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Twitter adds native support for animated GIFs

Twitter adds native support for animated GIFs

Twitter announced today via their support account that animated GIFs are now officially supported on Twitter.com, Android and iPhone. Previously, users needed to upload GIFs via a third-party service, but now they can be uploaded and viewed directly to Twitter. So far this only works at...
Twitter rolling out ability to mute accounts in official apps

Twitter rolling out ability to mute accounts to its official apps

Rejoice! Twitter now has a mute button! Well, it's more so a mute option, to be hidden under the profile settings gear in web client as well as the official Twitter apps for Android and iOS, but there's a mute option coming to Twitter regardless. Merely select that option for the user that's...
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Twitter rolling out updates to make photos 'more social'

Photo tagging and adding multiple pictures to a Tweet are coming soon Twitter is pushing out a new update to their mobile apps for iOS and Android, and this time it's all about sharing pictures. With today's update you can tag up to 10 people in your images without wasting any of your 140...

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Twitter is about to make direct messages a little less maddening

Managing your direct messages on Twitter is about to get a lot more convenient, as the microblogging service announced today that it is rolling out an update over the coming weeks that makes "deleting DMs more consistent" across the web and mobile. Twitter is also in the process of updating its...
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How to block and mute users on Twitter

You may want to limit contact with some Twitter accounts. This is how to do it. We know that there might be situations in which you would want to limit contact with certain people or groups on Twitter. Whatever the reason, there are ways to go about doing so. First, you can mute users. This will...
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The best Twitter apps for Android

Looking for the best Twitter apps on Android? Here they are. Smartphones can help keep us constantly connected. With that great power, we can give the world a play-by-play of our lives. We can also watch others do the same. For those exciting play-by-plays, many people turn to Twitter. There...
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Twitter acquires live video platform SnappyTV

After adding native support for animated GIFs earlier this week, Twitter is focusing on live videos by acquiring SnappyTV, a service that allows content creators to edit and share live videos from TV broadcasts quickly. Launched in 2010, SnappyTV has collaborated with Twitter in the past, both...
Twitter adds native support for animated GIFs

Twitter adds native support for animated GIFs

Twitter announced today via their support account that animated GIFs are now officially supported on Twitter.com, Android and iPhone. Previously, users needed to upload GIFs via a third-party service, but now they can be uploaded and viewed directly to Twitter. So far this only works at...
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New Twitter feature allows you to embed tweets within your tweets

Twitter is testing a new feature that allows you to embed tweets within your tweets, provided you're using the official Twitter client for Android. To embed a tweet, you have to copy the link to the tweet and paste it in the text box of the app. The feature gives you the ability to add your...
Twitter is now backing out of talks to acquire SoundCloud.

Twitter no longer mulling SoundCloud acquisition

We had reported that Twitter is considering making a bid to acquire German music service SoundCloud, but now it appears that the social network is no longer interested in a deal. "Twitter considered buying German music-streaming service SoundCloud, but it has backed out of the talks, according...
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Twitter reportedly looking to buy SoundCloud after failing with first music venture

Twitter is reportedly looking to acquire SoundCloud in what could be its biggest acquisition to date. According to Re/code, which cites sources familiar with the matter, SoundCloud's 250 million consumer base is a major motivator behind the deal. Berlin-based SoundCloud received a funding of $...
Twitter rolling out ability to mute accounts in official apps

Twitter rolling out ability to mute accounts to its official apps

Rejoice! Twitter now has a mute button! Well, it's more so a mute option, to be hidden under the profile settings gear in web client as well as the official Twitter apps for Android and iOS, but there's a mute option coming to Twitter regardless. Merely select that option for the user that's...
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Google Tweets blue-themed Android dialer app, Internet goes wild

Someone manning the @googlenexus Twitter account was helping a user with an issue, and sent out a picture of the phone dialer app. Apparently, they're not using the same version of Android that the rest of us little people are using, and the new color theme has caused quite the uproar. @...

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