walmart to test a new feature

Twitter and Walmart are collaborating to launch an online shopping initiative via livestreams. The latest feature will allow users to make purchases from businesses directly on the microblogging platform while simultaneously watching a live broadcast. On November 28, the company will conduct its first live shopping stream test. Jason Derulo, a well-known R&B artist, will…

Twitter no longer crops image previews on the web

Twitter no longer crops image previews on the web

Twitter will no longer automatically crop image previews on the web after rolling out full-size image previews on mobile earlier this year. On Twitter for the web, images will now display in full without any cropping. Instead of gambling on how an image will show up in the timeline, images will look just like they did when you shot…

Twitter is rolling out a feature to make it easier to search a user’s tweets
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Twitter is rolling out a feature to make it easier to search a user’s tweets

Some Twitter users on iOS are starting to get access to a feature that makes it easy to search an individual user’s tweets. For those with access, when you navigate to a user’s profile, you’ll see a search icon in the top right corner of the screen on the user’s profile banner, next to the…

Twitter found a way to show users more ads
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Twitter found a way to show users more ads

Twitter says it’s going to test a new ad format and placement on its platform. On Wednesday, Twitter Revenue Product Lead Bruce Falck said Twitter would begin showing ads on mobile devices inside conversation threads after the first, third and eighth replies. While the company stopped short of confirming the change would be permanent, it did say…

Twitter will now let you remove followers without blocking them

Twitter will now let you remove followers without blocking them

After testing last month, Twitter is rolling out a feature to all web users that will let them remove followers without blocking them. This safety feature can be helpful if you want to avoid the repercussions of blocking someone — if a blocked user navigates to your profile after you block them, Twitter will tell them that…

Twitter is testing prompts that warn you when a conversation has bad vibes

Twitter is testing prompts that warn you when a conversation has bad vibes

If you’ve ever tweeted something innocuous that went on to kick off a firestorm of unwanted attention, you know full well that people on Twitter will fight about anything and everything — it’s the internet’s premier destination for high-speed, low-information opinion slinging, after all. Twitter has been working on ways to tone down the toxicity…

Twitter Is Working to Fix Disappearing Tweets Issue: All You Need to Know
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Twitter Is Working to Fix Disappearing Tweets Issue: All You Need to Know

Twitter has announced plans to release new updates that would prevent tweets from disappearing while the users are reading them. Many Twitter users have earlier complained that tweets will sometimes disappear from their view when the user switches back to the Twitter app or desktop website and start reading a Tweet. The timeline is said…

Twitter introduces a new label that allows the ‘good bots’ to identify themselves

Twitter introduces a new label that allows the ‘good bots’ to identify themselves

Written by Sarah Perez Twitter today is introducing a new feature that will allow accounts to self-identify as bots by adding a label to their profile. This feature is designed to help people better differentiate between automated accounts — like bots that retweet the news, public service announcements or other updates — from those operated…

Twitter is testing big ol’ full-width photos and videos

Twitter is testing big ol’ full-width photos and videos

Written by Taylor Hatmaker Twitter is exploring ways to build a more visually immersive experience with its latest test, which brings edge-to-edge tweets to the app on iOS. Full-width images and videos track for the direction the company has shown some interest in going lately. Twitter introduced bigger images with improved cropping controls for its…

Twitter May Soon Let Users Add Bitcoin, Ethereum Addresses to Their Profiles for Tips

Twitter May Soon Let Users Add Bitcoin, Ethereum Addresses to Their Profiles for Tips

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey suggested the new move in July by calling Bitcoin a “big part” of the platform’s future. Written by Jagmeet Singh Twitter May Soon Let Users Add Bitcoin, Ethereum Addresses to Their Profiles for Tips Twitter is found to be working on allowing users to add Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses to their…

Is Uber raising your fare based on your battery percentage?
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Is Uber raising your fare based on your battery percentage?

Is Uber raising your fare based on your battery percentage? Written By Aleksandar Anastasov The topic of privacy has been a heated one for some time now, and if you are wary of large companies taking a peek into your life without you knowing, you would not be the only one. Recently, a Twitter user reported…

The Six Biggest Blockchain Trends Everyone Should Know About In 2021
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The Six Biggest Blockchain Trends Everyone Should Know About In 2021

The Six Biggest Blockchain Trends Everyone Should Know About In 2021 Written by Bernard Marr Blockchain has been one of the most talked-about tech trends of the last few years. As with many other trends that were important before the pandemic hit, it didn’t make as many headlines in 2021 as it has done previously….

An innovative game is helping Ugandan women to combat online violence

An innovative game is helping Ugandan women to combat online violence

An innovative game is helping Ugandan women to combat online violence Written By Amy Fallon Rocking a sharp fuchsia pink blazer with high cut trousers and a flower behind one ear, Goitse, a Botswanan college student living in Rwanda, is described as an “ardent feminist” who loves a “soft life.” When she hears about a…