Twitter has recently rolled out a new update. The update is specially for iOS users. As per the new update, a new 'Section' tab has been added in search. The update is rolled out for iOS users in the US.
Twitter is seen testing its new home button and is all set to switch the order of tweets. The feature is said to be launched in the coming next weeks. It is basically testing a "way to switch between a timeline of tweets that are most relevant for you and also a timeline for the latest tweets. Twitter is testing its home button in order to help its 326 million users to switch the order of the tweets which they see.
Twitter has recently fired an engineer after reports of him sying on the accounts of Saudi dissidents came into picture. It is said that the engineer ali Alazabarah had joined Facebook in the year 2013 and had rosed to an engineering post which basically gave him access to user details including phone numbers, and even IP addresses.
Twitter seems to again come under the radar. Twitter is currently said to be under investigation for the purpose of data collection through its link-shortening system. The investigation is regarding concerns about how much data gets collected through its t.co link-shortening tool.
Twitter has recently launched a special 'Gandhi emoji' in order to celebrate Bapu's birthday. In order to see the emoji appearing you need to use the following hashtag #GandhiJayanti, #MahatmaGandhi, #MKGandhi, #BapuAt150, #MyGandhigiri, #NexusOfGood, and #MahatmaAt150.
A recent bug in Twitter might have sent users' DM's to unknown developers. Direct messages from approximately 3 millionn users were exposed to outsiders as claimed by Twitter. The bug started from May 2017 and after getting discovered the company mentioned that the bug is fixed.
According to sources, Twitter will now allow users to switch between chronological and also the most relevant tweets. It has recently announced a new timeline feature which enables users to catch up on the 'best tweets first'.
Twitter has launched an audio-only broadcasting feature so that users can broadcast their voice to their followers without being seen. The feature is currently publicly available for all iOS users of the Twitter app and live-streaming app Periscope. Users can go to the "Go Live" button on the compose screen to use this audio broadcast option.
Twitter has finally suspended Infowars and Alex Jones, a month later after companies like Apple, Facebook, and YouTube removed the infamous user. Alex Jones, is an infamous conspiracy theorist and owner of 'Infowars', known for his controversial theories and blog posts. Twitter permanently removed Alex Jones citing violation of “abusive behavior” rules.