Tag: Twitter

Twitter Announces Super Follows for $4.99/Month, Auto Blocking, More

Twitter, today at its Annual Investor Relations virtual event, announced new features for its platform. The new features include auto-blocking, Facebook-like communities, and Super Follows. Here’s everything you need to know. Super Follow Revealed during its Analyst Day event, Super Follow is a Patreon-like paid service from the social media giant. Twitter says it’s been […]

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FTC wants to know how TikTok, YouTube, and Facebook use your data

7 hours ago The FTC has ordered TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, and others to explain how they collect and use your data. Officials want to know how they use data for ads and promoting videos. They’re particularly concerned about how this affects kids and teens. Are you worried that social video giants are mishandling your data? […]

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New #AppleEvent Hashtag Goes Live on Twitter Ahead of Rumored iPhone 12 Event Announcement

Apple is rumored to either send out press invites for its iPhone 12 launch event or announce the Apple Watch Series 6 and iPad Air later today. The announcement was rumored to go live at 9 AM EST, though that did not happen. Nonetheless, the #AppleEvent emoji hashtag has gone live on Twitter suggesting the […]

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Twitter’s new tools could lead to better third-party apps

55 minutes ago Twitter has introduced an API that gives third-party apps considerably more power. Conversation threads, poll results, spam filtering and other features are finally available elsewhere. These apps still won’t be as powerful as the official clients. Third-party Twitter apps have usually missed on out key features of the official software, but that […]

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Twitter warns security hole might have exposed Android users’ direct messages

23 minutes ago Twitter has disclosed an Android security flaw that could expose direct messages. Users running Android Oreo or Pie were vulnerable. There’s no evidence attackers have used it so far. Twitter has revealed a serious security flaw in its app just days after intruders compromised high-profile accounts. An “underlying Android OS security issue,” disclosed […]

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Twitter Asks Users If They Are Interested in ‘Undo Send’ Feature as Part of Paid Subscription

Earlier this month, rumors suggested that Twitter is readying a premium subscription for its user. Twitter’s job description revealed that the company is working on creating a new subscription platform and is hiring for the same. Twitter has now introduced a survey that asks users what services would they like to have as part of […]

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Here’s how all those high-profile Twitter accounts got hacked

57 seconds ago Twitter says an internal tool was used to hack high-profile accounts. Hackers apparently used the tool to change email addresses associated with affected accounts. Twitter is working to restore all hacked accounts but has locked access to them for now. The massive Twitter breach of high-profile accounts belonging to celebrities, politicians, trillion-dollar […]

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