According to recent reports, Twitter users will nolonger be able to cross-post tweets on Facebook. This was basically due to the fact that Facebook had revoked the API access for apps and had also failed to submit a review before the deadline of August 01. This led to the above consequences.
Twitter has finally revealed how it ranks tweets on search results after recent accusations that it was deliberately not suggesting some accounts even when the specific account name was searched. It says that the tweets are ranked based on majorly their general popularity and user's activity.
According to People Magazine, Priyanka Chopra and American Singer, Nick Jonas reportedly got engaged on July 18. The couple who has been publicly dating for 2 months fueled engagement rumors after a tweet by director Ali Zafar, which stated Priyanka wasn't part of his film anymore due to a "special reason".
As a measure of fighting against cryptocurrency, scammers are leaving deceptive links as replies in Musk’s tweets. Twitter after its recent update automatically locks unverified and bot accounts that change their display name to Elon Musk.
Recently, Twitter went on a purging spree for deleting all fake accounts that led to many famous accounts losing millions of followers in one day. President Donald Trump lost 340,000 followers, Former President Barack Obama lost 3 million. Rihanna is down by 2 million followers.
Twitter one of the trending social media platforms is all set to acquire the anti-abuse technology provide which is the Smyte. The recent was announced recently by Twitter regarding this acquisition. Smyte is San Francisco-based technology company which is basically into providing safety services. It was founded by Google and Instagram engineers in the year 2014 primarily to stop online abuse, harassment, spamming and providing safety to users.
Twitter is known for its strict control of the services that it provides its users and what third-party developers can do with its data. The company has made more changes to its API (application programming interface) to strengthen its control over how third-party developers can access its data stream. These changes has pushed one of the most popular Twitter analytics tools, Favstar to shut down.
Twitter’s latest effort to curb trolling and abuse on the site takes some of the burden off users and places it on the company’s algorithms. If you tap on a Twitter or real-world celebrity’s tweet, more often than not there’s a bot as one of the first replies. This has been an issue for so long it’s a bit ridiculous, but it all has to do with the fact that Twitter really only arranges tweets by quality inside search results and in back-and-forth conversations.
On Thursday, May 3, Twitter announced it had discovered a bug that stored passwords that unmasked all its 336 million accounts. As a precaution, Twitter suggests all users change their passwords. The social network has made it very clear that this is not a data breach, but a precautionary step. Twitter says it has no reason to believe that anyone had access to the data, but suggests users change passwords as a precautionary measure. But what does this all mean?